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  1. David Price trade timeline in doubt

    Jim Bowden

    Many contending teams interested in David Price now aren't sure the Tampa Bay Rays will actually trade him before the trade deadline. The impression teams are getting is that if the Rays manage to get back in the playoff chase, they will hang on t...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  2. GM buzz: Latest on free agents

    Jim Bowden

    With pitchers and catchers due to report to spring training in a couple of weeks, the rumor mill continues to churn because many quality free agents are still on the market, including: Ubaldo Jimenez, Ervin Santana, A.J. Burnett, Bronson Arroyo, Paul...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  3. Winter Meetings buzz

    AJ Mass

    Not all the news coming from baseball's Winter Meetings has to do with wheeling and dealing and the signing of free agents. On Thursday, the league spent several hours laying the basic groundwork for new rules changes for the upcoming season as it re...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  4. Winter Meetings Buzz

    Doug Mittler

    Day One of the winter meetings saw two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay announce his retirement, but the activity in Orlando was void of any major trade or free agent signing. Could things change Tuesday? There is some buzz regarding a deal...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Buzz: Martin tutored on base stealing

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers third base coach Gary Pettis spent several minutes during Wednesday's batting practice working with Leonys Martin and Jurickson Profar on their approach to stealing second base. In fact, it was Martin who went to Pettis...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  7. Five unexpected trade candidates

    Jim Bowden

    While the Matt Garza trade that went down on Monday night created a buzz throughout the industry, it was far from a surprise. In fact, everyone knew Garza was going to be dealt, it was just a matter of where. But every so often we get surprised at...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  8. Trade buzz from All-Star week

    Jim Bowden

    The All-Star break is always a fun time for those in the baseball industry, and it gives front offices a little bit of a break, as the league discourages them from announcing any deals during the festivities so as not to distract from the main events...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  9. Wash hopes to take pressure off Andrus

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Shortstop Elvis Andrus was moved down in the Texas Rangers' batting order for Thursday's game against the Seattle Mariners, batting eighth for the first time in three years. Manager Ron Washington made the move to give Andrus, ...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  10. 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
  11. Buzz: Rain impacting Rangers' approach

    Sahadev Sharma | Special to

    CHICAGO -- With a rainout Wednesday night and more showers expected in the area all day Thursday, the pregame chat with Ron Washington focused on the possibility of another rainout. Washington was asked what positives may come from a few unexpected d...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  12. Latest news and buzz on winter meetings deals - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney previews the 2012 MLB winter meetings, examining storylines from across the league including what the Cleveland Indians will do with Shin-Soo Choo and Asdrubal Cabrera and if Kansas City will trade a top prospect for pitching.

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2012
  13. Buzz: Uncertainty about Josh Hamilton

    Taylor Soper / Special to

    SEATTLE -- Coincidence or not, the Texas Rangers haven't been very productive at the plate with Josh Hamilton out of the lineup. Whether he returns to the diamond for a key four-game set at home against the Oakland Athletics beginning Monday still re...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  14. Buzz: Ogando, Uehara close to return

    Master Tesfatsion

    SEATTLE -- Rangers manager Ron Washington said there's a possibility relievers Alexi Ogando and Koji Uehara will be activated from the disabled list Tuesday. Ogando pitched two scoreless innings in Triple-A Saturday. He allowed one hit and struck ...

    Blog | July 15, 2012
  15. Buzz: Derek Holland to lead rotation

    Clint Foster

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ron Washington has tentatively set the Texas Rangers pitching rotation for after the All-Star break. Barring changes over the break, Washington said that Derek Holland would lead the rotation, followed by Yu Darvish, Matt Harrison...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  16. Buzz: Josh Hamilton, Alexi Ogando out

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers will not have slugger Josh Hamilton for the first game of the three-game series versus the Seattle Mariners at Rangers Ballpark on Monday night. Hamilton is out due to an upper respiratory infection. He is available...

    Blog | May 28, 2012