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  1. Which injury could have biggest impact?

    Richard Durrett

    Unfortunately for the Texas Rangers, the club has a long list of injuries impacting Opening Day and beyond. But the spring training injuries that are likely to have the biggest bearing on how this team does early in the season happened in the last tw...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  2. Russell Wilson's Rangers jersey a hot seller

    Richard Durrett

    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's impact at Texas Rangers spring training is still being felt in the merchandising industry even though he left camp Monday evening after a one-day stay. Wilson's No. 3 Rangers replica jersey and Rangers...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  3. Real impact is on Kinsler's reputation

    Richard Durrett

    PHOENIX -- Ian Kinsler's comments won't really have an impact for the Texas Rangers beyond today. The story is now out there, and Kinsler has attempted to take some of it back. Sort of. But Kinsler is no longer in the Rangers' clubhouse. He's not...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  4. Wash: 'We won't go 0-162. Guaranteed.'

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said the comments of former Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler won't impact his team. The skipper was asked about Kinsler's comments in an ESPN The Magazine article. Kinsler said in the story...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  5. Hall of Famer Greg Maddux impacts Texas

    Richard Durrett

    A few years ago, when Greg Maddux arrived in the Texas Rangers clubhouse in Surprise, Ariz., for spring training, a young Matt Harrison admitted that he was too intimidated to walk up and ask him for advice. Fortunately for Harrison, he didn't hav...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  6. How does Ruiz deal impact McCann?

    Richard Durrett

    One big question after news broke of Carlos Ruiz's deal with the Philadelphia Phillies: How will this impact the market for Brian McCann? McCann's agent, BB Abbott, says it doesn't change what he and his staff believe McCann's value is this offsea...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  7. Darvish 2nd in Cy Young; could impact deal

    Richard Durrett

    Yu Darvish didn't win the Cy Young on Wednesday. That went to Detroit's Max Scherzer, thanks to an impressive season that included 21 wins, a 2.90 ERA and a 0.97 WHIP. But Darvish's runner-up showing did move him one step closer to turning the 2017 y...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  8. Texas Rangers - Five X factors heading into 2013 season

    Richard Durrett

    X factors: Five key elements that could determine the Rangers' fate in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2013
  9. Leury Garcia's versatility valuable

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Lost in the shadows cast by highly-ranked prospects Jurickson Profar and Mike Olt is another player who could have an important impact on the Texas Rangers in 2013. Leury Garcia, who turns 22 in late March, is going about his busin...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  10. Texas minor league All-Stars

    Richard Durrett (Minor League Baseball) is doing its organizational All-Stars from 2012 and features the Texas Rangers today. So which players made the biggest impact in the minors for Texas in 2012? Here's's list: Catcher: Kellin Deglan, Hickor...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  11. Impact of three-way deal on Rangers

    Richard Durrett

    The three-way trade involving the Arizona Diamondbacks, Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds has impact beyond just the three teams that made the deal. The headliners of the deal are Shin-Soo Choo and Trevor Bauer. Here's the breakdown: Arizona g...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  12. Meeting leftovers: Impact of ballpark changes?

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's note: A few leftover things from the Winter Meetings will be on the blog the next few days as we clean out the notebook. No one will know for sure whether the alterations to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington reduce the number of home runs hi...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  13. Lobby talk: Mike Napoli to Boston?

    Richard Durrett

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Every year at the Winter Meetings we try to update you a few times a day on the buzz and chatter in the lobby. This year, there are a handful of lobbies and all of them are large. So we'll see if that impacts the ability to run in...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  14. Quantifying Josh Hamilton's Texas impact

    Richard Durrett

    ESPN Stats & Information put together a look at what Josh Hamilton has meant to the Rangers on the field, looking beyond just his own numbers and how the club has done in general in a variety areas involving Hamilton's bat, glove or speed. Some of th...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  15. Mike Napoli continues to torment former team

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- If it's a late-season game against the Los Angeles Angels with something on the line, count on catcher Mike Napoli to have a big impact. Despite struggling for much of the season to find the hitting stroke that powered him to a...

    Blog | September 30, 2012
  16. Josh Hamilton returns and makes impact

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton said before the game that his left knee was already feeling "90 percent better." It showed in Friday's game. Hamilton, who was out of the lineup Thursday after getting an injection in the kne...

    Blog | September 14, 2012