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  2. Winter meetings notes: Jeff Banister getting adjusted

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- Jeff Banister spent nearly 30 years with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization in a variety of roles from the minor league to the big league level. It all changed this winter when the Texas Rangers hired him as their manager. So inst...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  3. Wednesday Roundup: Fame time, next year

    AJ Mass

    Three players were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, as Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas all made it to Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot. Jack Morris, in his 15th and final season of eligibility, fell short of the...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 11, White Sox 5

    Todd Wills

    The Texas Rangers finally broke out the long ball -- with authority -- in an 11-5 shellacking of the Chicago White Sox on Friday night in the Windy City. AL West lead expands: The Rangers have a 3½-game lead on Oakland after ending Chicago'...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  5. Ian Kinsler's inside-the-park HR sparks Rangers past White Sox

    Ian Kinsler raced around the bases for a bizarre inside-the-park homer and Adam Rosales had a conventional two-run shot, helping the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 11-5 on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  6. Buzz: Baker, Gentry ready for run of lefties

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers began a stretch of five straight games against left-handed starters on Wednesday with the Houston Astros' Erik Bedard. That means Jeff Baker and Craig Gentry will start and Mitch Moreland and David Murphy will c...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  7. Buzz: McGuiness to get most of starts at 1B

    Todd Wills

    BOSTON -- The Rangers can use Lance Berkman, Jeff Baker and newcomer Chris McGuiness at first base while they wait for Mitch Moreland to return from the disabled list, which could be 15 days from Thursday, or maybe longer. The left-handed hitting ...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  8. Delmon Young falls from No. 1 overall to out of first round in 20...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law redrafts the 2003 draft with the benefit of hindsight, to see how different it would look.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  9. Buzz: Baker gets the call again vs. lefty

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jeff Baker was back in the starting lineup Thursday after the Chicago White Sox scratched right-hander Jake Peavy and replaced him with left-hander Hector Santiago. For now, if a left-hander is starting against the Rangers, exp...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  10. Rapid reaction: Rangers 10, White Sox 6

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers overcame a slow start by both Yu Darvish and their bats to pound the Chicago White Sox 10-6 on Tuesday night at Rangers Ballpark. Texas has won seven of its past eight games at home. Moreland coming alive: Mit...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  11. Buzz: Prospects look for answers

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Struggling prospects Mike Olt and Cody Buckel began their search Tuesday for what's behind their shockingly poor starts to the season. Olt, the Rangers' second-highest ranked prospect behind shortstop Jurickson Profar, saw team...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  12. Buzz: Tepesch on track, Murphy sits

    Blair Angulo

    Rookie right-hander Nick Tepesch (wrist) felt good following Monday's normal-length, 45-pitch bullpen session and is on schedule to make his Thursday start in Minnesota. "I felt strong, felt comfortable," said Tepesch, who left Saturday's start again...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  13. Orioles' Buck Showalter and A's Bob Melvin favorites for AL Manag...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Baltimore and Oakland both came from out of nowhere to make the playoffs. Now, Buck Showalter and Bob Melvin are in a close race for AL Manager of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  14. Votto's return puts pressure on Baker

    Buster Olney

    Joey Votto has been activated, and he is expected to be back in the lineup tonight. He is not completely healthy and does not expect to be for the rest of this season, but Votto is still regarded as one of the league's best pure hitters -- mayb...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  15. As Joey Votto returns to Reds, Dusty Baker has tough choices to m...

    Buster Olney

    The Cincinnati Reds are getting Joey Votto back, and this certainly is a good thing. But, as Buster Olney writes, it also puts manager Dusty Baker in a tough position.

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  16. Dusty Baker is managing the Reds to success despite some unusual ...

    Jonah Keri

    The quirky Dusty Baker leads the scorching-hot Cincinnati Reds.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  17. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 3, Astros 0

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs closed out their second home sweep of the season with a 3-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Sunday. How it happened: It was simply too much Travis Wood for the Astros as the Cubs starter got it done multiple ways Sat...

    Blog | July 01, 2012