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|Sun, 9 Mar 2014 20:37:46 EDT|
Profar getting closer to playing second
Jurickson Profar is still limited to designated hitter duty but is probably less than a week away from making his first appearance at second base in a Cactus League game. Profar has been dealing with shoulder tendinitis but his throwing program is advancing toward a conclusion.
|Sun, 9 Mar 2014 20:37:44 EDT|
Durable Rios still delayed by injury
Outfielder Alex Rios was out of the lineup for the fifth straight game on Sunday while dealing with a strained intercoastal muscle in his right rib cage. Rios also had a sore left toe earlier in Spring Training and has played in just four of 11 Cactus League games.
|Sun, 9 Mar 2014 20:37:41 EDT|
Washington follows MLB memo on playing regulars
The Rangers brought Jurickson Profar, Elvis Andrus, Prince Fielder and Leonys Martin to Peoria on Sunday for their Cactus League game against the Mariners. That satisfied Major League Baseball's edict that every team needs to have at least four starters or established players in their lineup every day in Spring Training.
|Sun, 9 Mar 2014 20:19:11 EDT|
Lewis takes big step in comeback, race for rotation
Colby Lewis wants to be in the Rangers rotation when the season opens. More outings like Sunday afternoon against the Mariners will help.
|Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:05:56 EDT|
Rangers have more power arms on the way
Wilmer Font, Lisalverto Bonilla and Roman Mendez have "big" arms, the kind of power arms the Rangers love to collect and stash away in their farm system.
|Sun, 9 Mar 2014 14:59:17 EDT|
Fielder, Rangers pound King Felix for four earned runs
The Rangers touched Mariners ace Felix Hernandez for four earned runs Sunday, but Seattle rallied for a 9-8 victory over Texas at Peoria Stadium in a battle of AL West rivals.
|Sat, 8 Mar 2014 18:28:00 EDT|
Scheppers runs out of steam against Dodgers
Dodgers lefty Paul Maholm, facing off against Rangers rotation hopeful Tanner Scheppers, turned in a second straight impressive start in a 5-5 tie at Surprise Stadium on Saturday. Scheppers, trying out as a starter after a terrific 2013 season as a reliever, was strong for two innings before fading in the third.
|Sat, 8 Mar 2014 17:03:20 EDT|
Rangers' Daniels keeps cool under pressure
A fundamental sense of calm and optimism inhabits the Texas Rangers, and it starts at the top of the baseball side of the organization with president of baseball operations/general manager Jon Daniels.
|Sat, 8 Mar 2014 14:38:50 EDT|
Martin entrenched in center despite slow start
Michael Choice started in center field for the Rangers on Saturday, while Leonys Martin got the day off. Martin, who had some back issues last week, did his work in the batting cages as he tries to get going at the plate after a 2-for-11 start to the spring.
|Sat, 8 Mar 2014 14:38:49 EDT|
Softball legend Abbott dazzles Rangers pitchers
Monica Abbott, one of the greatest collegiate softball pitchers in history, was in camp with the Rangers' Minor League pitchers on Saturday. She gave them an impressive display of her pitching prowess on the back field.
|Fri, 7 Mar 2014 19:23:03 EDT|
Filling out back end of rotation is key for Rangers
The Rangers are at about the halfway point of Spring Training. They have not reached that mark at full gallop. A team that spent the winter focusing on improving its offense has had to abruptly shift focus back toward the pitching staff.
|Fri, 7 Mar 2014 18:01:36 EDT|
Perez strong outside of homer in Rangers' loss
Martin Perez allowed a two-run homer in the first before settling down, but the Rangers lost to the Dodgers, 2-1, on Friday at Camelback Ranch.