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  1. Nowitzki, Witten praise Michael Young

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It's become a tradition of sorts lately: A Dallas-Fort Worth sports star is honored and other top athletes from the city attend to show their support. That was the case again Saturday night as Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki an...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  2. Reaction: Michael Choice off to hot start

    Richard Durrett

    PHOENIX -- We haven't even played a week's worth of games this spring, but Michael Choice already is making an impression. The 24-year-old outfielder continues to hit the ball well and make smart decisions on the bases, looking like a player focus...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  3. Lineup: Martin Perez starts, Alex Rios in RF

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- It was a wet morning in Arizona, but today's game between the Texas Rangers and Oakland A's is still scheduled to start at 1 p.m. local time (2 p.m. CT on ESPN 103.3 FM) in Phoenix. The Rangers lineup includes Alex Rios in righ...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  4. Michael Choice: Routine key to consistency

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers outfielder Michael Choice knows that if he's to continue to make progress toward a sustained big league career, he must build off the consistency that he found in 2013. So what's the best way to do that? Stick to a...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  5. Nine agree to terms, including Scheppers, Choice

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with nine players and now have 29 of the 41 players on the big league roster under contract for the 2014 season. Here's the list that agreed today: OF James Adduci: $501,000 OF Engel Beltre: $502,000 ...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  6. Michael Young guarantees he's had a gay teammate during his major...

    Richard Durrett

    Retired veteran and seven-time All-Star Michael Young believes there wouldn't be any issue with a gay player in a major-league clubhouse. In fact, he pretty sure he's had a gay teammate during his career, most of it spent with the Texas Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  7. Michael Young officially retires with Texas Rangers

    Richard Durrett

    Michael Young admitted Friday that he could have played this season for the Los Angeles Dodgers, chasing that elusive championship and adding to his 2,375 career hits.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2014
  8. Young to officially retire Friday as Ranger

    Richard Durrett

    Michael Young will officially announce his retirement as a Texas Ranger at a Friday afternoon news conference at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The club issued a statement: The Texas Rangers want to congratulate Michael Young on his outstan...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  9. Michael Young chooses to retire rather than accept offer

    Richard Durrett

    Longtime Texas Rangers infielder Michael Young has decided to retire, a source confirmed on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  10. Schedule for Winter Caravan appearances

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers have finalized plans for another offseason of Winter Caravans, presented by Academy Sports & Outdoors. The caravans involve some Rangers players, coaches, broadcasters and alumni in locations throughout Texas and Oklahoma. Things...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  11. Michael Choice pleased to be home

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Michael Choice, the newest Texas Rangers outfielder, glanced at his dashboard clock and timed his drive from his home in south Arlington to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington at 16 minutes. Not a bad commute for a guy who was traded fr...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  12. Texas Rangers trade Craig Gentry to Oakland Athletics as part of ...

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers wanted more power in the outfield and the Oakland Athletics wanted more defense, so the clubs swapped outfielders with speedster Craig Gentry going to the A's in exchange for Texas native Michael Choice as part of a four-player trade.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  13. Elvis Andrus ready for added leadership

    Richard Durrett

    DALLAS -- Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus knows that with the departure of Ian Kinsler, he'll have to take on even more responsibility as one of the key cogs on the 2014 Rangers. "Before he (Kinsler) left, I was going that direction," Andrus ...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  14. Michael Kirkman could give club options

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers reliever Michael Kirkman may be out of minor league options, but he could give the club more options if he can seize a bullpen spot as expected. Kirkman, 26, is the favorite to claim a left-handed job in the bullpe...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  15. David Murphy ready to start after solid 2012

    Richard Durrett

    MESQUITE, Texas - For the first time since David Murphy joined the Texas Rangers in the second half of the 2007 season, he's in line to claim the starting left field job. The 31-year-old is not taking anything for granted. "I'd like to think I ...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  16. List of players participating in Caravans

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers have announced the tentative list of players at each of the Texas Rangers Winter Caravans (presented by Academy Sports & Outdoors) starting this week. All are open free of charge to the public, though the number of autographs to be ...

    Blog | January 07, 2013