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  1. Time to keep prospects, check trade market

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- If you're expecting general manager Jon Daniels to come out and signal that the 2014 season is over, you're going to be waiting awhile. He can't do that. It's not fair to the group of players in the clubhouse who, frankly, should be commen...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  2. Jon Daniels: Garza trade could 'haunt me'

    Richard Durrett

    Like most general managers, Jon Daniels has made some deals he wishes he hadn't made. Sure, he completed his share of blockbusters that helped the Texas Rangers vault into contention a few years back (the Mark Teixeira and Cliff Lee deals lead the li...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  3. Spring training preview: No. 2 starter

    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: No. 2 starter It was a dog named Wrig...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  4. Hot Stove Talk: Matt Garza

    Richard Durrett

    Note: Over the next few days, we'll take a look at some external and internal possibilities for the starting pitching rotation to replace Derek Holland, as the lefty is expected to miss the first half of the season. Today's pitcher: Matt Garza ...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  5. With World Series over, Rangers get busy

    Richard Durrett

    Now that the World Series is over and October baseball gives way to November Hot Stove, the Texas Rangers will immediately get busy. Among the decisions that need to be made soon (before the Winter Meetings begin at Disney World in early December): ...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  6. Defining Dozen: Trading for Matt Garza

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's Note: This is the third of a 12-part series titled "Defining Dozen," which looks at the 12 moments that impacted the 2013 season the most. We will count down from 12 to 1. The moments will include highs and lows for the Texas Rangers from a ...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  7. No bat, but trade deadline not a failure

    Richard Durrett

    I get it. You wanted a bat. You expected a bat. And when general manager Jon Daniels didn't go and get a bat, you weren't happy about it. But just because the Rangers didn't get a bat doesn't make the trade deadline a failure. First, this team is ...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  8. Are Rangers better off standing pat?

    Richard Durrett

    Matt Garza makes the 1-2-3 starters in the Rangers' rotation as good or better than most they would encounter in the playoffs. That is, of course, if they make it. That's why general manager Jon Daniels was willing to part with a solid prospect packa...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  9. Trade target: Hunter Pence

    Richard Durrett

    We continue our series looking at possible trade targets for the Rangers today by looking at a bat. Today's target: Hunter Pence With Matt Garza flying to Texas to join the club for workouts Tuesday and slated to pitch Wednesday, the Rangers ca...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  10. Trade reaction: High price, but Rangers had to pay

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels had to do something. With a disabled list riddled with starting pitchers and a rotation that isn't deep enough, the Rangers' front office traded for the top starter left on the market, sou...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  11. Trade targets: Chris Sale, Jake Peavy

    Richard Durrett

    With less than two weeks until MLB's trade deadline, we'll take a look in the coming days and weeks at some names that could be available between now and the deadline, then debate whether those names make sense for the Texas Rangers. Today's trade...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  12. Trade target: Matt Garza

    Richard Durrett

    With less than two weeks until MLB's trade deadline, we'll take a look on the blog in the coming days and weeks at some names that could be available between now and the deadline and debate whether those names make sense for the Texas Rangers. Tod...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  13. Trade deadline talk: Still making calls

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers continue to work the phones in hopes of improving the club by the deadline, but indications are they may not be able to get the impact starting pitcher they wanted. A few things: * The club is interested in Matt Garza, but nothin...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  14. Deadline talk: Final day is upon us

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- We are now counting down the final hours until Tuesday's 3 p.m. central time deadline as everyone in baseball will be burning up battery power in their cell phones trying to make some deals before the afternoon ends. A few things ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  15. Deadline talk: Starters, relievers, bats

    Richard Durrett

    The trade deadline is getting closer. Will the Rangers have a new player or two on the roster by Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m. CT? Let's take a look at a few things to watch as things wind down: * Starting pitchers. The club would still like one, bu...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  16. Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says team needs solid starti...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Friday that his club needs a solid starting pitcher as the trade deadline approaches.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012