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  1. Team needs a spark, but who provides it?

    Richard Durrett

    If ever there was a place to get the bats going and build off a winning series in Anaheim, it should have been the thin air of the Mile High City, right? Yes, the Colorado Rockies have been an early-season surprise in the National League. But Coor...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  2. Rangers bullpen holding its own with A's

    Richard Durrett

    So much for conventional wisdom. April in the American League West is yet another reminder of why you have to play the games before you can truly figure out where everyone stands. It's not a surprise that the top three teams in this division are the ...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  3. W2W4: Ace vs. ace on Wednesday

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners will face off for four games starting tonight at Globe Life Park. Seattle comes in on top of the American League West, a surprise early run for a team that spent some money this offseason, he...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  4. Examining the recruitment of Shin-Soo Choo

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series about how the Texas Rangers acquired Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo. SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Rangers made a big move in November trading for Prince Fielder. And, of course, there would be maj...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  5. A closer look at Fielder, Choo acquisitions

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series about how the Texas Rangers acquired Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo. SURPRISE, Ariz. -- When Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels answered his cell phone the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 19,...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  6. J.P. Arencibia adds to clubhouse chemistry

    Richard Durrett

    Walk into the Texas Rangers' clubhouse in Surprise, Ariz., and you're likely to hear J.P. Arencibia before you see him. It's not that the catcher is a loudmouth, particularly. But he has a knack for making teammates laugh and relaxing the mood whe...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  7. Texas Rangers had their eye on Shin-Soo Choo early on

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers wanted Shin-Soo Choo after trading for Prince Fielder. Here's how it all went down.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  8. An inside look at how the Texas Rangers acquired Prince Fielder a...

    Richard Durrett

    Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo were on Rangers officials' minds before the deals were set in motion.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  9. GM wants team's focus on field, not Kinsler

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels spoke to the media Tuesday in Arizona in response to the criticism of Ian Kinsler in today's ESPN The Magazine story. Daniels did not want to get caught up in name-calling, something he...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  10. Wash: 'We won't go 0-162. Guaranteed.'

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said the comments of former Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler won't impact his team. The skipper was asked about Kinsler's comments in an ESPN The Magazine article. Kinsler said in the story...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  11. Injuries: Elvis Andrus closer to returning

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is closer to returning to the lineup after taking a few days off from games to deal with flexor tendinitis. Andrus is throwing again and participated in most of the team drills Monday. He cou...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  12. Was the Russell Wilson visit worth it?

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Now that the media throng has departed in search of another story to cover, some of you have emailed and tweeted wondering if Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's visit was worth it. That question, of course, has two si...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  13. Ian Kinsler of Detroit Tigers hopes Texas Rangers, sleazeball GM ...

    Richard Durrett

    Former Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler clearly won't be pulling for his old club now that he's with the Detroit Tigers. "I hope they go 0-162," he said.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  14. Russell Wilson on MLB -- Never say never, but focus on Seattle Se...

    Richard Durrett

    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson says he's going to hang up his No. 3 blue Texas Rangers jersey somewhere in his house when he gets home. But will he ever try to be a two-sport star and wear it in the major leagues someday?

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  15. Reaction: Nick Tepesch efficient on mound

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- On the sheet that pitching coach Mike Maddux carries with him, it says that most starters are scheduled to throw two innings or 35 pitches. Nick Tepesch made sure that pitch count got him an extra inning in Monday's 6-5 loss to ...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  16. Colby Lewis adjusting to longer stride

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Colby Lewis' new hip means he now has a new stride. And that means he must figure out some new mechanics. The veteran knows that's going to take time, which is why he was disappointed, but not disheartened by a short outing Mond...

    Blog | March 03, 2014