The Rangers view deals for both Cliff Lee and Josh Beckett as “long shots” at the moment, sources suggest.
The Rangers, in search of a high-end pitcher to top their rotation, have focused their attention almost entirely on Cole Hamels and Zack Greinke. But what about Cliff Lee?
Somewhere along the line, Josh Hamilton, one of the most feared hitters in baseball and a man of faith, has become Major League Baseball’s version of Tim Tebow.
Josh Hamilton’s four homers in Tuesday night’s 10-3 win by the Rangers in Baltimore was the greatest show of power in franchise history. But that’s it. Let’s not get carried away.
After letting Cliff Lee and C.J. Wilson walk, the Texas Rangers are betting all their yen on Yu Darvish
Adrian Beltre most likely wouldn’t be with the Texas Rangers had Cliff Lee agreed to a big contract and stayed last winter.
Cliff Lee threw eight dominant innings against the team he led to the World Series last year, Ryan Howard hit a solo homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Texas Rangers 2-0 Saturday night.
Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee says a side muscle strain is the reason his first bullpen session lasted just eight pitches a week ago.
Cliff Lee and the Phillies have finalized a $120 million, five-year contract that brings the star pitcher back to Philadelphia. Lee spurned more lucrative offers from the Texas Ranger and the Yankees.
“I enjoyed my time in Seattle, I enjoyed my time in Texas. Looking back, I’m kind of glad. I got to go back to the World Series.”
“It’s not like we were just looking at Cliff – but obviously he was our first choice,” said Daniels.
Ace left-hander Cliff Lee ended up being only a half-season rental in the Lone Star State after the Rangers got him from Seattle.