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  1. Cuban Players Already Have Been Gaining Ground In MLB

    Even before Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba were re-establishing diplomatic relations, the countries' baseball relations were warming. Twenty-five players who were born in Cuba played for a Major League Baseball team in 2014, and together the...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  2. Guilty plea set in smuggling of Yasiel Puig of Los Angeles Dodger...

    A South Florida businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a conspiracy to smuggle Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba in return for a sizable cut of the outfielder's multimillion-dollar salary.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  3. Eliezer Lazo sentenced to more than 14 years for smuggling Cubans...

    A judge has imposed a prison sentence of more than 14 years on the convicted ringleader of a smuggling organization that brought more than 1,000 Cubans into the U.S., including several baseball players.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  4. A look at the Rangers position players

    Calvin Watkins

    This morning we looked at the pitchers on Rangers 40-man roster. Now we look at the position players: Catchers: Robinson Chirinos: Made 88 starts at catcher and goes into the season as the No. 1 man at his position. His 13 home runs tied for...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  5. Elvis Andrus slims down, focuses on 2015

    Calvin Watkins

    There was something different about Elvis Andrus's frame when he was standing with a bunch of kids at a charity event this week. Indeed, the Texas Rangers' starting shortstop is thinner. In 2009, his rookie season, Andrus weighed 185 pounds. Bu...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  6. Rebuilding not an option for the Rangers

    Calvin Watkins

    Rangers GM Jon Daniels is pretty direct in his expectations for his club in 2015: Win. Rebuilding isn't an option. In four consecutive seasons, the Rangers won at least 90 games. In that span, they also made it to the World Series twice. In 201...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  7. Position Breakdown: Outfield

    Calvin Watkins

    We continue our position series on the Rangers with a look at the outfield. Outfielders: LF/RF Jim Adduci, CF/LF Michael Choice, LF Shin-Soo Choo, CF Leonys Martin, LF Daniel Robertson and LF Jake Smolinski. Most productive outfielder: Martin ...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  8. Tim Bogar moves on from the Rangers

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers announced Monday night that Tim Bogar will leave the organization. Bogar was hired after the 2013 season as bench coach and took over as interim manager when Ron Washington resigned in September. Bogar was considered the favorite...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  9. Burning Questions: Can Leonys Martin become a leadoff hitter?

    Calvin Watkins

    Starting today we look at five questions facing the Texas Rangers this offseason. Does Leonys Martin have the ability to lead off? After Ron Washington resigned, Tim Bogar became the interim manager and inserted Martin as the leadoff man. It wa...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  10. Report card: Grading the 2014 Rangers

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers went 67-95 in 2014, but they did at least finish on a high note by winning 13 of their last 16 games. With the season over, it's time to hand out report cards for each player. Feel free to visit the comments section and give your fa...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  11. Extra Bases: Beltre comes through in end

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- In this difficult season, the Rangers' best player reminded you of just why he's that. With the Oakland Athletics fighting to clinch a playoff berth, Adrian Beltre put a dent in those hopes with a game-winning home run to give ...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  12. Pregame notes: Rangers can still impact playoffs

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers are not going to the postseason, but it doesn't mean they won't have a say as to who does make it or where certain teams go. A four-game weekend series with the Oakland Athletics starts Thursday at Globe Life P...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  13. Pregame notes: Profar's rehab shut down

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers have shut down projected starting second baseman Jurickson Profar from throwing after three doctors confirmed he's got instability in his right shoulder. Profar, who has not played this season, visited with Ran...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  14. Extra Bases: Rangers to have private workout today

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers will have a private workout Tuesday in the Dominican Republic for Cuban defector Yosmani Tomas, according to a source. The Rangers were one of several teams to watch Tomas, an outfielder, conduct a workout over t...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  15. W2W4: Rangers at Athletics

    Calvin Watkins

    The Rangers begin their final road trip of the season with a three-game set against the Oakland Athletics. Here's a preview: What's up with the A's? Oakland is battling to stay alive in the AL wild-card race. The Athletics have gone 32-36 after...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  16. W2W4: Braves at Rangers

    Calvin Watkins

    The last interleague series of the season for the Texas Rangers starts Friday night when the Atlanta Braves visit Globe Life Park. Here's a preview: What's up with the Braves? Their slim playoff hopes continue on this nine-game road trip where ...

    Blog | September 12, 2014