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Jon Daniels With Ben & Skin

Rangers General Manager Jon Daniels makes his weekly Thursday radio appearance with the Ben and Skin show to discuss what’s been going wrong with the Rangers of late, the fate of Nelson Cruz, and the great mountain lion hoax of 2013.


Nelson Cruz held a brief press conference at Rangers Ballpark on Fruday August 30th (Photo Gina Miller, CBS 11)

Cruz Apologizes, Heading To Surprise For Remainder Of Season

Nelson Cruz held a brief press conference Friday at Rangers Ballpark to apologize to fans, the Rangers organization and Major League Baseball regarding his role in the recent PED scandal.


ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 20: Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers looks on after scoring as A.J. Pierzynski #12 congratulates Adrian Beltre #29 two run home run against the Houston Astros at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on August 20, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Rangers Scoring More Runs Without Cruz

Not surprisingly, the Rangers have hit fewer home runs without suspended slugger Nelson Cruz in their lineup. Yet, the AL West leaders are somehow scoring more runs without him.


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 Implicated Others In Doping Investigation

“60 Minutes” has learned that members of Alex Rodriguez’s inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated fellow baseball players in the MLB doping scandal.


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Suspended Rangers OF Cruz Headed Home To Dominican

Suspended Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz is heading home to the Dominican Republic, where he will work out before returning to Texas later this month.


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Playoff Push Continues Minus Suspended Players

The playoff races took a twist when Detroit shortstop Jhonny Peralta and Texas outfielder Nelson Cruz were suspended 50 games by the MLB in the Biogenesis drug case.


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What The Team Thinks About Cruz Suspension

Ben exchanges text messages with a player in the Rangers clubhouse, and he sheds some light on what some of the players are thinking about the Nelson Cruz suspension.


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Rangers Call Up 2 OFs Following Cruz Suspension

The Rangers have recalled outfielder Engel Beltre from Triple-A Round Rock and selected the contract of outfielder Joey Butler from the same team after All-Star slugger Nelson Cruz received a 50-game suspension


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Nelson Cruz Receives 50-Game Ban For PED Use

Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz will accept a 50-game ban by Major League Baseball in connection with the Biogenesis investigation.


Nelson Cruz of the Texas Rangers stands at bat during a spring training game in Surprise, Arizona. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Will PED Day Deter Drugs In Baseball?

MLB is poised to levy significant drug suspensions Monday, with Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz and Jhonny Peralta facing the stiffest penalties in the Biogenesis case.


Derek Holland #45 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Oakland Athletics at Coliseum on August 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Holland Stellar Over 8 Innings In 4-0 Rangers Win

Derek Holland gave up four hits in eight stellar innings, Nelson Cruz and Mitch Moreland each hit a home run and Ron Washington became the ‘winningest’ manager in Rangers history as Texas beat the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Sunday.


Nelson Cruz of the Texas Rangers takes batting practice before a game with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on June 4, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Rangers Fans To Learn Fate Of Nelson Cruz

Rangers fans could learn the fate of outfielder Nelson Cruz — and 13 other MLB players — sometime on Friday.