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  1. Prince Fielder of Texas Rangers scratched Tuesday night

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder has been scratched from the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Seattle Mariners.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  2. Mitch Moreland makes first start in left field

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington decided to give Shin-Soo Choo one more day at designated hitter with an off day Thursday. Washington said Choo has been begging to play the outfield and that he can, but that the skipper made t...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  3. Shin-Soo Choo of Texas Rangers expected back Tuesday

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo is expected to return to the starting lineup on Tuesday, likely as the designated hitter.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  4. Wash opts for experience in opening lineup

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- There were just two unanswered questions for manager Ron Washington in his Opening Day lineup: Who would start at second base for Jurickson Profar and which player would get the start at designated hitter with left-hander Cliff Le...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  5. Spring training preview: DH

    Richard Durrett

    Note: Spring training will arrive before you know it. To get you ready, we'll take a look at every position between now and February, when pitchers and catchers report to Surprise, Ariz. Today's position: Designated hitter At this point in th...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  6. 2013 spring training - Texas Rangers counting on Lance Berkman's ...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers counting on Lance Berkman's expertise, leadership as veteran begins next chapter.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2013
  7. Can gloveless Lance Berkman outrun a grizzly bear?

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. - Lance Berkman brought his humor to spring training, but forgot his glove. The veteran, who signed this offseason to be the Texas Rangers' designated hitter, said he'll have one for the first full day of full squad workouts Saturd...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  8. Surprise position outlook: DH

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's Note: Our spring training preview series continues as we move from the infield and outfield to the DH spot, bench and the pitching staff. Today's position: Designated hitter Once Josh Hamilton signed his five-year, $125 million deal, t...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  9. Lance Berkman: 3-hole critical to lineup

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Veteran Lance Berkman, the Rangers' designated hitter in 2013, is looking forward to the challenge of hitting in the third spot in the lineup. It was a spot formerly occupied by Josh Hamilton, who signed a five-year, $125 million ...

    Blog | January 12, 2013
  10. Lance Berkman feels good, ready for AL

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Lance Berkman said he expects to get most of his at-bats as the designated hitter but added that he feels good enough right now to play first base, if needed. He said his right knee, which underwent surgeries in May and Septemb...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  11. Lance Berkman passes physical, officially joins Texas Rangers

    Richard Durrett

    Lance Berkman is officially a Texas Ranger after passing his physical on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2013
  12. ESPN Stats & Info: Lance Berkman a solid DH

    Richard Durrett

    Mark Simon of ESPN Stats & Information dug up some numbers on Lance Berkman in a post here. Here are a few of the nuggets they found: * Berkman was a .323 hitter with a .909 OPS and six home runs in 39 games (130 at-bats) as a designated hitter in...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  13. Lance Berkman hopes to win fans over

    Richard Durrett

    Free-agent designated hitter Lance Berkman, whom sources said Saturday agreed to terms on a one-year deal pending a physical, wants Texas Rangers fans to know that he was wrong about his assessment of the club a few years ago and plans to win them ov...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  14. Lance Berkman pledges to win over Texas Rangers' fan base

    Richard Durrett

    Free-agent DH Lance Berkman, whom sources said Saturday agreed to terms on a one-year deal pending a physical, wants Rangers fans to know that he was wrong about his assessment of the club a few years ago and plans to win them over with his play.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2013
  15. Report -- Texas Rangers have offered Lance Berkman a deal

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers have offered free agent Lance Berkman a contract, Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan told Fox 26 Sports in Houston on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2013
  16. Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre, Michael Young back after early exit...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is in the lineup as the designated hitter for Monday's game with the Oakland A's, one day after leaving the second game of a doubleheader with a left shoulder strain.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012