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  1. Impact of three-way deal on Rangers

    Richard Durrett

    The three-way trade involving the Arizona Diamondbacks, Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds has impact beyond just the three teams that made the deal. The headliners of the deal are Shin-Soo Choo and Trevor Bauer. Here's the breakdown: Arizona g...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  2. Tickets going fast for Astros series

    Richard Durrett

    As of Friday afternoon, there weren't too many tickets left for the Texas Rangers-Houston Astros series next weekend. Here's the ticket breakdown: Friday: 1,500 reserved seats Saturday: Scattered singles and obstructed view with standing room tic...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  3. Daily (Yu) Darvish: Breaking down his start

    Richard Durrett

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Now that Yu Darvish's first Cactus League start is complete, here are some of my thoughts, incorporating thoughts of some scouts as well. Let's start with the pitch-by-pitch breakdown (thanks to Baseball Prospectus' Jason Parks an...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  4. Nelson Cruz's contract backloaded

    Richard Durrett

    The Associated Press is reporting the details of outfielder Nelson Cruz's two-year, $16 million deal. Here's the breakdown: 2012: $5 million 2013: $10.5 million Cruz can increase his 2013 salary by an extra $500,000 based on plate appearances....

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  5. Another take on landing spots for Fielder

    Richard Durrett

    Jonah Keri, who writes for Grantland.com and ESPN.com, took a look at a team-by-team breakdown of landing spots for Prince Fielder. Keri listed every team in order of spots that made the most sense (with the Angels coming in last, obviously, with...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  6. Playoff position breakdown: Bench

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Manager Ron Washington's playoff roster is due in one hour, but he provided a pretty clear picture of his intentions on Thursday. Washington is going with Matt Treanor as the third catcher on his bench and seven relievers, givi...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  7. Playoff position breakdown: Starters

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- We'll get to the bullpen and the bench on Friday, but so often these playoff series are decided by the starting pitchers. The Rangers have announced that C.J. Wilson and Derek Holland will pitch Games 1 and 2. But we don't know the...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  8. Playoff position breakdown: OF

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- We've explored the infield, now let's switch gears to the outfield as they prepare for Game 1 of the ALDS on Friday. Position: Outfield With the return of Nelson Cruz to the lineup from a strained left hamstring, the Rangers...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  9. Playoff position breakdown: DH

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The transition from everyday player to DH wasn't one Michael Young wanted to make. He's a competitive player that still sees himself as someone who can play everyday in the field. But once the club signed Adrian Beltre, Young a...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  10. Playoff position breakdown: 3B

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- When the Rangers weren't able to convince Cliff Lee to sign a long-term deal in Texas -- and they tried very hard to do just that -- they began exploring other options to improve the team now and into the future. That led them ...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  11. Playoff position breakdown: SS

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- There was a time this season when focus was a problem for Elvis Andrus. Maybe he was tired. Maybe he was trying to do too much. But he was in a rut. That's where manager Ron Washington comes in. He's given him time off when need...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  12. Playoff position breakdown: 2B

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Don't let Ian Kinsler's batting average cloud how you look at his body of work. It's an extremely impressive body of work too. Kinsler will finish the season hitting around .250. But that's not a fair way to judge his offense. E...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  13. Playoff position breakdown: Catcher

    Richard Durrett

    Let's keep going with our look around some various positions for the Rangers heading into the postseason. Position: Catcher Last season, Bengie Molina and Matt Treanor both got chances to play in the postseason as Treanor caught C.J. Wilson and...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  14. Bullpen again can't hold a late lead

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- For the fifth time in the 2011 season, the Rangers lost when leading after seven innings. And they have now lost 18 games when leading at some point, nearly half of the team's 41 defeats. It was another bullpen breakdown Sunday...

    Blog | July 03, 2011
  15. Rapid Reaction: Florida 9, Rangers 5

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers starter Derek Holland gave up five runs and couldn't get out of the first inning, and the club had some defensive breakdowns in a 9-5 loss. They did battle back with home runs but couldn't completely dig out of the early h...

    Blog | July 02, 2011
  16. More on Adrian Beltre's contract

    Richard Durrett

    By now you probably know the breakdown of Adrian Beltre's contract. Just in case, here it is: 2011: $14 million 2012: $15 million 2013: $16 million 2014: $17 million 2015: $18 million 2016: $16 million* * The Rangers can void that final se...

    Blog | January 06, 2011