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|Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:10:46 EDT|
First managerial moves made as offseason begins
One day after the regular season ended, the first managerial moves were made on Monday as the Twins dismissed Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons on the job and the Astros named A.J. Hinch their next manager.
|Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:43:39 EDT|
Rangers need key pieces healthy in 2015
The Rangers never have a dull offseason, and this winter should be far from the exception. Start with the anticipated managerial search that may or may not result in interim manager Tim Bogar getting the job, and the offseason will only get more interesting from there.
|Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:56:30 EDT|
Injuries, disappointment headline Rangers' trying season
The Rangers set Major League records by using 64 players in 2014, including 40 pitchers. There were 23 rookies among those 64 players, as the Rangers used the disabled list a Major League-high 26 times. By the end of the season, the Rangers had 12 players on the 60-day disabled list.
|Sun, 28 Sep 2014 21:14:34 EDT|
Rangers hope to hire manager by World Series
Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said finding a manager is his first order of business this offseason. Interim manager Tim Bogar, Triple-A manager Steve Buechele and pitching coach Mike Maddux will be interviewed, as well as a handful of candidates from the outside the organization.
|Sun, 28 Sep 2014 21:04:19 EDT|
Rangers wrap up trying season with loss to A's
The A's rode a Sonny Gray shutout to a 4-0 victory over the Rangers on Sunday, the final day of the season, punching their ticket to Tuesday's American League Wild Card Game in Kansas City.
|Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:31:50 EDT|
Voting underway to decide Hank Aaron Awards
Voting is underway through Sunday exclusively at MLB.com to help decide the 16th annual winners of the Hank Aaron Award, given by "The Hammer" himself during the upcoming 110th World Series to the outstanding offensive performer in each league.
|Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:48:41 EDT|
Smolinski leads Rangers' winter ball parade
Rangers outfielder Jake Smolinski will get about a one-week break when the season ends. Then he will head to winter ball, playing for Obregon in the Mexican League.
|Sun, 28 Sep 2014 00:28:09 EDT|
Rangers do their part to delay A's clinch party
The Rangers needed eight pitchers to get the job done, but they were able to forestall the Athletics' postseason celebration with a 5-4 victory on Saturday night.
|Sat, 27 Sep 2014 01:29:40 EDT|
Tepesch's strong season has rough landing
Rangers right-hander Nick Tepesch allowed six runs in 4 1/3 innings and the Rangers' five-game winning streak came to an end with a 6-2 loss to the Athletics on Friday night at Globe Life Park.
|Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:15:24 EDT|
Bogar encouraged by Rangers' hot stretch
This is September and the Rangers have been out of postseason contention since at least June. But manager Tim Bogar said the club's late-season surge still matters.
|Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:39:51 EDT|
Kirkman rediscovers success in Rangers' bullpen
Michael Kirkman is alive and well in the Rangers' bullpen. His re-emergence is the latest bit of evidence that those who throw left-handed may never run out of chances.
|Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:48:35 EDT|
Unveiling the 2014 All-Prospect Team
Last week, MLBPipeline.com handed out year-end awards for top hitting and pitching prospects. As much as Kris Bryant and Tyler Glasnow were deserving recipients, it was clear there were many other fantastic performances in 2014 that deserved some attention. With that in mind, MLBPipeline.com announced its 2014 All-Prospect Team on Friday.