Major League Baseball’s spring training is slated to start when the Phillies host the University of Tampa on March 1, followed by more games with college teams the next day.
Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday, the first time since 1955 writers selected four players in one year.
On Monday the Texas Rangers announced that they have signed free agent first baseman Adam Rosales.
Texas Rangers players, coaches, broadcasters and alumni will be greeting fans at area Academy Sports + Outdoors locations throughout January as part of the team’s Winter Caravan.
Major League Baseball isn’t sure of the impact of President Barack Obama’s decision to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba.
Japanese reliever Kyuji Fujikawa agreed to a $1.1 million, one-year deal Tuesday with the Texas Rangers that includes a club option for 2016.
Outfielder Alex Rios and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Monday.
The Texas Rangers have acquired left-hander Ross Detwiler from the Washington Nationals for two minor league players, the team announced on Friday.
The Texas Rangers have selected outfielder Delino DeShields from the Houston Astros’ Triple-A Oklahoma City roster in the major league phase of Thursday’s Rule 5 Draft.
Rangers manager Jeff Banister is spending plenty of time getting to know his new players, and he’s especially interested in how several stars are recovering from injuries.
“It’s been interesting that the market’s moved a lot quicker on the bats,” Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said, noting that some big names have already been scooped up.
The Rangers declined to offer contracts Tuesday night to two of their arbitration-eligible players, injury-plagued RHP Alexi Ogando and utility infielder Adam Rosales.