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  1. Minor-league pitcher Garcia suspended

    Richard Durrett

    Major League Baseball announced that Double-A Frisco pitcher Martire Garcia has been given a 50-game suspension without pay for testing positive for Clomiphene. This is Garcia's first violation of baseball's joint drug prevention and treatment pro...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  2. What does Peralta's deal mean for Cruz?

    Richard Durrett

    It wasn't an easy decision for Nelson Cruz to take the 50-game suspension and leave his team for the final few months of the 2013 season. But Cruz also knew that he had to clear that suspension before he hit the open market. And then answer questions...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  3. Defining Dozen: Nelson Cruz's suspension

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's Note: This is the 11th of a 12-part series titled "Defining Dozen," which looks at the 12 moments that impacted the 2013 season the most. The moments will include highs and lows for the Texas Rangers from a season that lasted until Game 163....

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  4. 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
  5. Rangers turn pressure up on the bases

    Richard Durrett

    Even before Nelson Cruz accepted his 50-game suspension from MLB, the Rangers had preached doing more of the little things to get on base and create runs. But once the slugger exited, manufacturing runs had to become more of a priority. Cruz was t...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  6. Is this season Ron Washington's best?

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers head into Monday's action one game ahead in the AL West despite a rash of injuries and the suspension of Nelson Cruz. The fact that manager Ron Washington has managed to keep his team together and in contention with everything going...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  7. Cruz's one chance at redemption: October

    Richard Durrett

    Now that Nelson Cruz has reportedly determined that the best course of action for him -- again, him and not his teammates -- is to take the 50-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball rather than appealing, he has one chance to alter his ...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  8. Texas Rangers midseason awards

    Richard Durrett

    Now that the season has reached the halfway point, let's hand out a few awards for the Texas Rangers. Give us your winners in the comment section. Here goes: First-half MVP (offense): Nelson Cruz While a possible 50-game suspension looms for Cr...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  9. How might Cruz situation affect Profar?

    Richard Durrett

    The ESPN "Outside the Lines" story about MLB and possible suspensions has certainly sent shockwaves throughout the baseball world. What does it mean for Nelson Cruz? Well, we'll see. The report says MLB is getting cooperation from the owner of the...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  10. Yorvit Torrealba suspended in Venezuela

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers backup catcher Yorvit Torrealba has been suspended 66 games by the Venezuelan League, the league president Jose Grasso Vecchio announced on twitter Monday morning. The suspension is the rest of this season and all of next season in the Ven...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  11. Texas Rangers' Yorvit Torrealba suspended 66 games in Venezuela f...

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba was suspended 66 games by the Venezuelan League for hitting an ump.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2011
  12. Notes: Suspensions, game-time changes

    Richard Durrett

    A few notes from the Rangers today before the second half starts on Thursday: * RHP Matt West has been suspended an additional four games by the organization (on top of the 6-game suspension he received by the Northwest League on Tuesday) for a to...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  13. Milton Bradley drops appeal, won't play

    Richard Durrett

    SEATTLE -- The Mariners changed their lineup for tonight's game now that Milton Bradley has decided to drop his appeal and serve the one-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball after he was ejected for arguing with an umpire. So here's t...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  14. Ian Kinsler serving suspension today

    Richard Durrett

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Even though all indications last week were that MLB was going to drop the suspension against Ian Kinsler, it was still in the appeals process. But with the Rangers clinched, Kinsler is dropping the appeal and will serve the suspens...

    Blog | September 26, 2010
  15. Source: Ian Kinsler's one-game suspension for celebrating Texas R...

    Richard Durrett

    A source said that Ian Kinsler's one-game suspension for celebrating a Rangers victory on the field after being ejected is expected to be lifted.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2010
  16. MLB suspends Texas Rangers' Ian Kinsler for one game

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler has received a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine by Major League Baseball for returning to the field to celebrate Nelson Cruz's walk-off home run after he had been ejected Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2010