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  1. Roster numbers add to Washington's pain

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The manager sat in his chair, legs crossed, and explained his pain very calmly. On Friday night, Ron Washington used his 59th player of 2014, first baseman Ryan Rua, tying a major league record. In about four days, the Texas Rangers wil...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  2. Boston Red Sox add Cuban OF Rusney Castillo

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox landed the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, agreeing to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, a team source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  3. Kernels: Football numbers highly frequent

    Doug Kern

    It's mid-August, which means football season is closing in rapidly. Perhaps that explains all the 7's and 14's we found in our weekly look at MLB's interesting and unusual happenings. • Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers struck out 14 ...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  4. Could Rangers promote Gallo?

    AJ Mass

    No team in baseball has a higher number in the dreaded "games back column" than the Texas Rangers, so if there's any team that's already looking to the future -- this is it. And while Adrian Beltre remains under contract for 2015, could there be an o...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  5. New metric reveals baseball's best power hitters - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that some hitters just know how to crush the ball: Ruth. Maris. Bonds. Wily Mo Pena. But who has the most pure power of all? A new metric reveals the answer.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  6. MLB - Keith Law's top 50 MLB prospects

    Keith Law

    Keith Law takes an updated look at the top 50 prospects in baseball. There is a new No. 1 prospect -- Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Mets 8, Rangers 4

    Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    NEW YORK -- The first-inning numbers got another boost. The run differential numbers got a small boost, too. Argue all you want about what it means, but what it meant Sunday was that the New York Mets won a game and a series. They scored five tim...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  8. What would it take to trade for Alex Rios?

    Jim Bowden

    Over the course of July, Jim Bowden will be looking at a number of high-profile trade candidates and explain what it would take for certain clubs to acquire that player. Player: Alex Rios | RF | Texas Rangers Possible destinations: Kansas City Ro...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  9. Pregame notes: Beltre posting HOF numbers

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre had four hits Tuesday night, giving him 2,503 for his career. He's the 86th player since 1900 to reach the 2,500 hit mark and just the sixth to do it while playing third base. Do Beltre...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  10. Texas Rangers to offer bacon waffle on a stick

    Richard Durrett

    After introducing the "Bacon on a Stick" at the start of this season and selling a good number of them, the club's catering service is unveiling the "Bacon Waffle on a Stick" in time for the club's next homestand.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  11. Rangers a contender despite injuries

    Buster Olney

    The 2014 Texas Rangers are illogical, from the inordinate number of injuries that have hit them, all the way through Friday's victory over the Indians. The Rangers have lost their first baseman (Prince Fielder), second baseman (Jurickson Profar), cat...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
  12. Prince Fielder, Homer Bailey, Eric Hosmer among potential buy-low...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft examines slow-starting star players and their potential for regaining their draft-day value.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  13. Keown - Get replay right for baseball's sake

    Tim Keown

    To get replay right in baseball, speed up the process and don't limit the number of challenges managers receive, Tim Keown writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  14. Javier Baez, Joey Gallo among top power-hitting prospects in the ...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford ranks and discusses the top five power hitting prospects for 2014, including Javier Baez, and ranks the top five for 2015 and beyond, including Joey Gallo.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  15. MLB - Blacks losing the numbers game

    Howard Bryant

    Coupled with declining on-the-field numbers, analytics have become a hindrance to more African-American opportunities in management positions.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  16. Workman loses out in numbers game

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The business of baseball can be downright nasty. Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman learned that lesson Tuesday night. After the Texas Rangers dismissed the Sox, 10-7, at Fenway Park, the right-handed reliever was called into manager ...

    Blog | April 09, 2014