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  1. Elvis Andrus plays third base for first time

    Richard Durrett

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- He's played second base and the outfield. He's even pitched. But never -- not in Little League, the minors or the big leagues -- had Elvis Andrus played third base until the ninth inning of Tuesday's All-Star Game. Texas Ranger...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  2. Mike Olt, Jurickson Profar enjoy Futures Game

    Richard Durrett

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jurickson Profar has pitched in the Little League World Series and was even in the All-Star Futures Game last year. But he admitted that Sunday's Futures Game, which included a solo home run in the first, was one of the highlights...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  3. 2011 spring training: Brandon Webb is key to Texas Rangers' rotat...

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers bank rotation fortunes on health, confidence of newcomer Brandon Webb.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2011
  4. Rangers met Josh Hamilton's agent

    Richard Durrett

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said he met with Josh Hamilton's agent, Mike Moye, but that nothing has changed in terms of negotiating a deal with the former American League MVP. "We got a chance to catch up a little...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  5. Josh Hamilton's agent met with Texas Rangers general manager

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said he met with Josh Hamilton's agent, Mike Moye, but that nothing has changed in terms of negotiating a deal with the former American League MVP.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  6. Injury update on Rangers starting pitchers

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Alexi Ogando's groin strain will likely keep him out of the big leagues for four to six weeks. "It was a little more significant than we expcteed to see," Daniels said about the strain. The Rangers...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  7. 1st-pitch swings: Josh Hamilton leads MLB

    Richard Durrett

    It likely comes as little surprise to Texas Rangers fans that Josh Hamilton leads all of big league baseball in first-pitch swings. Hamilton is swinging at the first pitch 64 percent of the time, according to ESPN Stats & Information (thanks to Ma...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  8. Texas Rangers' Yu Darvish, San Diego Padres' Will Venable square ...

    Richard Durrett

    It only took one Cactus League start for Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish to create a little rivalry with Will Venable, one of the first major league hitters he faced.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  9. Ellsbury still closing on Josh Hamilton

    Richard Durrett

    With just a little more than 24 hours before the online voting closes for the 2011 MLB All-Star Game, MLB released a few updated notes on the tighter races. That included this item about the race for the final starting spot in the American League ...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  10. Rangers All-Star voting update

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers designated hitter Michael Young has dropped to second in the latest American League All-Star balloting released today. Young is now just a little more than 127,000 votes behind David Ortiz in the standings at DH. Of cou...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  11. Dave Bush: 'I'm excited and ready'

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Rangers reliever Dave Bush was pleased and, he admitted, a little relieved to learn that he had made the club out of spring training. "I came here on a minor league deal hoping to show them I could pitch here," Bush said. "I'm e...

    Blog | March 27, 2011
  12. 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
  13. Texas Rangers quietly make noise at winter meetings

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers made some unexpected noise during baseball's winter meetings.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2009