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  1. Poll: Execs predict David Price to Texas?

    Richard Durrett's Jerry Crasnick has completed his annual poll of MLB executives on some of the hot topics this offseason. And one of those topics is where David Price could end up, assuming the Tampa Bay Rays make an attempt to trade him as most expect. ...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  2. What does Elvis Andrus deal mean for Profar, others?

    Richard Durrett

    Elvis Andrus isn't leaving the Texas Rangers at all after agreeing to a contract extension, per ESPN's Jerry Crasnick, that could keep the shortstop in a Rangers uniform until he's in his mid-30s (though there could be opt-outs that could alter that)...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  3. Who's left with Justin Upton off trade list?

    Richard Durrett's Jerry Crasnick reports that outfielder Justin Upton and third baseman Chris Johnson are headed from the Arizona Diamondbacks to the Atlanta Braves for pitcher Randall Delgado, infielder Martin Prado and minor leaguers Nick Ahmed, Brandon D...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  4. Hot Stove talk: Still want Kyle Lohse?

    Richard Durrett

    We talked about Kyle Lohse a month ago, noting that he was one of the top starting pitchers on the market outside of Zack Greinke. Well, Lohse is still out there.'s Jerry Crasnick just wrote about Scott Boras' clients, including Lohse...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  5. Rangers acquire RHP Cory Burns

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers have traded for right-handed reliever Cory Burns, sending the San Diego Padres a player to be named later or cash considerations, the club announced.'s Jerry Crasnick was the first to report the deal. Burns means the Ranger...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  6. Crasnick: Do the Rangers need an ace?

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. --'s Jerry Crasnick wrote about the Rangers rotation this week. Here's part of Crasnick's take: The Texas rotation, as currently constructed, is long on talent and relatively short on experience. Colby Lewis, the elder...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  7. Report: Ryan Madson headed to the Reds

    Richard Durrett's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Cincinnati Reds and closer Ryan Madson have agreed on a one-year, $8.5 million contract for the 2012 season, according to a source. The 31-year-old Madson, who was 4-2 with a 2.37 ERA and 32 saves in 2011...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  8. Did Pujols help Angels land Wilson?

    Richard Durrett's Jerry Crasnick writes that Albert Pujols agreed to backload his lucrative contract to help the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim land free agent pitcher C.J. Wilson. Part of Crasnick's story: Pujols agreed to a backloaded deal -- taking si...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  9. C.J. Wilson: Daniels, agent to meet tonight

    Richard Durrett

    DALLAS -- Free agent left-handed starter C.J. Wilson told ESPN 103.3 FM's Ben & Skin on Tuesday that his agent, Bob Garber, is scheduled to have dinner with Rangers GM Jon Daniels tonight.'s Jerry Crasnick reported earlier today that ...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  10. Darren Oliver wants to return in 2012

    Richard Durrett

    Our colleague,'s Jerry Crasnick, writes today that Darren Oliver wants to return for the 2012 season, which would be his 19th. Where might he go? We'll see. "Because the Rangers came so close to winning the World Series, Darren's wife ...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  11. Up-the-middle strength: Rangers 6th

    Richard Durrett

    NEW YORK --'s Jerry Crasnick's "Starting 9" this week deals with the strength of teams up the middle. He ranked the top-9 based on what 15 scouts and front office folks told him about each team's catcher, second baseman, shortstop and center...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  12. Phillies inquired about Michael Young

    Richard Durrett's Jerry Crasnick reports today that the Phillies called the Rangers about Michael Young, but that talks are no longer active. Part of the story: The Philadelphia Phillies recently contacted the Texas Rangers to express an interest in infiel...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  13. Crasnick: Rangers get C+ for offseason

    Richard Durrett's Jerry Crasnick graded the AL West for its offseason and put the Rangers at a C+. He went with that grade in light of the Michael Young situation. The Rangers would have probably been a grade point higher if not for that. Here's part of wha...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  14. Texas Rangers agree to terms with RHP Dave Bush on minor league c...

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers agreed to terms with pitcher Dave Bush on a minor league deal with a spring training invite.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2011
  15. Sources: Adrian Beltre in Dallas to take physical, finalize deal ...

    Richard Durrett

    Sources said Adrian Beltre is in Dallas to take a physical and finalize his deal with the Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  16. Rangers trying to build starting depth

    Richard Durrett's Jerry Crasnick reported today, via twitter, that the Rangers have agreed to terms with pitcher Seth McClung on a split contract, meaning he'll make less if he is in the minors and doesn't make the big league roster. (Nothing official from ...

    Blog | December 18, 2010