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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:56:45 EDT
Impressive outing keeps Martinez in the mix
Nick Martinez may not have clinched a spot in the rotation, but he has certainly raised the bar high for those still in the competition.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:12:48 EDT
Martinez's arm, Martin's power carry Rangers
Leonys Martin hit a two-run home run in the third, Nick Martinez pitched six scoreless innings and the Rangers defeated the Rockies, 6-3, on Thursday night.

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:31:29 EDT
Rangers keeping a close eye on Fujikawa
Kyuji Fujikawa is scheduled to pitch in relief on Friday against the Athletics. The Rangers are watching him closely to see if he is fully recovered from Tommy John surgery or if he'll need more time in the Minors.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:13:19 EDT
Veteran Ludwick not in Rangers' plans
The Rangers narrowed their outfield competition on Thursday by informing veteran outfielder Ryan Ludwick that he will not make the team.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:12:00 EDT
Gallardo to open Rangers' season; Detwiler in rotation
Rangers manager Jeff Banister has officially named Yovani Gallardo the starter for the club's season opener at Oakland on April 6 and told Ross Detwiler that he has made the rotation.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:03:03 EDT
Rangers optimistic about state of Tolleson's arm
The Rangers still don't know if right-handed reliever Shawn Tolleson will be ready for Opening Day, but they are cautiously optimistic that his arm issue is not serious.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:15:36 EDT
Detwiler makes strong case for rotation
Manager Jeff Banister also isn't ready to make any public declarations but it does seem more and more apparent that Ross Detwiler is going to be in the rotation to start the season.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:38:39 EDT
Detwiler dealt rough 2nd, Rangers bats go quietly
Rangers starter Ross Detwiler went four innings and allowed four runs, all coming in the second inning, but he rebounded to retire eight of the last nine batters that he faced.
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:59:08 EDT
Corporan, Chirinos form 'great relationship' as backstop duo
The Rangers backstops Carlos Corporan and Robinson Chirinos have formed a close friendship as they've gotten to know each other in camp.
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:40:28 EDT
MLB Pipeline checks in from Rangers camp
The Rangers debuted several high-upside position players in the Rookie-level Arizona League in 2012. Three years later, third baseman Joey Gallo and outfielders Nomar Mazara and Nick Williams are on the verge of reaching Texas. Outfielder Lewis Brinson is a little further behind but has the best five-tool ceiling of them all.
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:34:22 EDT
Tepesch bolstering repertoire this spring with slow curve
Rangers starter Nick Tepesch gave up a home run to Albert Pujols off a hanging breaking ball Tuesday afternoon. There was some irony in that because Tepesch's offspeed pitches, especially a slow curve, have made significant improvement this spring.
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:47:53 EDT
Detwiler appears to be rotation lock, but other battles continue
Lefty Ross Detwiler is succeeding in his mission. He is proving to the Rangers that he belongs in their rotation. He has been the most impressive of Texas' back-end rotation candidates and should lock up the fourth spot in the rotation. There are still other weighty matters to decide, including the fifth spot in the rotation.
 
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Jamey Newberg

Dallas attorney Jamey Newberg has been commenting on Rangers from the big club down through the entire farm system since 1998.

Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas was born in Arlington, Texas, to Richard and Becky Lucas. He lived mostly in Arlington before moving to Austin, where he graduated from The University of Texas. Scott works for Austin Valuation Consultants, Ltd., and has published several boring articles about real estate appraisal and environmental contamination. He makes a swell margarita and refuses to run longer than ten kilometres.

Eleanor Czajka

Eleanor grew up watching the AAA Mudhens in Toledo, Ohio. A loyal Ranger fan since 1979, she works "behind the scenes" at the Newberg Report.