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  1. Day has extra meaning for Army brat Baker

    Ron Matejko

    PHOENIX -- Texas Rangers utility man Jeff Baker walked around the visitors clubhouse Monday morning proudly wearing a Wounded Warrior Project long-sleeved T-shirt. While the gear was especially appropriate on Memorial Day and Americans are pausing...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  2. Notes: Jeff Baker earns roster spot with strong play

    Ron Matejko

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- An amazing spring training paid off for utility man Jeff Baker, who has made the Texas Rangers manager, Ron Washington announced Monday. Baker played for three teams in 2012 and in January signed a minor-league contract with Texas...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 6, Reds 2

    Ron Matejko

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers (14-13-2) opened a home-and-home series against the Cincinnati Reds (9-16-2) with a 6-2 victory on Saturday at Goodyear Ballpark. What this means Texas moves one game above .500 for the fourth time this spring...

    Blog | March 23, 2013
  4. Notes: Mike Olt to get more reps in minors

    Ron Matejko

    MESA, Ariz. -- Highly-regarded prospect Mike Olt was one of four players optioned to Round Rock (AAA) on Tuesday as part of 12 roster moves announced by the Texas Rangers. Olt saw a lot of time this spring at third base and also played a few games...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Rangers beat Dodgers, fall to Cubs

    Ron Matejko

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers went 1-1 in its split-squad games on Saturday. In one game, Texas posted its second shutout win of the spring with a 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers (7-11-3) at Surprise Stadium. Texas (10-10-2) wasn't...

    Blog | March 16, 2013
  6. Derek Lowe looking to seize opportunity

    Ron Matejko

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Derek Lowe will make his Texas Rangers debut today when he gets the start against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium. With 377 career starts under his belt during his 16-year major league career, Lowe is used to co...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  7. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 6, A's 2

    Ron Matejko

    PHOENIX -- The Texas Rangers (9-8-2) returned from an off day to win their second in a row, knocking off the Oakland A's (8-9), 6-2, on Thursday at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. What this means: Texas moves above the .500 mark for the first time this...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  8. Notes: Jeff Baker's play isn't going unnoticed

    Ron Matejko

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Jeff Baker is different than the typical player seeking to earn a major league roster spot out of spring training. Usually players do their best to stand out and get noticed, but Baker takes the opposite approach. "As a utility ...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  9. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 7, Indians 6

    Ron Matejko

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers (7-7-2) won their third in a row and are now unbeaten in their past six spring games following a 7-6 victory against the Cleveland Indians (11-6) on Sunday at Goodyear Ballpark. What this means Texas owns a sp...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  10. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 4, A's 3

    Ron Matejko

    SURPRISE, Ariz.--The Texas Rangers (5-7-2) extended its unbeaten streak to four games after a 4-3 victory against the Oakland Athletics (6-7) on Saturday at Surprise Stadium. What this means Texas, which has won three out of four, is also unbeate...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  11. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 5, Padres 4

    Ron Matejko

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers (3-7-1) continued their six-game pattern of alternating wins and losses with a 5-4, walk-off win against the San Diego Padres (6-6) on Monday at Surprise Stadium. What this means: Texas secured its second win i...

    Blog | March 04, 2013