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  1. Joey Gallo, Alex Gonzalez monthly winners

    Richard Durrett

    Double-A Frisco third baseman Joey Gallo and right-handed starting pitcher Alex "Chi Chi" Gonzalez were named minor league player and pitcher of the month for May. Catcher Tomas Telis was named defender of the month and right-handed pitcher Phil Klei...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  2. Texas signs first-round pick RHP Luis Ortiz

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- As soon as right-handed pitcher Luis Ortiz graduates high school Saturday, he'll head to Arizona to begin his professional career as the Texas Rangers' first-round pick in 2014. And he can't wait. "I'm ready to leave home," ...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  3. Joey Gallo, 'Chi Chi' Gonzalez promoted to AA

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The big bat of Joey Gallo is getting closer to Globe Life Park in Arlington. The 20-year-old power hitter was promoted to Double-A Frisco on Sunday along with right-handed pitcher Alex "Chi Chi" Gonzalez. Gallo, 20, has 21 hom...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  4. Rangers' patience shows in Day 2 of draft

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers have preached patience when it comes to most of their draft picks through the years. And they don't mind extending that patience to injured players. Texas drafted left-handed pitcher Wes Benjamin in the fifth ...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  5. Injuries: Derek Holland to test knee Monday

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Two of the Rangers' bigger names hoping to return from injuries spoke with reporters prior to Friday's game to give updates on their condition. Left-handed pitcher Derek Holland will throw a bullpen on Sunday and then work on P...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  6. GM pleased Luis Ortiz was still on board

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- If Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels was putting together a mock draft, he'd have had right-handed pitcher Luis Ortiz going long before the Rangers picked at No. 30. "We were really happy he was there," Daniels said. "W...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  7. Scheppers, Adduci head to Frisco for rehab

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers announced Tuesday that right-handed pitcher Tanner Scheppers and outfielder Jim Adduci will start Double-A rehab assignments tonight. The RoughRiders open a homestand against San Antonio at 7:05 p.m. CT. From the club's release: ...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  8. Joe Saunders gets start vs. Twins

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders returns to the mound for the first time since the first week of the season Wednesday. To make room for him, the club optioned reliever Aaron Poreda to Triple-A Round Rock. The Rangers also picked up r...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  9. Yu Darvish of Texas Rangers scratched Tuesday against Minnesota T...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish was scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday in Minnesota because of neck stiffness.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  10. Extra Bases: Ross, Scheppers improve pen

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Both Tanner Scheppers and Robbie Ross pitched well enough in spring training -- and watched as other pitchers were ineffective or injured -- to earn spots in the Texas Rangers' starting rotation. But neither was able to seize t...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  11. Julio Franco, 55, hopes to catch on during player-coach stint wit...

    Richard Durrett

    Julio Franco is honest about why, at age 55, he's decided to put a uniform back on and try to hit against pitchers more than half his age.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  12. Martin Perez has elbow surgery

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers left-handed pitcher Martin Perez had surgery to repair the partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow Monday morning and the surgery went as expected. Dr. Keith Meister, the team's physician, handled the procedure at ...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  13. Holland not quite ready for rehab start

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers starting pitcher Derek Holland is not ready for a rehab start yet. The club did some tests on the strength of Holland's surgically repaired left knee and determined that the left-hander will keep building strength an...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  14. Martin Perez of Texas Rangers to have Tommy John surgery Monday

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers left-handed starting pitcher Martin Perez will have Tommy John surgery on Monday. Dr. Keith Meister, the Rangers' team physician, will handle the procedure.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  15. Bats waste solid Yu Darvish start (again)

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers can't afford to lose Yu Darvish starts. Not when he's the only pitcher still in this rotation who was penciled into it before the injury plague began to decimate the staff just prior to spring training. And ce...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  16. Tepesch, Gallo win minor-league awards

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers announced minor league player of the month awards for April. Right-handed starter Nick Tepesch is the pitcher of the month, third baseman Joey Gallo is player of the month, outfielder Lewis Brinson is defender of the month and right...

    Blog | May 15, 2014