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  1. Joe Torre 'always admired' Greg Maddux

    Richard Durrett

    PHOENIX -- When Joe Torre called Greg Maddux to ask him to be the pitching coach for Team USA, Greg was convinced that Torre had the wrong number. "He thought I called the wrong Maddux," Torre said. Greg Maddux's brother, Mike, is the pitching coa...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  2. Joe Nathan of Texas Rangers turns down invite to pitch in World B...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan has declined an invitation to pitch on the United States team in the World Baseball Classic in March. The veteran said he wanted a "full and normal" spring training.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  3. Greg Maddux is USA pitching coach in WBC

    Richard Durrett

    Greg Maddux, special assistant to the GM in Texas and brother of Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux, was named pitching coach of Team USA for the 2013 World Baseball Classic, USA Baseball announced Monday. Maddux joins the staff managed by Joe Tor...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  4. Texas Rangers' max offer for Josh Hamilton will be 3 years, repor...

    Richard Durrett

    The maximum length the Rangers are willing to re-sign free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton for is three years, making the likelihood the 2010 AL MVP will return to the team slim, USA Today Sports has reported.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  5. Where might Michael Young end up?

    Richard Durrett

    A source confirmed to the eight teams that Michael Young would accept a trade to per his contract. With that in mind, USA Today's Gabe Lacques took a quick look at some possible destinations should the Rangers deal him: Dodgers: They ...

    Blog | February 08, 2011
  6. Smoak honored for his last two years

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers minor-league first baseman Justin Smoak was named the International Baseball Federation's Player of the Year in the "senior athlete" category. The award covers two years of international play. During that span, Smoak, the Rangers' top pick in...

    Blog | Conversation | December 07, 2009