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Musicians + Sports: Jason Aldean’s Baseball Dreams Hit U.S. Stadiums

For country music superstar Jason Aldean, it all comes down to the strategy of baseball and the pageantry of college football.

12/09/2014

Bench coach Bobby Jones of the Texas Rangers and interim manager Tim Bogar of the Texas Rangers look on as the Texas Rangers take on the Seattle Mariners. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Rangers Coach Jones Presented With Vietnam Medal

Texas Rangers bench coach Bobby Jones heard fans cheering Thursday night, rather than the repeated boom of a 105-millimeter howitzer.

09/11/2014

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Rangers Call Up Infielder After 13 Years In Minors

The Texas Rangers have purchased the contract of Guilder Rodriguez, an infielder looking to make his major league debut

09/07/2014

Two Texas Rangers hoping to make the Opening Day roster due to injuries. Catcher Robinson Chirinos is the runner at first base.  Second baseman Kensuke Tanaka is at bat during Monday's game against the Oakland A's. (Source: Stewart Mckenzie/CBS 11 Sports)

Questions Remain 1 Week Before Opening Day

With Spring Training in Surprise winding down, manager Ron Washington was probably hoping to have most of his roster set. Instead, the final week before Opening Day at Globe Life Park in Arlington may prove to be the most interesting for the Rangers brain trust.

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Musicians + Sports: American Authors on Baseball, the Red Sox and Kanye West’s Aquatic Calling

The breakout band riding high on the success of “Best Day of My Life” have few ideas of musicians who’d make great athletes, including Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley.

03/07/2014

Japan's pitcher Masahiro Tanaka throws the ball against the Netherlands during the fifth inning of the second-round Pool 1 game in the World Baseball Classic tournament at Tokyo Dome on March 12, 2013. (Photo: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

MLB, Japanese Baseball Reach New Posting Deal

Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball have finalized a new posting system that caps the fee for players at $20 million, a deal that may lead to star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka going on the market.

12/17/2013

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All Big League Ballparks To Screen Fans In 2014

Major League Baseball security director John Skinner says all 30 teams are expected to screen all fans entering ballparks next season.

11/22/2013

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Rangers Make $14.1M Qualifying Offer To Nelson Cruz

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.

11/04/2013

Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig attends a news conference at MLB headquarters on November 22, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Selig: Davis To Become Rangers’ Controlling Owner

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Ray Davis will succeed Nolan Ryan as the controlling owner of the Texas Rangers. Davis made a fortune in the energy business.

10/24/2013

Starting pitcher Martin Perez #33 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by Adrian Beltre #29 during the 3rd inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 20, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bases-Loaded Walk Gives Royals 2-1 Win Over Rangers

Neftali Feliz walked Alcides Escobar on four pitches with the bases loaded and two outs in the eighth inning Friday night, giving the Kansas City Royals a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers in the opener of an important three-game series.

09/20/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 13: Alexi Ogando #41 of the Texas Rangers pitches in the first inning of the interleague game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on August 13, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Rangers Put RHP Ogando On DL For 3rd Time In ’13

The Texas Rangers are putting right-hander Alexi Ogando on the disabled list for the third time this season.

08/20/2013

TRENTON, NJ - AUGUST 03: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees responds to a question from the media after a rehab game for the Trenton Thunder against the Reading Fightin Phils at Arm & Hammer Park on August 3, 2013 in Trenton, New Jersey. (credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

A-Rod Can Play During Suspension Appeal

Alex Rodriguez will be suspended Monday, likely through the 2014 season, as part of Major League Baseball’s latest drug investigation but can play while he appeals, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.

08/04/2013

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