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  1. GM: Goal is playoffs -- 'There is no give-up'

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- If Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels and his staff are lamenting their absolutely awful injury luck, they're doing it behind closed doors. It's easy to picture a box of tissues sitting on a conference room table with the g...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  2. Give Soria credit: He earned closer's job

    Richard Durrett

    When spring training started, Neftali Feliz was the favorite for the Rangers' closer job. There are favorites to win the division and earn playoff berths, too. But like we see every season, some of those don't pan out. Feliz may one day earn the j...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  3. 2014 forecast -- Too many questions to put Texas Rangers in posts...

    Richard Durrett

    With so many unknowns, it would take a late surge for the Rangers to make the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  4. Prince Fielder ready to excel with Texas Rangers in 2014

    Richard Durrett

    There are plenty of reasons to believe that Prince Fielder will thrive with the Rangers in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  5. Mike Napoli one game from title (again)

    Richard Durrett

    For several former Texas Rangers, Game 6 on Wednesday night is a chance at redemption. Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia battled a case of the yips (he couldn't throw the ball back to the pitcher's mound consistently) and had to go to Trip...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  6. Skipper expects 'tremendous' World Series

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington isn't one of those skippers that doesn't watch the playoffs just because his team isn't in it. He said this week that he's watched all of the postseason and is expecting a great World Series between Boston and St....

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  7. Can Yu Darvish be like Verlander and Wainwright?

    Richard Durrett

    Watching the last couple of nights of elimination games in the playoffs was an education on what it means to step up and perform at your best on the mound when the stakes are the highest. The Cardinals' Adam Wainwright and the Tigers' Justin Verla...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  8. 3 reasons Rangers win, 3 reasons they don't

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers finished the season with seven straight wins, all at home, to extend their season. If they want to play into October, they'll need to make it eight straight with a win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday. Texas won the s...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  9. Playoff scenarios: It comes down to No. 162

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers' win Saturday coupled with Tampa Bay's loss in Toronto means that for the first time this week, the Rangers control their own destiny. A win tomorrow guarantees them at least one more game in this 2013 season. They are...

    Blog | September 28, 2013
  10. Texas Rangers eager for possibility of Nelson Cruz return

    Richard Durrett

    If the Texas Rangers add Nelson Cruz back to the lineup after his 50-game suspension ends, his teammates are ready to welcome him back.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2013
  11. 6 Rangers who could decide a playoff berth

    Richard Durrett

    If the Texas Rangers are to make the playoffs, they'll need contributions from just about everybody. But with one week to go in the season and the Rangers right in the middle of a fight for an AL wild-card spot, let's try to narrow that group down to...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  12. Are Rangers better off standing pat?

    Richard Durrett

    Matt Garza makes the 1-2-3 starters in the Rangers' rotation as good or better than most they would encounter in the playoffs. That is, of course, if they make it. That's why general manager Jon Daniels was willing to part with a solid prospect packa...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  13. Schoenfield's power rankings: Texas at No. 9

    Richard Durrett

    ESPN.com's David Schoenfield, in his Sweet Spot blog, goes through his power rankings (as they stand now) for each MLB team. He puts the Texas Rangers at No. 9. Here's what he says about Texas: I think the rotation is playoff-caliber with Yu D...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  14. Texas Rangers, Michael Young make difficult, but correct, move

    Richard Durrett

    It was tough to part ways, but it's the right call for the Rangers and Michael Young.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2012
  15. Rangers' full playoff share: $16,999.09

    Richard Durrett

    Major League Baseball announced the playoff shares for the 2012 postseason, which included the Texas Rangers' appearance in the AL wild-card game. The Rangers' share of the players' pool was $980,452.04. The value of each full share was $16,999.09...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  16. Jurickson Profar, Mike Olt headline winter ball rosters

    Richard Durrett

    For some of the Texas Rangers, baseball season continues despite the club's early exit from the postseason. That includes top prospects Jurickson Profar, who will report to Licey in the Dominican Republic in November, and Mike Olt, who is already the...

    Blog | October 19, 2012