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  1. Texas signs first-round pick RHP Luis Ortiz

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- As soon as right-handed pitcher Luis Ortiz graduates high school Saturday, he'll head to Arizona to begin his professional career as the Texas Rangers' first-round pick in 2014. And he can't wait. "I'm ready to leave home," ...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  2. Rivera meets with Rangers Ballpark workers

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Kaylee Dollar wrote a paper on New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera when she was in the ninth or 10th grade at Wimberley High School in the Texas Hill Country. On Tuesday, Dollar, the assistant to the outside grounds superint...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  3. Rangers' top five picks excited to grow together

    Clint Foster

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers' top five picks from the 2012 MLB Draft were introduced together at a news conference Tuesday as the newest members of the organization. OF Lewis Brinson (Coral Springs HS, Fla.), 3B Joey Gallo (Bishop Gorman ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  4. A homecoming for reliever Carpenter

    Randy Jennings

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Angels reliever David Carpenter played his high school ball less than nine miles from Rangers Ballpark. It took six years for Carpenter to make the jump from "average high school player" -- his words -- to the majors. "I ...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  5. Texas Rangers did their homework, went extra mile for Yu Darvish

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers did their homework and went the extra mile to land Yu Darvish.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  6. 2011 timeline: June

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif -- The Rangers played in hot conditions in Arlington, drafted some prospects for the future and changed hitting coaches. Timeline: Third month of the season (June) Draft: June 6 - Texas selects high school lefty Kevin Matthews wi...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  7. Live in-game chat: Rangers vs. A's

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Join us for a live in-game chat as the Rangers take on the A's. We'll talk everything Rangers, we'll also keep you updated on the RoughRider playoff game from Frisco (and probably get into some high school football, college footba...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  8. Lineup: Teagarden replaces Torrealba

    Randy Jennings

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Catcher Yorvit Torrealba is out of the starting lineup a day after dehydration forced him out of Sunday's 4-2 loss at Atlanta. Taylor Teagarden, a product of Carrollton Creekview High School, will start behind the plate and bat ei...

    Blog | June 20, 2011
  9. Arthur Rhodes happy to be back in Texas

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Arthur Rhodes was born in Waco and played at La Vega High School. And after 18 years at Baltimore, Seattle, Oakland, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Florida and Cincinnati, the Texas native is coming home. Rhodes, 41, signed for $3.9 ...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  10. Local lad Aubrey Huff recalls old ballpark

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- San Francisco Giants first baseman Aubrey Huff played two years at Mineral Wells High School and then transferred to Brewer High School in Fort Worth, where he became an all-district player. He grew up a Texas Rangers fan and n...

    Blog | October 29, 2010
  11. Rangers sign 2nd-rounder Cody Buckel

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers announced they have signed RHP Cody Buckel, the club's second round pick (72nd overall). He signed for a $590,000 bonus. He's from Royal High School in Simi Valley, Calif., and has a fastball clocked as high as 92 m...

    Blog | July 27, 2010
  12. Draft day 2: Rangers acquire their targets

    Josh Davis

    ARLINGTON--Three high school draftees led off the Rangers second day of the MLB First-Year Player Draft, but Rangers' Director of Amateur Scouting Kip Fagg said it shouldn't be taken as a sign of the club's intentions. "We're confident in [the dra...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  13. Pick in real life 'High School Musical'

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers drafted Cody Buckel with their second-round pick on Tuesday (72nd overall). The 18-year-old from Royal (Calif.) High School is more than just a pitcher. Just like the lead character in High School Musical, Buckel likes...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  14. Texas Rangers select high school OF Jake Skole with 15th pick of ...

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers select OF Jake Skole with 15th pick of MLB draft

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2010
  15. From day one, Chipper Jones has never changed his address

    Tim Kurkjian

    Chipper Jones was the No. 1 overall pick by the Braves in the 1990 draft. And he's stayed put ever since.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2010
  16. Rangers 2B Ian Kinsler relishes 'under the radar' role

    Anna Katherine Clemmons

    Ian Kinsler wasn't a totally unknown prospect coming out of high school -- he was a late-round draft pick -- but he wasn't on the radar of any Division I programs. That underdog mentality pushed him all the way to the big leagues.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2009