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  1. Nowitzki, Witten praise Michael Young

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It's become a tradition of sorts lately: A Dallas-Fort Worth sports star is honored and other top athletes from the city attend to show their support. That was the case again Saturday night as Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki an...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Phillies 14, Rangers 10

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It was a strange Opening Day game as neither starter was on his game and the two teams combined for 24 runs on 31 hits as the Philadelphia Phillies took the lead in the fifth and held on for a 14-10 win over the Texas Rangers. Som...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  3. W2W4: Opening Day (and series)

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- After six weeks of spring training (and more than a few trips to see doctors and surgeons), the Texas Rangers are finally ready to face the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:05 p.m. today to start the first three-game series of the seaso...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  4. Jon Daniels: Garza trade could 'haunt me'

    Richard Durrett

    Like most general managers, Jon Daniels has made some deals he wishes he hadn't made. Sure, he completed his share of blockbusters that helped the Texas Rangers vault into contention a few years back (the Mark Teixeira and Cliff Lee deals lead the li...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  5. Opening Day: Yu Darvish vs. Cliff Lee

    Richard Durrett

    Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg announced today that Cliff Lee will get the Opening Day start in Texas. That means he'll go up against Yu Darvish, who was officially named the Rangers' Opening Day starter a few weeks ago by manager Ron Wa...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  6. Lobby Talk: Choo price too high for Texas?

    Richard Durrett

    Note: Periodically during the winter meetings, we'll post some of the chatter going on in the lobby in regards to players the Texas Rangers may be interested in this week at Disney World. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- It appears the price for Shin-Soo...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  7. Crystal ball: Second-half predictions

    Richard Durrett

    With the second half of the season about to begin, let's look into our crystal ball and predict what could happen in the final 2 1/2 months of the season for the Texas Rangers: Biggest boost from the disabled list: The Rangers have a gaggle of fol...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  8. Bowden: Some trade proposals for Texas

    Richard Durrett's Jim Bowden, a weekly guest on Fitzsimmons & Durrett on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM, has a couple of trade proposals involving the Texas Rangers. You can read his post here (insider). He mentioned one of them on the air. Here's that proposal: J...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  9. Surprise position outlook: Third base

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's note: This is the fourth installment in our spring training preview series. Today's position: Third base When the Texas Rangers weren't able to sign Cliff Lee after the 2010 season, they decided to spend some of that money on shoring ...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  10.'s hypothetical trade for Cliff Lee

    Richard Durrett's David Schoenfield proposes some blockbuster deals and includes Cliff Lee going back to Texas among them. You'll have to click here to read his entire post, but here's his hypothetical Rangers-Phillies deal: Philadelphia trades LHP Cliff L...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  11. Bowden: Deals that should have happened

    Richard Durrett's Jim Bowden put together the deals he believes should have happened at the trade deadline and includes Cliff Lee. The trade he proposed: Mike Olt and Cody Buckel for Lee. Part of what Bowden wrote: With Felix Hernandez not on the trade mar...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  12. C.J. Wilson talks AL West, Zack Greinke

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Perhaps now that we've hit August, the idea of C.J. Wilson pitching against the Texas Rangers isn't all that unusual. And the red-glove lefty will face his old team once again on Thursday. It's now the beginning of the stretch run...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  13. Some Ryan Dempster numbers to chew on

    Richard Durrett

    You've seen plenty of numbers on Ryan Dempster the past 24 hours, but here are a few more from ESPN Stats & Information: * While Dempster might not be the flashy addition that Cliff Lee or Zack Greinke might have been, he immediately becomes the t...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  14. Club adds pitching, but keeps top prospects

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels says he wishes deals didn't happen at the last minute. I'm not sure I believe him. He seems to find a way to pull something together, even while clocks are ticking loudly around him. ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  15. Trade deadline talk: Still making calls

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers continue to work the phones in hopes of improving the club by the deadline, but indications are they may not be able to get the impact starting pitcher they wanted. A few things: * The club is interested in Matt Garza, but nothin...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  16. Deadline talk: Final day is upon us

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- We are now counting down the final hours until Tuesday's 3 p.m. central time deadline as everyone in baseball will be burning up battery power in their cell phones trying to make some deals before the afternoon ends. A few things ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012