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 Rangers GM Jon Daniels joined Ben & Skin in the pressbox live from Surprise Stadium at Rangers spring training to talk some baseball with the boys.
Jon Daniels chased down Jeff Cavanaugh in Surprise, challenging him to ask the “tough” questions after calling him a “Twitter tough guy.”
Ian Kinsler says an ESPN The Magazine story about him was ‘written for drama’ – and he says some critical comments attributed to him about the Texas Rangers were taken out of context.
With Kinsler’s ‘tell-all’ interview wishing ill on the Rangers and saying GM Jon Daniels ‘is a sleazeball’, Daniels joined 105.3 The Fan’s GBag Nation at spring training to give his comments.
Baseball has new technology available in three different ballparks across the country. It helps you conclude the range of a player and how efficient their tracking path to the baseball is.
Rangers GM Jon Daniels calls in to the Ben and Skin show to discus the beginning of spring training, as well as the health of Matt Harrison.
The Texas Rangers expected prospect Jurickson Profar to become their everyday second baseman in 2014. That expectation is on hold — at least for now.
Though it’s unclear how involved Nolan Ryan will be with the Astros, Rangers GM Jon Daniels believes the club will ultimately benefit from the partnership.
Is JD vs. Everybody still a thing? Is JD vs. Michael Young still a battle we are fighting?
Rangers manager Ron Washington said that he is not concerned about his contract, which only lasts through the upcoming season. Texas last extended his deal in January 2012.
Rangers President of Baseball Operations, Jon Daniels calls in to the Ben and Skin show to check in and discuss the Derek Holland injury.