Rangers Rumors & News

  • Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson plans to spend another spring in Rangers camp

    Hardball Talk "Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes in his weekly Sunday notes column that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson — who’s getting set to take on the Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX tonight on NBC — is planning to spend some time in camp this spring with the Texas Rangers. He did the same thing last..." February 01

  • Matt Harrison experiences minor setback in rehabilitation from spinal fusion surgery

    Hardball Talk "Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison underwent lumbar disc fusion surgery last June, appearing in only four games during the 2014 season. He had been making steady progress this fall and winter in his recovery from the career-threatening lower-back procedure, but here comes the first bump in the road..." February 01

  • Rangers Jurickson Profar pleased with progress

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar continues to be pleased with his recovery from a shoulder injury that forced him to miss last season. He’s throwing from 75 feet this week and hopes to move to 90 feet the following week if he’s feeling good. So far, so good. “I’m feeling strong, no pain,..." February 01

  • Matt Harrison unlikely to pitch for Texas Rangers before June

    Dallas Morning News "Matt Harrison got another reminder this week of just how sharp a climb he has back to the major leagues. Now stretching out towards real a long-toss program, Harrison has hit his first plateau since last year’s spinal fusion surgery. He is dealing with some stiffness in his right side from..." February 01

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    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers Matt Harrison throwing from 90 feet. Could extend to 105 in a week. Working on mechanics.

  • Red Sox, Rangers swap pitchers

    ESPN.com "The Boston Red Sox traded right-handed pitcher Anthony Ranaudo to the Texas Rangers on Tuesday for left-handed pitcher Robbie Ross. Ranaudo, 25, made his major league debut with the Red Sox last season, going 4-3 with a 4.81 ERA in seven starts. Considered one of several high-ceiling..." January 27

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    Jesse Sanchez @JesseSanchezMLB

    Sources: Brewers, #Rangers, #Giants, #Yankees, #RedSox, #Padres & #Dodgers among teams to see Moncada in private workouts this month.

  • Jon Daniels again shoots down Josh Hamilton rumors

    Dallas Morning News "At Rangers Fan Fest on Saturday, general manager Jon Daniels was asked during a fan Q&A session what the chances were that Josh Hamilton would return to the Rangers. “Small,” Daniels responded. The response drew a laugh and then a round of applause from the crowd. “A rather popular..." January 26

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    #Rangers announce internal spring invites: 3B Joey Gallo, OF Jared Hoying, C Pat Cantwell, and RHPs Alex Gonzalez, Alec Asher, Keone Kela.

  • Healthy Fielder ready to go for Rangers

    Fox Sports Southwest "Prince Fielder did his best Friday to ease any fears the Texas Rangers faithful has about his surgically repaired neck. "I'll play a pickup game right now," Fielder said at the team's Dr Pepper awards dinner. "I'm ready to go." Fielder had surgery last May, ending his first season with the..." January 24

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    Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

    Gonzalez Germen has been claimed by the Cubs. This winter he's been a Met, Yankee and Ranger too. #mets

  • 8d
    John Blake @RangerBlake

    Rangers have agreed to terms with 1b-of Mitch Moreland on a one year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Sources: #Rangers emerging as clear favorite to acquire Carlos Corporan, who was DFA by #Astros today.

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    #Rangers have acquired RHP Gonzalez Germen from #Yankees for cash considerations.

  • Can the Rangers sign Yovani Gallardo long-term?

    ESPN Dallas "The Texas Rangers wanted a quality starting pitcher to help Yu Darvish and Derek Holland at the top of the rotation in 2015. Enter Yovani Gallardo, a Fort Worth, Texas, native who attended Trimble Tech High School. The 28-year-old, obtained Monday in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers, is..." January 20

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    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Wednesday will be the first time Rangers Jurickson Profar tries to throw since rehabbing shoulder.

  • Profar scheduled to start throwing today

    ESPN Dallas "Today is supposed to be the start of another comeback for Jurickson Profar. Again. The Texas Rangers second baseman is recovering from a torn muscle in his right throwing shoulder that cost him the entire 2014 season. Profar is expected to throw in front of the Rangers front office and..." January 19

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: Yovani Gallardo to Rangers deal is done. Brewers get back IF Luis Sardinas, RP Corey Knebel and 18-year-old RHP Marcos Diplan.

  • Yovani Gallardo trade talk swirls, but no confirmation yet

    Lone Star Ball "No announcement is expected today in regards to a Yovani Gallardo to Texas trade Texas Rangers rumors: Yovani Gallardo may be getting dealt to Texas, but there's been no confirmation yet, and there's a lot of mystery surrounding the situation. Here's what we know so far... Ken Rosenthal..." January 19

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    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    #Rangers continue pursuit of Kyle Kendrick & Ryan Vogelsong

  • 14d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    #Rangers on verge of trading for #Brewers’ Yovani Gallardo, sources tell me and @jonmorosi.

  • 15d
    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    Jon Daniels told us they are not involved in Shields or Scherzer @MLBNetworkRadio #Rangers

  • 15d
    Mark Sheldon @m_sheldon

    Arthur Rhodes, 45, hasn't pitched in big leagues since 2011. But I heard that he officially retired today. Was All-Star for #reds in 2010.

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    #Rangers and 1b/DH Mitch Moreland exchange salary numbers. Moreland: $3.35 million. Rangers: $2.75 million.

  • Rangers are still in pursuit of Philadelphia’s Cole Hamels

    Dallas Morning News "The Rangers continue to pursue the possibility of adding left-hander Cole Hamels from Philadelphia. The Rangers have remained in contact with Philadelphia about Hamels, a person familiar with the process said on Thursday. The stumbling block appears to be money. Hamels is guaranteed $96..." January 16

  • Rangers, Neftali Feliz avoid arbitration for $4.125 million

    Hardball Talk "Right-hander Neftali Feliz and the Rangers have avoided arbitration with a one-year contract worth $4.125 million. Feliz posted a great-looking 1.99 ERA in 30 appearances returning from Tommy John elbow surgery, but his 21/11 K/BB ratio in 32 innings was far less impressive and he struggled to..." January 15

  • Rangers re-sign inspirational player who made major league debut in 2014

    Dallas Morning News "Players who get receive minor league contracts without invitations to big league spring training rarely get attention, but one name stood out among the seven players the Rangers signed on Tuesday: Guilder Rodriguez. Rodriguez is the 31-year-old infielder who ended a 14-year minor league odyssey..." January 14

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Shin-Soo Choo says he feels "too good" six weeks out from spring training. Is doing all baseball activities. #Rangers

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    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers @JURICKSONPROFAR cleared to start his throwing program, first from 45 feet, the week of Jan. 19

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    #Rangers LHP Matt Harrison threw today for first time since May. 30 throws at 30 feet, 25 at 45 feet, 10 at 30. "My back's fine," he said.

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    Derek Holland @Dutch_Oven45

    This earthquake crap needs to stop. I can't take a damn shower without house shaking. And yes I was naked and fell in shower hahaha #imfine

  • Pedro, Big Unit, Smoltz, Biggio make Hall of Fame

    MLB.com "Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday. The three pitchers were voted in on their first time on the ballot, while Biggio was selected in his third year. Johnson received 97.3 percent..." January 06

  • Rangers sign Juan Carlos Oviedo

    Hardball Talk "In addition to re-signing infielder Adam Rosales today, the Rangers announced that they signed reliever Juan Carlos Oviedo to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. You might remember Oviedo from when he was known as Leo Nunez and saved 92 games from 2009-2011 with the..." January 06

  • Rangers re-sign Adam Rosales

    Hardball Talk "The Rangers announced today that they re-signed infielder Adam Rosales to a one-year contract. According to various reports, he’ll make a $900,000 salary in 2015. Rosales was non-tendered by Texas in December after batting .262/.328/.378 with four home runs, 19 RBI, and four stolen bases across..." January 06

  • Longtime Rangers clubhouse manager Joe Macko passes away at the age of 86

    Hardball Talk "Some sad news to pass along this morning, as longtime Rangers clubhouse manager Joe Macko passed away yesterday in Fort Worth, Texas. He was 86 years old. After hitting 306 home runs over 1,987 games in the minors, Macko served as a player-manager in the Cubs organization in his final four pro..." December 27

  • The average major league salary is up to $3.8 million

    Hardball Talk "The best things in life are free. But you can keep them for the birds and bees: Major League Baseball’s average salary shot up to more than $3.8-million (U.S.) this year following the steepest rise since 2001, putting big-leaguers on track to top the $4-million barrier for the first time in..." December 24

  • MLB, umpires reach agreement on new contract

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball and its umpires will maintain labor peace for the next few seasons. The sides agreed to a five-year collective bargaining agreement late Friday, The Associated Press reported. The current agreement was set to expire Dec. 31. The umpires and team owners will hold..." December 21

  • Royals throw $11 million in the toilet by signing Alex Rios

    Tireball "The Kansas City Royals have signed Alex Rios to an $11 million deal. While this deal rivals the Braves giving Nick Markakis $44 million over four seasons it is at-least not that bad because Rios will be earning just 25% of what Markakis will. I have often shyed away from saying that players are..." December 19

  • Rangers interested in former Braves RHP Brandon Beachy

    Dallas Morning News "The Rangers have expressed interest in free-agent right-hander Brandon Beachy, his representative said. Beachy is recovering from Tommy John surgery “Several teams are still reviewing his medicals,” Robert Martin said in an e-mail message. “I do not think a decision is imminent, but he does..." December 19

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    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers GM Jon Daniels said rough timeline on Perez return to Rangers would be All-Star break.

  • Rangers sign Japanese reliever Fujikawa

    ESPN Dallas "The Texas Rangers announced the signing of right-handed reliever Kyuji Fujikawa on Tuesday to a one-year deal with a club option for 2016. Fujikawa will receive a base salary of $1 million with the opportunity to earn incentives. The deal will become official once the Rangers clear a spot on..." December 17

  • MLB releases statement on Cuban relations

    Sporting News "President Barack Obama's desire to restore relations with Cuba could have a significant impact on Major League Baseball. Obama said Wednesday he wants the U.S. to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba because isolating the communist Caribbean country has not worked. "Neither the American..." December 17

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    MLB Trade Rumors @mlbtraderumors

    Rangers To Sign Kyle Blanks http://t.co/q8wQKxqnw3

  • Kyuji Fujikawa signs deal with Rangers

    Lone Star Ball "Texas Rangers rumors: Kyuji Fujikawa, a righthanded relief pitcher is reportedly close to a deal with the Texas Rangers on a contract for the 2015 season, which would include a 2015 team option, per T.R. Sullivan and Jeff Wilson on Twitter. Fujikawa, 34, signed a deal prior to the 2013 season..." December 15

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    Bernie Pleskoff @BerniePleskoff

    #Rangers have agreed to sign reliever Kyuji Fujikawa.

  • Jurickson Profar to start season in minors

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "General manager Jon Daniels said that the medical reports on Jurickson Profar continue to be encouraging, but the infielder is headed toward opening the season in the minor leagues. Daniels admitted that the Rangers were too aggressive last year with the rehab of Profar’s injury, a torn teres..." December 13

  • Rangers acquire Ross Detwiler in a trade

    USA Today "The Texas Rangers acquired left handed pitcher Ross Detwiler from the Washington Nationals on the final day of the winter meetings, according to a baseball official with direct knowledge of the negotiations. The official spoke to USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity because the deal has..." December 12

  • Rangers sign Anthony Bass, Ross Wolf, and Antoan Richardson

    Hardball Talk "The Rangers announced this evening that they have signed right-handers Anthony Bass and Ross Wolf and outfielder Antoan Richardson to minor league contracts. All three have received invites to major league spring training. Bass opted for free agency after being outrighted off the Astros’ 40-man..." December 12

  • Rangers talking with the Rockies about Wilin Rosario

    Hardball Talk "According to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post, the Rangers continue to talk to the Rockies about a trade for Wilin Rosario. We heard last week that the Rockies were “trying to move” Rosario, who is a poor defensive catcher and slipped to a .739 OPS (93 OPS+) this past season. However, he..." December 10

  • Rangers put Russell Wilson on Triple-A roster to avoid Rule 5 Draft loss

    CBSSports.com "Even though he spends 99 percent of his time playing football and doensn't actually provide them any on-field, tangible benefits, the Rangers really like Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Like, a lot. So much so that, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Texas added him to their..." December 10

Rangers Forum Top 5

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  2. Even Newer Ranger: Carlos Corporan
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  3. Newest Ranger: Yovani Gallardo
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