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  1. Texas signs first-round pick RHP Luis Ortiz

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- As soon as right-handed pitcher Luis Ortiz graduates high school Saturday, he'll head to Arizona to begin his professional career as the Texas Rangers' first-round pick in 2014. And he can't wait. "I'm ready to leave home," ...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  2. Dallas native Jordan Spieth commits to HP Byron Nelson Championsh...

    Richard Durrett

    Dallas native and 2013 PGA Tour rookie of the year Jordan Spieth has committed to play in the HP Byron Nelson Championship in May.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  3. Aledo coaches cleared of bullying after victory over Fort Worth W...

    Richard Durrett

    Aledo (Texas) football coach Tim Buchanan said the district has completed its investigation and found "no grounds" for bullying after a parent of the losing team filed a complaint following Aledo's 91-0 win over Fort Worth Western Hills on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  4. Aledo football coach Tim Buchanan accused of bullying after 91-0 ...

    Richard Durrett

    Aledo football coach Tim Buchanan was sitting in his Texas office Saturday morning watching game film from a 91-0 victory over Western Hills on Friday night when an email popped up on his computer.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  5. 3B Travis Demeritte picked by Rangers at 30

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers selected Travis Demeritte, a third baseman that many see as a shortstop, from Winder-Barrow High School in Georgia (as we've seen in recent years, the Rangers like players from Georgia) with the 30th pick in the MLB draft. Demer...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Rangers take OF Lewis Brinson in 1st round

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers selected outfielder Lewis Brinson from Coral Springs High School (Fla.) with the 29th pick in the 2012 MLB Draft on Monday. ranked Brinson, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound centerfielder, at No. 52 in their top-100. Here's what the...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  8. Scouting report: Rangers pick Joey Gallo

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers, as compensation for C.J. Wilson signing with the Los Angeles Angels this offseason, took third baseman Joey Gallo from Bishop Gorman High School in Nevada with the 39th overall selection. He was rated No. 23 by Here's ...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  9. Texas Rangers did their homework, went extra mile for Yu Darvish

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers did their homework and went the extra mile to land Yu Darvish.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  10. A top TE recruit wins state, ready for TCU

    Richard Durrett

    Griffin Gilbert, a four-star tight end from Lake Travis High School in Austin, helped lead his high school tem to its fifth consecutive Texas state title, the first high school to win five straight football championships in Texas high school history....

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  11. Runaway cart victim still in pain, to visit doctor

    Richard Durrett

    Two days after Undre Smith was one of seven people hit by an out-of-control, unmanned golf cart at Cowboys Stadium in Saturday, the 46-year-old said he's still experiencing pain in his left knee, right lower thigh and the right side of his neck. He's...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  12. 2011 timeline: June

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif -- The Rangers played in hot conditions in Arlington, drafted some prospects for the future and changed hitting coaches. Timeline: Third month of the season (June) Draft: June 6 - Texas selects high school lefty Kevin Matthews wi...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  13. Live in-game chat: Rangers vs. A's

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Join us for a live in-game chat as the Rangers take on the A's. We'll talk everything Rangers, we'll also keep you updated on the RoughRider playoff game from Frisco (and probably get into some high school football, college footba...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  14. Q&A with Joe Wieland on his no-hitter

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers' 21-year-old RHP Joe Wieland threw a no-hitter on Friday for Double-A Frisco. It was his first no-hitter of any kind since tossing a 5-inning perfect game for his junior varsity team when he was a freshman in high school. (His team won after ...

    Blog | July 30, 2011
  15. More mature Blake Beavan to take hill

    Richard Durrett

    SEATTLE -- Mariners starter Blake Beavan isn't the same brash kid that shortly after he was drafted out Irving High School by the Rangers in the first round of 2007 (17th overall) claimed he could pitch as badly as anyone in the Rangers rotation. ...

    Blog | July 17, 2011
  16. Jordan Spieth graduates from junior novelty to true contender at ...

    Richard Durrett

    Jordan Spieth graduates from novelty to true contender at Byron Nelson.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2011