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  1. Greenberg-led group to buy RoughRiders

    Richard Durrett

    Former Texas Rangers general managing partner Chuck Greenberg has led a group of local investors who now have an agreement to purchase the Frisco RoughRiders, the Rangers' Double-A affiliate located in a suburb of Dallas. Greenberg, who lives in ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  2. Joey Gallo, Alex Gonzalez monthly winners

    Richard Durrett

    Double-A Frisco third baseman Joey Gallo and right-handed starting pitcher Alex "Chi Chi" Gonzalez were named minor league player and pitcher of the month for May. Catcher Tomas Telis was named defender of the month and right-handed pitcher Phil Klei...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  3. Gallo's big blast starts Double-A tenure

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- Texas Rangers third base prospect Joey Gallo is just 20 and has exactly one Double-A game under his belt, and already the exploits and expectations when it comes to his big bat are spreading like, well, injuries in Arlington. OK, ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  4. Gallo hits walk-off homer in Double-A debut

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- Joey Gallo made a dramatic entrance into the world of Double-A baseball Monday, blasting an opposite-field home run with two out and two on in the bottom of the ninth to give the Frisco RoughRiders a 7-4 victory. Gallo, who was 0-...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  5. Joey Gallo eager to learn at the right pace

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- Joey Gallo isn't itching to work his way southwest toward Arlington any time soon. For a 20-year-old prospect on the fast track toward the big leagues -- he's already at Double-A Frisco before the halfway point of his second year ...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  6. Joey Gallo, 'Chi Chi' Gonzalez promoted to AA

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The big bat of Joey Gallo is getting closer to Globe Life Park in Arlington. The 20-year-old power hitter was promoted to Double-A Frisco on Sunday along with right-handed pitcher Alex "Chi Chi" Gonzalez. Gallo, 20, has 21 hom...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  7. Scheppers activated; Poreda optioned

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tanner Scheppers is back in the Texas Rangers bullpen. Scheppers, who has rehabbed from right elbow inflammation, threw just six pitches in a successful appearance in Double-A Frisco on Tuesday. He was the club's Opening Day st...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  8. Scheppers, Adduci head to Frisco for rehab

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers announced Tuesday that right-handed pitcher Tanner Scheppers and outfielder Jim Adduci will start Double-A rehab assignments tonight. The RoughRiders open a homestand against San Antonio at 7:05 p.m. CT. From the club's release: ...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  9. Joe Saunders wants to start, not relieve

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- When Texas Rangers pitcher Joe Saunders returns to the big leagues, he wants to start. The 32-year-old veteran, who completed a four-inning, 66-pitch rehab start Tuesday afternoon with Double-A Frisco, isn't interested in a long r...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  10. Matt Harrison has efficient, long rehab start

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers starting pitcher Matt Harrison was scheduled to throw 95 pitches or go six innings in Saturday's Double-A Frisco rehab start. He was so efficient that he didn't even get to 95 pitches and still managed to go eight innings against Corpus...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  11. Minor-league pitcher Garcia suspended

    Richard Durrett

    Major League Baseball announced that Double-A Frisco pitcher Martire Garcia has been given a 50-game suspension without pay for testing positive for Clomiphene. This is Garcia's first violation of baseball's joint drug prevention and treatment pro...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  12. Rain cuts short Matt Harrison's rehab start

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- Mother Nature wrecked the plan for Matt Harrison to throw 65 pitches or four innings in Double-A Frisco's season opener on Thursday. Still, Harrison did throw 41 pitches in two-plus innings of work. He went to the mound to start t...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  13. Matt Harrison starts Frisco opener Thursday

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers left-handed pitcher Matt Harrison will start for Double-A Frisco on Opening Day, which is Thursday at 7:05 p.m. at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco. The RoughRiders face the Northwest Araknsas Naturals. Harrison, who fell behind the othe...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  14. Rangers announce coaching staffs

    Richard Durrett

    With Bobby Jones moving up to the major league coaching staff, the Texas Rangers had to make a few changes to their minor league staffs. Steve Buechele takes Jones' place in Triple-A Round Rock, moving up from Double-A Frisco. James Wood moves up fro...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  15. Alexi Ogando ready to rejoin rotation

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- Alexi Ogando allowed two unearned runs in six innings in a rehab start for Double-A Frisco on Friday and proclaimed himself ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers rotation. He's expected to do so next week. Ogando threw 60 pitches in s...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  16. Catcher Mike Napoli returns with a bang

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Before Saturday's game, Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli joked that his four-strikeout performance for Double-A Frisco right before getting activated was just what he needed. "Maybe I got a lot of the at-bats over with and lef...

    Blog | September 15, 2012