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  1. Prince Fielder excited for opportunity with Texas Rangers

    Richard Durrett

    Prince Fielder is in Texas because he wanted to be. It was up to the slugger to determine whether to allow Wednesday's blockbuster trade to get finalized and he gave his consent in a phone conversation with Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  2. Extra bases: Nobody switching positions (yet)

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Thursday that he has not had any conversations with players regarding possibly changing positions. Daniels was asked about the logjam at middle infield with Elvis Andrus, Ian Kinsl...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  3. Rangers getting more production at catcher

    Richard Durrett

    We spent much of the offseason talking about Josh Hamilton and how the club was going to try to replace some of his production. But how the club was going to replace Mike Napoli was also a topic of conversation. It can be such a big difference in ...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Yu Darvish nearly perfect

    Richard Durrett

    Goodness. That was simply amazing. Yu Darvish sends a nearly-perfect signal to start the 2013 season that he will be in the Cy Young conversation, which shouldn't be a shock after what he did to finish the 2012 season. So this Rapid Reaction will foc...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  5. Jon Daniels talks about his 'disappointment'

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said he was disappointed that his club didn't at least get a chance to "have a conversation" before Hamilton accepted any deal. Daniels made the comments late Thursday afternoon at Ranger...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  6. Live in-game chat: Rangers vs. Baltimore

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- We will be chatting all homestand and that includes tonight's second game of the series with the Baltimore Orioles. The room is open for you to ask some early questions and participate in polls. We'll start the conversation around...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  7. Relaxed, confident Yu Darvish improves

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish took the mound with a different attitude Sunday. It started even before he threw his first pitch in an 8-3 win over the Detroit Tigers. Darvish had a quick conversation with catcher Geovany Soto, h...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  8. Nolan Ryan: Nothing new in Josh Hamilton talks

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan said there is nothing new to report in terms of contract news with Josh Hamilton. "The lines of communication are open, and there's been conversations, but to what level, I don't think probably anyth...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  9. Nolan Ryan: Josh Hamilton talks preliminary

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers CEO and Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan termed discussions with slugger Josh Hamilton as "very preliminary" and that there wasn't anything imminent. "We had conversations with Josh's agent and they were in town and we did meet with them," R...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  10. Club plans more talks with Josh Hamilton

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Friday on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM's 'The Ben and Skin Show' that he plans to have more conversations with Josh Hamilton's representatives before full-squad workouts begin in Surprise, Ariz., next month. Hamilt...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  11. Neftali Feliz meets with Pedro Martinez

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers right-hander Neftali Feliz was told this offseason that he's going to start in 2012, so he's been working out and preparing himself -- mentally and physically -- to do just that. Part of the preparation was a conversation ...

    Blog | January 15, 2012
  12. Mike Napoli talks extension, ankle, Darvish

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers catcher Mike Napoli is one of the "core" players the club would like to sign to a long-term extension and, as we discussed here earlier this week, the team and Napoli's representatives have had a few conversations about that. Talks are in the...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  13. Source: Rangers, Napoli talk long-term deal

    Richard Durrett

    Add Mike Napoli to the list of players the Rangers have talked to about a long-term contract. The club has had several conversations with Napoli's representatives about a multi-year deal, according to a source, though it's early in the process. Napol...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  14. Adrian Beltre calls Young to thank him

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Adrian Beltre didn't want to get into specifics about his conversation with Michael Young on Wednesday, but he said Young was the first Rangers teammate he talked to after the deal was completed. When asked if the discussion in...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  15. Lobby talk: Michael Young, Cliff Lee

    Richard Durrett

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- It's Day 3 at the Winter Meetings and in past years that's been a big day. Will it be a big one here at Disney World? A few things to keep an eye on: * Michael Young's name has come up in trade conversations, including...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  16. Free agent starter market shrinking some

    Richard Durrett

    It turns out that the Rangers aren't feverishly working to try to land Andy Pettitte. Rangers president Nolan Ryan did speak to Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte. However, the conversation was not about playing for Texas in 2011 and was more of a congrat...

    Blog | November 30, 2010