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  1. Darren Oliver named special assistant to GM

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers have officially added retired pitcher Darren Oliver to their staff as a special assistant to general manager Jon Daniels. Oliver joins an impressive list of former players who are now consultants, including Hall of Famer Greg Mad...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  2. Jason Frasor jealous of closer Joe Nathan

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. - Jason Frasor has no trouble admitting that Joe Nathan has some reliever traits that Frasor wishes he had. The 35-year-old Frasor is listed at 5-foot-9. That seems generous. He weighs 180 pounds and is not known as a guy with ove...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  3. Minor league award winners announced

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers announced the club's 2011 minor league award winners: Tom Grieve Minor League Player of the Year: SS Jurickson Profar Nolan Ryan Minor League Pitcher of the Year: LHP Robbie Ross Rangers Minor League Reliever of the Year: Justin...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  4. Darren Oliver: 'I wish them luck'

    Richard Durrett

    Left-handed reliever Darren Oliver was hoping to play for the Rangers in 2012, but instead he's headed to Toronto on a one-year deal worth $4 million with a club option for 2013. Oliver was in Texas the last two seasons. He was a workhorse in the...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  5. Baseball America updates 2012 draft order

    Richard Durrett

    Now that Darren Oliver has finalized his deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, Baseball America has updated the 2012 draft order. Texas gets a supplemental first round pick for Oliver. So here are the Rangers' picks in first round and then those they g...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  6. Reminder: Awards show is Thursday

    Richard Durrett

    For those of you wanting to attend the Dr Pepper Awards Show on Thursday, Jan. 12, you can still do so. Visit the club's website here or call 972-RANGERS. Tickets are $75 for reserved and $50 for general admission. BTW, here's a list of the Rangers r...

    Blog | January 07, 2012
  7. Two awards added for next week's show

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers announced today that Bobby Jones and Don Welke will be the first recipients of annual awards given in their names. The Bobby Jones Player Development Man of the Year Award and the Don Welke Scout of the Year Award will be presented for...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  8. Sources: Darren Oliver, Jays agree to deal

    Richard Durrett

    Left-handed reliever Darren Oliver has agreed to a one-year deal with the Toronto Blue Jays with a club option for 2013, pending a physical, sources confirmed Friday. Oliver, who turned 41 in October, was a key lefty in the Rangers bullpen the las...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  9. Sources -- Toronto Blue Jays agree to terms with veteran reliever...

    Richard Durrett

    Left-handed reliever Darren Oliver has agreed to a one-year deal with the Toronto Blue Jays with a club option for 2013, pending a physical, sources confirmed Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  10. Notes: Castillo, Robinson ink minor deals

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers announced Thursday the signings of RHP Fabio Castillo and catcher Chris Robinson to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training. Here's some information on both players from the club's release: Castillo, 22, was not t...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  11. Winter meetings can be Texas Rangers' wonderland

    Richard Durrett

    The aggressive Rangers could steal the spotlight at the winter meetings in Dallas.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2011
  12. Darren Oliver wants to return in 2012

    Richard Durrett

    Our colleague, ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick, writes today that Darren Oliver wants to return for the 2012 season, which would be his 19th. Where might he go? We'll see. "Because the Rangers came so close to winning the World Series, Darren's wife ...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  13. Oliver will take time to decide about 2012

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- Rangers reliever Darren Oliver didn't want to make any decisions regarding the 2012 season shortly after the Rangers lost Game 7 of the World Series. Who can blame him? He was asked after the 6-2 loss to the Cardinals whether that wa...

    Blog | October 29, 2011
  14. 2011 World Series -- Texas Rangers' loss will sting after coming ...

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers' loss will sting for a while after coming so close to ultimate goal.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2011
  15. Rapid Reaction: Cardinals 6, Rangers 2

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals won Game 7 of the World Series, coming back from 3-2 down in the series -- and twice being a strike away from losing in Game 6 to the Texas Rangers -- to win their 11th title. Some quick thoughts (more to come fro...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  16. 2011 World Series -- Neftali Feliz speechless after blown save in...

    Richard Durrett

    Neftali Feliz was speechless after coming within a strike of closing the Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2011