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  1. Yu Darvish does what an ace should

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Anybody out there still think Yu Darvish isn't an ace? The 27-year-old right-hander owned the term in Wednesday's 6-0 win. It was his first complete-game shutout as a big leaguer, a feat that came in his 74th start. He needed 1...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  2. Hot Stove Talk: Giancarlo Stanton

    Richard Durrett

    Note: This is part of our Hot Stove Talk series, which profiles free agents and looks at possible trades the Texas Rangers could make this offseason. Today's player: Giancarlo Stanton Perhaps we're a year early (were we two years early when Sta...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  3. When (and for whom) do you trade Profar?

    Richard Durrett

    They're the top offseason questions asked via Twitter, email or on ESPN's Texas Rangers blog: When do you trade Jurickson Profar? Do you trade him at all? If you traded him during this offseason, who would you want to get back? Honestly, I don't t...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  4. Hot Stove Talk: Free agency begins

    Richard Durrett

    Note: Starting Wednesday, we'll be taking a look at specific players and discuss why they may or may not make sense for the Texas Rangers as part of our annual "Hot Stove Talk" series. Free agency is now upon us. Teams have decided which players t...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  5. 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
  6. What's a fair offer for Giancarlo Stanton?

    Richard Durrett's Buster Olney shared a quick nugget the other day in his daily blog, noting that the Rangers were doing "some early reconnaissance on how they could put together some kind of a deal" for Giancarlo Stanton. This shouldn't come as a shock. Th...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  7. Hold off trading Jurickson Profar for Oscar Tavares

    Richard Durrett contributor and former GM Jim Bowden has an interesting post up (Insider) on why the Texas Rangers should trade top prospects with the St. Louis Cardinals. Bowden believes that because the Cardinals need a middle infielder and the Rangers co...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  8. What could Nelson Cruz ripple effects be?

    Richard Durrett

    OK. I've been bombarded by emails and tweets about what this could mean for right field for the Texas Rangers this season. First, let's make something clear: MLB is investigating the New Times report. We don't know yet whether Nelson Cruz will be ...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  9. Hot Stove talk: Big names still remain

    Richard Durrett

    Perhaps the last thing the Texas Rangers fan base wants to hear is any talk of patience. So far this offseason the Rangers have seen Zack Greinke and Josh Hamilton head to Los Angeles (one in each league), James Shields go to Kansas City and a gaggle...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  10. Bowden: Proposed Giancarlo Stanton trade

    Richard Durrett's Jim Bowden wrote about five trades he'd like to see made before the offseason ends. It includes the Texas Rangers trading for Giancarlo Stanton. Here's part of Bowden's proposal (insider): 1. Texas Rangers-Miami Marlins trade Rang...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  11. Want a splash? Trade for Giancarlo Stanton

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels didn't want to raise fan expectations about the rest of the offseason late Thursday afternoon, after he and the club found out Josh Hamilton was heading to the Los Angeles Angels. "The...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  12. Hot Stove: Trade for Giancarlo Stanton?

    Richard Durrett

    Well, we didn't have to wait for the winter meetings -- or even Thanksgiving -- for a blockbuster trade (pending approval by MLB). The Miami Marlins decided to sell and the Toronto Blue Jays were willing buyers in a huge trade that sent, among oth...

    Blog | November 14, 2012