Former Pitcher Roy Halladay Killed In Plane CrashAuthorities have confirmed that former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.
Take Me Out To The Screen: VR Baseball A HitA new VR experience allows fans to 'catch' fastballs, curveballs and sliders from a generic pitcher at velocities ranging from 86-93 mph as catcher Buster Posey’s recorded voice offers tips.
Former Rangers Pitcher, Coach Jackie Brown DiesBrown was the Rangers' pitching coach from 1979-82, and later had stints in that role for the Chicago White Sox (1992-95) and Tampa Bay (2002).
MLB May Consider Limits On Pitching Changes, ShiftsLimiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport's most radical changes in decades.
Darvish In Line Saturday For 1st Rangers Start Since SurgeryYu Darvish is in line to make his first start Saturday for the Texas Rangers in nearly 22 months, and since having Tommy John surgery.
Pitcher Clayton Kershaw In North Texas Challenging StudentsFirst it was the ice bucket challenge. Now it's time for Kershaw's Challenge. The Dodger Pitcher and two-time Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw kicked it off at Highland Park High School where his pitching career began.
Rangers Adding RHP Jerome Williams, Starts FridayThe Rangers announced after Thursday's 4-2 loss to the New York Yankees that they would purchase Williams' contract from Triple-A Round Rock.
Darvish Starts Sunday With Neck Feeling BetterYu Darvish showed up to the ballpark on Wednesday with his stiff neck feeling much better, and the Texas Rangers were able to breathe a sigh of relief knowing their Japanese ace won't have to join a long list of teammates on the disabled list.
Paging Tommy John: Pitchers Having Painful SpringAll over spring training, there's been an outbreak of wrecked elbows and pained pitchers. Next stop, those dreaded words: Tommy John surgery.
Cotts Makes Quite A Comeback With RangersAfter getting called up last May, Cotts appeared in 58 of the Rangers' remaining 118 games. He matched the major league lead with eight relief victories, and his 1.11 ERA was the lowest for a reliever in franchise history.
Dallas Native Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers Agree To $215M Deal A person familiar with the deal says pitcher Clayton Kershaw has agreed to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball's first player with a $30 million average salary.
Rangers Claim Edwar Cabrera On Waivers From RockiesCabrera didn't pitch last season because of an injured left shoulder, and had surgery July 10. He was on the Rockies' 60-day disabled list, and was transferred to the Rangers' 60-day DL.