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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. Toronto Blue Jays pick up Casey Janssen, Adam Lind, Mark DeRosa o...

    The Blue Jays have exercised 2014 options on closer Casey Janssen, first baseman Adam Lind and infielder Mark DeRosa and declined an option on infielder Munenori Kawasaki.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  3. Back to St. Louis: These aren't those Texas Rangers

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ron Washington won't have any flashbacks when he walks back into Busch Stadium on Friday afternoon. He said so. We know that won't be true. This isn't like going to Minute Maid Park. The Rangers are making their first return...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  4. Toronto Blue Jays move J.A. Happ to 60-day disabled list

    The Toronto Blue Jays have moved pitcher J.A. Happ to the 60-day disabled list as the left-hander recovers from injuries after being hit in the head with a line drive earlier in this month.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Darren Oliver of Toronto Blue Jays to return for 2013

    The Blue Jays say 42-year-old left-hander Darren Oliver has decided to pitch a 20th major league season.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  7. Darren Oliver, Rajai Davis signed by Toronto Blue Jays

    The Toronto Blue Jays have exercised their $3 million option on left-hander Darren Oliver and have signed outfielder Rajai Davis to a one-year, $2.5 million contract after declining the option on his previous two-year deal.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2012
  8. Buzz: Bullpen availability is an issue

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- After a 13 inning victory Saturday afternoon, the Rangers bullpen was taxed. Manager Ron Washington used six relievers, including Koji Uehara for two innings and Robbie Ross for 40 pitches in 1 2/3 innings. So just who is avail...

    Blog | May 27, 2012
  9. Resilient Jays can bounce back

    Alex Convery

    Josh Hamilton flipped the bat back and jogged around the bases with his eyes fixed to the ground. There was no fist-pump, no pointing at the dugout, not even a wave to the fans. That's not how you react when you expect to win games, and Hamilton and ...

    Blog | May 27, 2012
  10. Sizzling Mitch Moreland left out again

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- With all due respect to Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz, the hottest hitter in the Texas Rangers' lineup isn't a household name. It's a dude who bats at the bottom of the order and doesn't face lefties, as long as his manager can...

    Blog | May 26, 2012
  11. Series Preview: Mets at Blue Jays

    Adam Rubin

    US Presswire/Getty Images The Mets face (l to r) Ricky Romero, Brandon Morrow and Henderson Alvarez this weekend in interleague play.METS (21-17, third place/NL East) vs. TORONTO BLUE JAYS (21-18, third place/AL East) Friday: LHP Jon Niese (2-1, ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  12. MLB -- ESPN's top 500 MLB players: Toronto Blue Jays

    Check out where players on the Toronto Blue Jays ranked among ESPN's top 500 players of 2012.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  13. Toronto Blue Jays sign reliever Casey Janssen to two-year deal

    The Blue Jays' streak of avoiding arbitration is up to 15 years, and Casey Janssen is happy about it.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2012
  14. Source -- Toronto Blue Jays agree on one-year, $4.5 million deal ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Toronto Blue Jays have reached agreement on a one-year, $4.5 million contract with free-agent reliever Francisco Cordero, a baseball source told

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  15. Michael Kirkman most experienced lefty in 'pen

    Bryan Dolgin

    Darren Oliver is now with the Toronto Blue Jays. Michael Gonzalez remains a free agent. That leaves Michael Kirkman as the Rangers' most experienced left-handed reliever with pitchers and catchers set to report next month. Experience for Kirkman ...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  16. 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