The Rangers, who won 91 games last year but failed to make the playoffs, had arguably the best offseason of any team in baseball, adding offensive studs Shin-Soo Choo and Prince Fielder to a lineup that underperformed and fell short of expectations.
The Rangers kept left-hander Matt Harrison from throwing on Tuesday because of neck stiffness. A day later, he started feeling some discomfort in his lower back.
The Rangers’ 2012 opening day starter had hip resurfacing surgery last August, but says he feels “no pain” in his recovery.
So much is new this spring for the All-Star slugger. He’s in Arizona for spring training, not Florida. He has a No. 84 on the back of his uniform, not No. 28. And he is on a new team.
It’s just the first day of spring training for the Texas Rangers, and manager Ron Washington has already set his Opening Day lineup for 2014.
The Rangers ace was even in a joking mood Tuesday at spring training. Darvish wisecracked that the New York Yankees might have paid too much for fellow Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka
The Texas Rangers expected prospect Jurickson Profar to become their everyday second baseman in 2014. That expectation is on hold — at least for now.
Colby Lewis has been down this road before. He has come back from rotator cuff and elbow surgeries. This time, he’s trying to make the Rangers after an operation on his hip.
New Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler doesn’t mind admitting that he had gotten comfortable in Texas, where he had spent his entire professional career before being traded.
Fitting in with a new team is old news for Matt Garza. Over the past eight seasons, he’s pitched for the Twins, Rays, Cubs and Rangers, compiling a 67-67 record.
Yu Darvish got right down to business when Rangers pitchers and catchers reported to spring training on Sunday. Darvish is set to start on opening day on March 31.
The Texas Rangers and first baseman Mitch Moreland have agreed to a one-year contract for the 2014 season, the team announced on Friday.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your recap for the week ending September 30, 2013.