Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan publicly acknowledged Saturday that the AL champions have had talks with free agent slugger Prince Fielder.
With champagne being sprayed around and on him, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington savored the moment and remembered a much different scene in the same clubhouse at the end of last year’s World Series.
Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz left Sunday night’s game because of a strained left hamstring.
Two weeks ago, Dallas-Fire Rescue lost one of its own. Saturday night, Lt. Todd Krodle’s spirit was present at the Ballpark in Arlington.
Adrian Beltre will miss an additional three weeks after aggravating the strained left hamstring that landed him on the disabled list in late July.
Brandon Morrow won for the third time in four starts, and Toronto beat Texas 7-3 on Sunday, handing the Rangers their fourth loss in six games.
Matt Harrison continued Texas’ nearly perfect pitching, allowing just one run in 7 2/3 innings, Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer and the Rangers won their 11th straight with a 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
The Texas Rangers activated right-hander Darren O’Day from the 60-day disabled list prior to Saturday night’s game against the Florida Marlins.
The MLB Draft will kick off Monday, June 6th at 6 p.m. Central. To prepare, I spoke with Jason Parks, a scout and writer for Baseball Prospectus and Texas Farm Review. We also delved into the Rangers’ current minor league system.
The New York Yankees make their first visit to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Friday since A-Rod looked at a called third strike and the Rangers hoisted the A.L. Championship trophy last season.
Texas Rangers closer Neftali Feliz has been put on the 15-day disabled list because of right shoulder inflammation.
For the Rangers, last year was a history-making season. For local business, it brought a big surge in customers. Last year was so good, in fact, it’s left some high expectations for the season that kicks off this Friday.