Report: Cubs Having Active Talks With RHP Yu DarvishThe Chicago Cubs are having active talks with free agent Yu Darvish, hoping to add the right-hander to their rotation as they try for a second championship in three seasons.
Rangers Sign 3 Players To Minor League Deals With Spring Training InvitesThe Rangers have signed catcher Curt Casali, outfielder Jose Cardona and pitcher Tayler Scott to minor league contracts that include invitations to the team's spring training.
Rangers Reach 1-Year Deals With Diekman, Kela, ProfarThe Texas Rangers have signed 1-year deals with left-handed pitcher Jake Diekman, right-handed pitcher Keone Kela, and infielder Jurickson Profar for the 2018 season.
Rangers Announce Game Times For 2018 SeasonThe Texas Rangers will open the 2018 regular season at home against the Houston Astros on Thursday, March 29.
Abbott Dons Astros Jersey To Pose For Pictures With World Series TrophyThe World Series trophy captured by the Astros has temporarily gone on display at the Texas Capitol, after Gov. Greg Abbott had a chance to pose for pictures with it.
Rangers Open Baseball, Business Deal With Japan's Nippon HamThe Texas Rangers and Japan's Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters are starting a multiyear agreement this year that will involve baseball and business operations.
Rangers Pitcher Perez Breaks Elbow In Mishap With Bull, Has SurgeryTexas Rangers left-hander Martin Perez broke his non-pitching elbow in a mishap with a bull and is likely to miss the start of the season.
Free Agent Yu Darvish Meets With CubsDarvish tweeted a statement in Japanese confirming the get-together amid reports that Chicago executives Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer were in Dallas to speak with him.
Rangers Sign RHP Chris Martin To 2-Year Deal The Texas Rangers have signed free agent pitcher Chris Martin to a 2-year contract, the team announced Friday.
LA Angels Get Ian Kinsler From Detroit For 2 Minor LeaguersKinsler hit .236 with 22 home runs and 52 RBIs in 139 games last season for the rebuilding Tigers, who tied San Francisco for the worst record in the majors at 64-98. He is due to earn $11 million next season in the final year of his contract.
Jose Canseco Says He'd "Never Complain" About Sexual MisconductA series of tweets on Tuesday by former baseball player Jose Canseco about sexual misconduct and politicians could put his job as a studio analyst on Athletics telecasts in jeopardy.
MLB Umpire Dale Scott Retires Rather Than Risk Another ConcussionVeteran crew chief Dale Scott missed nearly the entire 2017 season after a foul ball off of the bat of Baltimore slugger Mark Trumbo on April 14 caught him hard in the mask.