Mike Fiers has always been a late bloomer. He was a 22nd round pick in 2009, and was already 24 years old as his college career took some time due to injuries. He never ranked as a top prospect, and has logged 116 games and 483.1 innings in the Minor Leagues, despite making his MLB debut in 2011.
Ross Ohlendorf exited after two innings with right groin tightness, Texas’ fifth starting pitcher injured in spring training, and the Rangers beat a Milwaukee Brewers split squad 12-5 Sunday.
After filling a big void in their rotation with a hometown starter, the Rangers have added one of the catchers who will be behind the plate for Yovani Gallardo.
Dez Bryant is sitting out the NFL Pro Bowl, the Rangers picked up Yovani Gallardo, and it’s time to focus on college basketball. Bill Jones looks at some local sports headlines.
The Brewers traded Yovani Gallardo and $4 million of his $14 million salary to the Rangers for infielder Luis Sardinas and pitchers Corey Knebel and Marcos Diplan on Monday.
The Texas Rangers are on the verge of acquiring right-handed starter Yovani Gallardo from the Milwaukee Brewers, according to reports.
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If you’re in the mood for a road trip, or simply want to come out to support your local team, make your next stop a minor league baseball game at one of these fan favorite stadiums.
Carlos Gomez and Mark Reynolds hit their first home runs of spring training and also doubled, and Marco Estrada allowed four hits in six scoreless innings Tuesday in Milwaukee’s 9-3 win over a Rangers split squad.
Fitting in with a new team is old news for Matt Garza. Over the past eight seasons, he’s pitched for the Twins, Rays, Cubs and Rangers, compiling a 67-67 record.
After committing $50 million to free agent Matt Garza, the Milwaukee Brewers are feeling much better about their pitching staff.