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  1. Surprise positional outlook: First base

    Richard Durrett

    Let's take a look at the infield as we continue to get prepared for spring training with our Surprise positional outlooks. Today's position: First base The biggest free agent on the market is Prince Fielder, and while the Rangers have said obta...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  2. 2011 ALDS -- Texas Rangers to use Mitch Moreland at 1B during Gam...

    Richard Durrett

    Mitch Moreland will find himself at first base against Tampa Bay left-handed starter David Price in Monday's Game 3.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2011
  3. Jon Daniels gets deserving honor as top exec

    Richard Durrett

    Jon Daniels was named Baseball America's 2010 Major League Executive of the Year on Friday. There's little doubt he deserved that one. And the timing is fitting leading into the Winter Meetings. It was last year at the Winter Meetings that Daniels...

    Blog | December 04, 2010
  4. Dazzling Dozen: Clinching the AL West

    Richard Durrett

    It may find odd to find the Rangers' AL West-clinching game at only No. 8 on the list of the 12 top moments, but maybe that speaks more to what the club did after that game (and maybe I have it ranked too low). But here goes: No. 8: Rangers clinch...

    Blog | November 10, 2010
  5. Rangers adjust to shorter offseason

    Richard Durrett

    One thing about playing in the World Series: The offseason gets shorter. In the last decade, the Rangers have finished the season in late September or very early October, giving the players more time to rest and get going on their offseason progra...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  6. Roster: Mark Lowe gives club extra arm

    Richard Durrett

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Rangers manager Ron Washington said Wednesday that he doesn't expect to use Mark Lowe in the eighth inning. That's been Darren O'Day and Darren Oliver's domain, with some occassional help from Alexi Ogando. But without ...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  7. World Series position outlook: 1B

    Richard Durrett

    We continue our run through the Rangers positional outlooks heading into the World Series with first base. Like catcher, offensive production at first base was minimal during the regular season. The Rangers started with Chris Davis, but he couldn'...

    Blog | October 24, 2010
  8. Thoughts: Cliff Lee masterful in Game 3

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers crushed the Yankees, 8-0, in Game 3 of the ALCS behind a typically brilliant performance by Cliff Lee, some early runs and then an avalanche of six insurance runs in the ninth. They'll take a 2-1 lead in the series into Tuesday night. Som...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  9. Rangers lineup: Mitch Moreland at 1B

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Rangers lineup for tonight does include Mitch Moreland at first base. Manager Ron Washington had been contemplating veteran Jorge Cantu, who started against David Price in Game 1, but decided to go with Moreland. Morela...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  10. Who would you start at 1B in Game 5?

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Rangers are likely to have a similar lineup in Game 5 as they did against left-handed starter David Price in Game 1. Manager Ron Washington said Monday that Jeff Francoeur and Bengie Molina will be in the lineup as expe...

    Blog | October 11, 2010
  11. Roster set: 10 pitchers, pinch runner included

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Rangers have set their 25-man playoff roster for the ALDS, going with 10 pitchers and six bench players. The club had to decide which final arms to put in the bullpen and went with Derek Holland, leaving off both Clay Rapa...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  12. Observation: I don't see a tight team

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It's less than 24 hours until the Rangers play in their first postseason game in 11 years and I thought I might see some nervous players on Tuesday. I didn't. That's not to say the scene changes on Wednesday morning before ...

    Blog | October 05, 2010
  13. Jeff Francoeur, Jorge Cantu start Gm. 1

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- With the Rays officially naming left-handed pitcher David Price as the starter for Game 1, manager Ron Washington will continue his pattern of playing his key right-handed hitters, including outfielder Jeff Francoeur and first...

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  14. Who belongs on postseason roster?

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers are taking 31 players to Tampa Bay today for two days of workouts as they decide which 25 guys will be on the postseason roster. Texas has until 11 p.m. Dallas time on Tuesday to decide. There are still a few questions remaining: * Wil...

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  15. Playoff position breakdown: 1B

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- We continue our look many of the Rangers' positions headed into postseason. Today's position: 1B Our outlook on this position would probably be a lot different if we discussed this a few weeks ago. But much has happened sinc...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  16. Competition heats up for 1B playoff spot

    Richard Durrett

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Rangers have a week to figure out the final few pieces of their playoff roster. So, not unlike a spring training competition, players that are in contention for those spots were on the field for a 16-9 Rangers win that felt ...

    Blog | September 26, 2010