The Red Sox, Brewers and Angels are all pursuing free agent pitcher Ryan Dempster, according to a report. Dempster had a good 2012 season, but struggled after moving to Texas.
Major League Baseball announced that Royals manager Ned Yost and Athletics manager Bob Melvin will join Ron Washington of the Rangers to coach the American League all-stars.
Yu Darvish gave up four runs and six hits in five innings Sunday in a Texas Rangers’ intrasquad game.
Norichika Aoki had three hits, including a triple, and drove in three runs on Monday as the Brewers rallied past the Rangers 5-3.
The game between the Milwaukee Brewers and a Texas Rangers split squad was rained out in the fourth inning on Sunday.
The Texas Rangers are his first choice. So much so that he is willing to wait for them, while they try to get Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish to put pen to paper.
Zack Greinke threw two tumultuous innings for Milwaukee in the Rangers’ 8-1 win over the Brewers on Sunday.