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|Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:09:40 EDT|
Another year older, another year wiser for Gallardo
Rangers pitcher Yovani Gallardo turned 29 on Friday, and his teammates serenaded him with "Happy Birthday" during pre-workout stretching.
|Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:22:57 EDT|
Rangers deal with injured left-handed relievers
The Rangers have two left-handed relievers -- Michael Kirkman and Edgar Olmos -- on their camp injury report. But that doesn't mean they are going to sign free agent left-hander Phil Coke or move Ross Detwiler to the bullpen.
|Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:16:38 EDT|
Ivy Leaguers Lucas, Ohlendorf reunited with Rangers
Dartmouth's Ed Lucas and Princeton's Ross Ohlendorf give the Rangers the rare distinction of having two former Ivy League players in the same clubhouse.
|Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:30:36 EDT|
Happy Prince gives Rangers reason to smile
You're not really supposed to hit the ball hard during live batting practice, at least not in February. Even the best hitters take some time to catch up to pitching in Spring Training. Yet that didn't stop Adrian Beltre from getting on Prince Fielder on Thursday, when the Rangers held their first full workout at the Surprise Stadium complex.
|Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:05:15 EDT|
Healthy Scheppers, Tolleson continue to impress
Rangers relievers threw live batting practice for the first time on Thursday following two bullpen sessions. Right-handers Tanner Scheppers and Shawn Tolleson continue to lead the pack, according to pitching coach Mike Maddux.
|Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:48:09 EDT|
Texas 'playing it over-cautiously' with Moreland, Choo
First baseman Mitch Moreland and Shin-Soo Choo are at full strength in Spring Training. But both are coming off surgery and the Rangers are going to monitor them carefully to make sure they leave that way.
|Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:29:15 EDT|
Banister reinforces contender potential in first meeting
Rangers manager Jeff Banister had a simple message for his team in his meeting before the first full-squad workout on Thursday. Why not us?
|Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:16:31 EDT|
Darvish, Chirinos getting comfortable together
Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish threw live batting practice on Wednesday and Robinson Chirinos was his catcher. Darvish seemed to be fine with that arrangement. Darvish can be finicky and denanding about who catches him in a game and Chirinos did not catch him last season after an April 28 loss to the Athletics.
|Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:40:08 EDT|
Martin ready to take on leadoff spot
Centerfielder Leonys Martin was one of the last players in camp but wants to be the first Rangers player at-bat this season. Martin said he wants to be the Rangers leadoff hitter this season. He was in that spot at the end of last season but that was with Shin-Soo Choo sidelined because of ankle and elbow surgery.
|Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:11:52 EDT|
Alfaro learning what it takes to make Majors
Rookie catcher Jorge Alfaro is in big league camp for the first time. The Rangers are hoping he backs up what he is saying and pays attention to what is going on around him.
|Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:34:17 EDT|
Rangers add lefty Olmos to bullpen mix
The Rangers have claimed reliever Edgar Olmos on waivers from the Mariners to replace the injured Jurickson Profar.
|Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:13:45 EDT|
Beltre big reason Rangers have hope for turnaround
Feeling like a king, "100 percent" in his recovery from neck surgery nine months ago, Prince Fielder grabbed a bat early Tuesday for a morning workout, pausing to spend a few minutes in praise of Rangers teammate Adrian Beltre.