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  1. 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
  2. Cubs continue search for catching

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - As expected, the Chicago Cubs are in the market for a catcher, according to team president Theo Epstein. After losing out on a free-agent bid for Russell Martin and letting backup John Baker go, the Cubs will head to San Diego for the winte...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  3. Cubs interested in Jon Lesters catcher David Ross, sources say

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- As the Chicago Cubs continue to look for catching help after non-tendering backup John Baker on Tuesday, 13-year veteran David Ross could be in their sights, according to sources familiar with the situation. Ross, 37, was free-agent pit...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  4. Cubs non-tender John Baker, Wesley Wright

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs tendered contracts to eight arbitration-eligible players on Tuesday, while they non-tendered catcher John Baker and lefty reliever Wesley Wright, making them free agents. Baker, 33, played one season for the Cubs after ...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  5. Expect Wood to be tendered by deadline

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Despite his down year in 2014, expect Chicago Cubs left-hander Travis Wood to be tendered a contract before a Tuesday night deadline, according to a source familiar with the situation. Wood, 27, is one of 10 Cubs players who are arbitra...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  6. Rangers trim roster to 31 players

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers outrighted right-handed pitchers Nate Adcock and Alfredo Figaro to Triple-A Round Rock after they cleared waivers. Infielder Ed Lucas, who was acquired in a trade with the Miami Marlins, also cleared waivers and will be assigned...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  7. Rangers working on Colby Lewis deal

    Calvin Watkins

    Nothing has been finalized, but the Texas Rangers are working on a new contract for right-handed starter Colby Lewis. Team officials are hopeful they will know something soon regarding Lewis, who tied for the team lead in victories with 10 after r...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  8. Report card: Grading the 2014 Rangers

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers went 67-95 in 2014, but they did at least finish on a high note by winning 13 of their last 16 games. With the season over, it's time to hand out report cards for each player. Feel free to visit the comments section and give your fa...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  9. Derek Holland scratched, Scott Baker to start

    Randy Jennings

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers left-handed pitcher Derek Holland, scheduled to start tonight's 7:05 game against the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park, has been scratched because of a migraine headache. Scott Baker (3-4, 5.52 earned run average) ...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  10. Coaching the next step for Baker

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- The stairs up to the Wrigley Field press box are lined with pictures of the Chicago Cubs' current roster. Right after a few images of the coaching staff, the first player shown is John Baker. It's nothing but a coincidence, but it's an int...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  11. Giancarlo Stanton of Miami Marlins says he's recovering well from...

    Giancarlo Stanton still needs to have five teeth fixed or replaced, along with a procedure to assess how much blood remains in his sinus cavity, and he will be understandably leery the next time he grabs a bat.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  12. Pregame notes: Baker scratched from start

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers scratched spot starter Scott Baker from Saturday's scheduled outing against the Braves because of triceps tendinitis in his right elbow. Lisalverto Bonilla will take his turn and become the 15th different pitch...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  13. Rapid Reaction: Mariners 7, Rangers 5

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers' Friday started with a 3 p.m. meeting, described as emotional, during which Ron Washington announced his resignation as team manager. Then the business of baseball continued on the field in the evening...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  14. W2W4: Rangers vs. Mariners

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers begin a four-game series with the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night at Globe Life Park. What's up with the Mariners?: Seattle (75-63) is just a half-game back of the second wild-card spot in the AL. The Mariners are in the mids...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  15. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 13, Astros 6

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Friday night that right-hander Scott Baker's time as a starter was over. Derek Holland returning and the development of younger pitchers are more important. Well, Baker is on a pretty good ho...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  16. Pregame Notes: Holland to pitch Tuesday

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The Rangers will activate left-handed starter Derek Holland from the disabled list and he will start Tuesday night against Kansas City. Holland made his sixth and final rehab start Thursday night for Triple-A Round Rock to test his cont...

    Blog | August 29, 2014