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  1. Draft Day: Rangers pick 30th

    Richard Durrett

    I commend ESPN.com's Keith Law for even attempting to do a mock draft for the first round. But since the Rangers don't pick until No. 30 -- a supplemental pick they got because Nelson Cruz signed with Baltimore (the Rangers lost their first-round pic...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  2. Rangers' patience shows in Day 2 of draft

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers have preached patience when it comes to most of their draft picks through the years. And they don't mind extending that patience to injured players. Texas drafted left-handed pitcher Wes Benjamin in the fifth ...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  3. Rangers draft HS players with upside

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers took three high school players they believe have high upside on Monday, the first day of the 2012 MLB Draft. The club stuck with its organizational philosophy: Take the best available player no matter the position. The scouts ...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  4. Lobby talk: Rule 5 draft, Angels, muffins

    Richard Durrett

    DALLAS -- It's the final day of the 2011 Winter Meetings were at the Hilton Anatole and that means the Rule 5 draft. A few random things this morning (more to come later): * How about those Angels? They are in on Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson and ...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  5. Rangers hold fantasy FB draft on plane

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Rangers players spent the past few days chatting about fantasy football and held their draft on the charter flight from Boston to Tampa last night. "It took the whole flight," said Mitch Moreland, who has a team with Mike N...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  6. Rangers continue to grab arms, outfielders

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers are busy making selections on Day 2 of the MLB Draft and we'll update you periodically on how they are doing. Through the fifth round, the Rangers have taken pitchers and outfielders. Here's an update: Round 2 (83 overall): Will Lamb, ...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  7. Jeff Francoeur glad college football is here

    Richard Durrett

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Jeff Francoeur was less than a week from heading to Clemson to participate in two-a-days before he decided to sign with the Braves after getting picked in the first round of the 2002 draft. Francoeur had a full scholarship offer fro...

    Blog | September 05, 2010
  8. Selig wants season over by November

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- MLB commissioner Bud Selig talked about the 2011 schedule and the fact that early drafts show the season starting on a Friday, which is a few days before it did this year. The schedule would have the regular season end in September...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  9. Texas Rangers focus on premium talent at affordable prices during...

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers focus on premium talent eager to sign during first day of MLB draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2010
  10. Draft preview: Signability, budget talk

    Richard Durrett

    This is one of several blog posts we'll have over the next few days leading into the MLB Draft, which starts Monday. It's no secret that the Rangers' current ownership situation means the club won't be drafting another Matt Purke and trying to go ...

    Blog | June 03, 2010
  11. Deadline to offer arbitration is today

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers must decide by 10:59 p.m. today if they are offering arbitration to Marlon Byrd and Pudge Rodriguez. It's the final day to offer arbitration and still receive compensation in the form of draft picks. Players have until Dec. 7 to accep...

    Blog | December 01, 2009
  12. Deadline to offer arbitration is today

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers must decide by 10:59 p.m. today if they are offering arbitration to Marlon Byrd and Pudge Rodriguez. It's the final day to offer arbitration and still receive compensation in the form of draft picks. Players have until Dec. 7 to accept th...

    Blog | Conversation | December 01, 2009