Ron Washington would like someone to step up and seize the everyday catcher role — it just hasn’t happened.
In a span of three days the week before opening day, the Rangers scratched ace Yu Darvish from that scheduled start because of neck stiffness, and found out they would be without second baseman Jurickson Profar and catcher Geovany Soto for 10 to 12 weeks each because of injuries.
Texas catcher Geovany Soto has a tear in his right knee that will sideline him for 10 to 12 weeks. He will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair the torn cartilage.
When Rangers manager Ron Washington fills out his lineup card, he will likely write down the names of players from seven different countries, plus Puerto Rico.
Free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski has agreed to a deal with the Boston Red Sox, CBS Sports Jon Heyman reports.
A person familiar with the negotiations says that free-agent catcher Brian McCann and the Yankees are about to complete a five-year deal for around $85 million.
The Texas Rangers have re-signed catcher Geovany Soto to a one-year deal, the team announced on Tuesday.
The Rangers have made a $14.1 million qualifying contract offer for next season to Nelson Cruz, the All-Star slugger who served a 50-game suspension this year.
The Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-2 last night for four-game series split that left the teams tied atop the AL wild-card race.
For the first time since July 27, AJ Pierznyski will not be behind the plate when Yu Darvish takes the mound against the Pirates on Monday.
Leonys Martin hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and the Texas Rangers , pulled out a 14-11 victory over the Los Angeles Angels that took nearly five hours Tuesday night.
A.J. Pierzynski hit a game-tying homer and Geovany Soto hit a game-ending homer as the Rangers snapped a losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Angels on Monday night.