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  1. Is there an Opening Day starter curse?

    Richard Durrett

    There's lots of talk about curses these days with the Texas Rangers. Some of you have mentioned that the rash of injuries have come after Nolan Ryan's exit and Ian Kinsler's comments that he hopes the club goes 0-162. But what if there's another c...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  2. Tommy Hanson passes physical, officially joins Texas Rangers

    Richard Durrett

    Tommy Hanson has passed his physical and is now a member of the Texas Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  3. Tommy Hanson agrees to minor-league deal with Texas Rangers

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms on a minor-league deal with pitcher Tommy Hanson pending a physical that includes an invitation to big league spring training, sources confirmed Monday.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  4. Spring training preview: No. 3 starter

    Richard Durrett

    Note: Spring training will arrive before you know it. To get you ready, we'll take a look at every position between now and February, when pitchers and catchers report to Surprise, Ariz. Today's position: No. 3 starter ARLINGTON, Texas -- Thi...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  5. Will Rangers make hard push for Tanaka?

    Richard Durrett

    The easy and most likely way to look at the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes -- the Rakuten Golden Eagles announced on Christmas that he'll be posted -- is to assume the Texas Rangers just don't have the budget flexibility to do very much should the biddi...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  6. GM: Not much has changed since last week

    Richard Durrett

    DALLAS -- Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels sounded some familiar refrains at the club's annual holiday luncheon Wednesday, saying that nothing has changed from where the team was at this time last week, nearly completing its work at the Wint...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  7. Rangers first spring training game: Feb. 27

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers announced Tuesday that spring training games begin Feb. 27 with pitchers and catchers reporting Feb. 16 with the first workout Feb. 17. The rest of the team reports Feb. 19 with first full squad workouts slated for Feb. 20. The s...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  8. Who should be the Opening Day starter?

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Opening Day is now less than six weeks away. The Texas Rangers will take on the Houston Astros on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball on March 31 as the Astros officially join the American League. So who will throw the first pitch of the...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  9. 10 spring issues: Replacing Josh Hamilton

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's Note: This is part of a series of issues that face the Texas Rangers as they head to Surprise, Ariz., for spring training. Today's issue: Replacing Josh Hamilton's production at the plate. Obviously, replacing Hamilton is not an easy j...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  10. Year In Review: Top headlines from 2012

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers came into spring training trying to put the disappointment of Game 6 (and, consequently, Game 7) of the World Series behind them. They were again considered one of the favorite in the American League after going to two straight Worl...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  11. Spring sked: Pitchers, catchers report Feb. 12

    Richard Durrett

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- We're just now getting to the halfway point of the Winter Meetings -- three weeks before Christmas -- and it's time to start thinking about spring training. Circle Feb. 12 on your calendar. That's the day that pitchers and cat...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  12. Lineups: Kendrys Morales at DH, no Pujols

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers won't see Albert Pujols today in Surprise, but they might when the team travels to Tempe on Sunday. Here are the lineups for both teams today (game starts at 3:05 p.m. CT and is on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM): LOS AN...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  13. Washington expects great rivalry with Angels

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- It's just spring training and certainly these next two games between the Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Angels don't mean anything. But it is a reminder that this season, even more than in the past, could produce one of the best ...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  14. Notes: Matt Harrison won't start vs. Angels

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers starter Matt Harrison will stay on his normal schedule and pitch Saturday. But it won't be against the Los Angeles Angels in Surprise Stadium. Harrison is slated to pitch in a minor league game, in which he'll thro...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  15. 2012 spring training: Texas Rangers' Yu Darvish focused on fastba...

    Richard Durrett

    Yu Darvish is working to stay aggressive and consistent with his fastball.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2012
  16. Yu Darvish won't face Angels in spring

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish will not face the Los Angeles Angels this weekend. Darvish is on a six-man rotation and will pitch five innings as planned this weekend, but he'll do it Sunday morning in Surprise Stadium against...

    Blog | March 19, 2012