Mike Minor RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mike Minor responds to reporter’s criticism over 200th strikeout tactic

    Larry Brown Sports "Texas Rangers pitcher Mike Minor recorded his 200th strikeout of the season in Thursday’s win over the Boston Red Sox, but the way he got there rubbed some people the wrong way. The left-hander has made it clear he does not care what those people think. With just three more..." September 27

  • Boston manager Alex Cora upset Rangers let fly ball drop to let Mike Minor get 200th strikeout

    NBC Sports "Rangers starter Mike Minor reached a career milestone during Thursday afternoon’s start against the Red Sox, recording his 200th strikeout of the season. It’s the first time he has reached the 200-strikeout plateau in his career. The Rangers certainly helped Minor get to..." September 26

  • Rangers, Mike Minor Have Mutual Interest In Extension

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Only Mike Minor knows how much the events, or non-events, leading to the July 31 trade deadline affected his pitching. He suggested that night, after pitching for the Texas Rangers instead of some other MLB team, that he hadn’t been able to focus completely on solving his..." August 15

  • Mike Minor 'not convinced' Deadline deal looms

    MLB.com "Rangers pitcher Mike Minor has a partial no-trade clause in his contract, allowing him to block a deal to 10 specified teams. Minor declined to reveal the 10 teams, although the Yankees are believed to be on the list. Minor did say he will not be afraid to exercise the clause if he..." July 28

  • Twins Reportedly Reached Out to Rangers About Mike Minor

    12 Up "The Minnesota Twins are desperate to add another arm to their rotation on the heels of a shambolic series showing against the New York Yankees which concluded just a few days ago. And what better name to reportedly target than the one that virtually every club in the market for a pitcher is..." July 28

  • Report: Rangers' All-Star SP Mike Minor 'highly likely' to be traded

    Yardbarker "At a time when many of the top starting pitchers thought to be available at the trade deadline may now remain, Texas Rangers pitcher Mike Minor is reportedly a near certainty to be moved by July 31. According to SportsNet New York’s Andy Martino, the All-Star is highly..." July 26

  • Rangers GM Jon Daniels On Availability Of Mike Minor, Lance Lynn

    MLB Trade Rumors "We’re clearly past wondering whether the Rangers will enter the deadline in position to pursue a 2019 postseason spot, with the club collapsing out of range of plausible contention. But that doesn’t mean it’s obvious how the organization will handle trade talks in the coming..." July 25

  • MLB's Coveted Trade Deadline Ace Mike Minor Went 3 Years Without Starting

    Bleacher Report "It had been a while since Mike Minor was in any kind of venerable position in the month of July. In 2015 and 2016, he was working his back from shoulder surgery. In 2017, he was a role player in the Kansas City Royals bullpen. Just last season, he was seemingly a failed experiment in..." July 24

  • MLB Trade Rumors: Are Yankees on Rangers’ Mike Minor’s no-trade list?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The New York Yankees are shopping for starting pitching before MLB’s July 31 trade deadline. The market is buzzing with rumors regarding Texas Rangers left-hander Mike Minor. And for good reason. Minor is 8-5 with a 2.86 ERA in 20 starts this..." July 23

  • Yankees Have Interest In Mike Minor

    MLB Trade Rumors "As they continue to weigh a variety of possible pitching additions, the Yankees are taking a look at Rangers lefty Mike Minor, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (subscription link). But that interest comes with a few complications. The Yanks are one of ten teams to which..." July 22

  • Are the Yankees interested in Rangers starter Mike Minor?

    Sporting News "The Yankees have been linked to another pitcher. New York sent scouts to watch Rangers left-hander Mike Minor's start against the Astros this weekend and the team has some level of interest in him, according to the Dallas Morning News. The Yankees farm system is..." July 21

  • Mike Minor ‘pissed off’ over the never-ending trade rumors

    New York Post "As baseball’s trade deadline nears, trade rumors circulate with more frequency. That’s the last thing Rangers ace Mike Minor wants. “I feel like ever since I signed it’s been a topic,”Minor told the Star-Telegram. “It’s almost like I..." July 19

  • Phillies Continue To Have Interest In Mike Minor

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Phillies continue to maintain interest in Rangers left-hander Mike Minor. At some point, though, you have to wonder whether Texas will really trade him. The Rangers are five games over .500 at 50-45 even after losing three in a row. Trailing the Astros by 8½ games and..." July 18

  • Rangers reportedly ‘increasingly likely’ to trade Mike Minor

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Rangers are in a difficult situation at the trade deadline, but it appears they’re going to stick to their rebuilding plan instead of going for it. According to Jon Morosi of MLB Network, Rangers pitcher Mike Minor is “increasingly likely” to be traded by..." July 17

  • Rangers skipping P Mike Minor for extra rest

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Rangers are taking extra care of a key trade candidate. Pitcher Mike Minor will not make his scheduled start Sunday ahead of the All-Star break, with the Rangers using the opportunity to skip him and give him some extra rest. The Rangers have a lot of incentive to..." July 06

  • MLB trade rumors: Yankees might whiff on Rangers’ Mike Minor

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Texas Rangers are coming to the crossroads. At 47-40, they are in third place in the American League West, eight games behind the first-place Houston Astros. But they are only 1.5 games back from the second wild-card slot. So do the Rangers make moves before the trade deadline to..." July 05

  • Rangers' Mike Minor is Still Destroying Rest of MLB in Pitching WAR and it's Wild

    12 Up "If at the beginning of the season you had to hazard a guess as to who would be the league's most valuable pitcher more than two months into the year, chances are Mike Minor wouldn't have even crossed your mind. Yet here we are, approaching the halfway point of the..." June 11