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  1. Texas Rangers to offer bacon waffle on a stick

    Richard Durrett

    After introducing the "Bacon on a Stick" at the start of this season and selling a good number of them, the club's catering service is unveiling the "Bacon Waffle on a Stick" in time for the club's next homestand.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  2. Stern talk turned TCU Kyle Bacak from goat to hero -- College Wor...

    Richard Durrett

    TCU catcher Kyle Bacak needed a tough talk with his coach to change his mindset and allow him to lead the Horned Frogs to Omaha.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  3. Gallo hits walk-off homer in Double-A debut

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- Joey Gallo made a dramatic entrance into the world of Double-A baseball Monday, blasting an opposite-field home run with two out and two on in the bottom of the ninth to give the Frisco RoughRiders a 7-4 victory. Gallo, who was 0-...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  4. Thoughts with 99 games left in the season

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers have now played 63 games, meaning they've got less than 100 left -- 99 to be exact -- in the season. The baseball season is no longer early. Teams have a better idea who they are, though most won't determine whet...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  5. Ian Kinsler prefers leading on field, not off

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT - Give former Rangers infielder Ian Kinsler credit: He was honest enough on Thursday to admit that the kind of leadership role he had in Texas wasn't something that fit his style. "I'm here to play baseball. I'm here to win," Kinsler said....

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  6. Julio Franco, 55, hopes to catch on during player-coach stint wit...

    Richard Durrett

    Julio Franco is honest about why, at age 55, he's decided to put a uniform back on and try to hit against pitchers more than half his age.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  7. Julio Franco, 55, to play independent ball for Fort Worth Cats

    Richard Durrett

    Could you play professional baseball at 55 years old? Julio Franco thinks he can.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  8. Durrett's take: Ortiz's ball was an error

    Richard Durrett

    Forgive me, but I don't understand MLB's decision on David Ortiz's batted ball that was changed from an error to a hit in Yu Darvish's near no-hitter Friday. Baseball has official scorers for a reason. And Steve Weller, who's been doing it for years,...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  9. Major League Baseball changes David Ortiz play from error to hit ...

    Richard Durrett

    Major League Baseball has changed David Ortiz's ball that originally was scored an error to a single in Yu Darvish's near no-hitter last Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  10. Extra Bases: Harrison searches for '12 form

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- For Matt Harrison, 2012 was a good year. He won 18 games and showed he could make at least 30 starts for the second straight season. He was consistent, giving his team at least six innings of quality baseball nearly every outing a...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  11. Rangers need more from starting rotation

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It's not fair to pin the past two weeks of haphazard Texas Rangers baseball on just the starting rotation. After all, the batters can't seem to hit with any kind of consistency and the defense hasn't exactly been sporting shiny...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  12. Luke Jackson impressing scouts, coaches

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers pitching prospect Luke Jackson is enjoying his share of success recently. He was named Texas League pitcher of the week last week and followed that up with 5 2/3 innings of perfect baseball Monday. The 22-year-old allowed three hits and...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  13. Minor-league pitcher Garcia suspended

    Richard Durrett

    Major League Baseball announced that Double-A Frisco pitcher Martire Garcia has been given a 50-game suspension without pay for testing positive for Clomiphene. This is Garcia's first violation of baseball's joint drug prevention and treatment pro...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  14. Predictions: ESPN writers on Texas in 2014

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Now that we are just hours away from Opening Day, let's take a look at what some of the ESPN baseball writers predict for the Texas Rangers in 2014. As you can see, it's all over the map. David Schoenfield, ESPN Sweet Spot: 88-...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  15. New menu items: Bacon stick, frozen beer

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Want to walk around a baseball game with a stick of bacon? The Texas Rangers are giving fans at Globe Life Park in Arlington that opportunity for $7 with the team's newest food item: bacon on a stick. The thick piece of bacon -...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  16. Rangers Fantasy Countdown: No. 1

    Richard Durrett

    We've finally hit the top spot in our Texas Rangers fantasy countdown and there was total agreement on that player by ESPN.com fantasy gurus Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft. No. 1: Adrian Beltre Of course it's Beltre. He's been a consistent...

    Blog | March 21, 2014