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  1. Ron Washington ready for more replay

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said he won't have a designated "replay coach" in 2014, but expects his entire staff to help him with replay challenges. "It will fall on all of us," Washington said. "The coaches that aren't on the basepaths w...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  2. COO Rick George was finalist for Big East commish

    Richard Durrett's Brett McMurphy writes today as part of his story on the Big East that Texas Rangers chief operating officer Rick George was a finalist for the Big East commissioner's job that ended up going to Mike Aresco. Here's part of McMurphy's story:...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  3. Jason Dufner to throw out first pitch tonight

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Winning the HP Byron Nelson Championship has its rewards. And for Jason Dufner, that includes throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Texas Rangers-Toronto Blue Jays game tonight. Dufner, who entered the second round of...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  4. Phil Mickelson a true fan favorite at HP Byron Nelson Championshi...

    Richard Durrett

    He didn't win, but Phil Mickelson was a clear fan favorite at the Byron Nelson.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2012
  5. Matt Harrison has a new book on his shelf

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. - Matt Harrison is reading again. In what has become an offseason tradition for the left-handed pitcher, he's added yet another motivational book to his library. But unlike last offseason, when he read books that dealt with the men...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  6. Some general info about Surprise

    Richard Durrett

    We're just a few days before pitchers and catchers report and ESPN Dallas will begin daily updates from spring training this week (I arrive later today). For those of you thinking of going to Surprise, Ariz., to see the Rangers at spring training,...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  7. Chadwick's job: Taking care of family

    Richard Durrett

    Michael Dean Chadwick, Josh Hamilton's father-in-law, likes to describe his new role with a golf metaphor. "When Josh's golf ball goes out in the woods, I want to be the guy that helps him find it so no one wanders too far off the fairway," Chadwi...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  8. Grand slam causes front-office celebration

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers' front office staff doesn't believe in the idea of simply acting like walk-off grand slams to win postseason games are common occurrences. And, of course, they're not. Nelson Cruz's blast in the 11th inning of Game 2 o...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  9. Live in-game chat: Rangers vs. Braves

    Richard Durrett

    ATLANTA -- Join us for a live in-game chat as the Rangers try to put together a winning streak after ending a five-game skid last night. We'll talk everything Rangers (and even some U.S. Open golf, I'm sure) as we watch the action. The room is now op...

    Blog | June 18, 2011
  10. Neftali Feliz increasing his pitch repertoire

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- There was something different about Neftali Feliz on Wednesday that had the scouts seated in the section just behind home plate scribbling a bunch of notes. Was it a cutter? A new slider? It was something with a different del...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  11. Rangers coaching staff plays 'baseball golf'

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- One thing seems clear from the Rangers' batting practice before Game 1: The coaching staff sure is relaxed. Manager Ron Washington, bench coach Jackie Moore and first base coach Gary Pettis were busy playing their own version o...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  12. Rangers add COO to bolster front office

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Rangers managing general partner Chuck Greenberg wanted someone in the front office that could complement the talents and strengths of his current staff, including Greenberg himself. That's why he went out and hired Rick Ge...

    Blog | October 05, 2010
  13. Texas Rangers hire PGA Tour executive Rick George as chief operat...

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers hired PGA Tour executive Rick George as chief operating officer.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2010
  14. Josh Hamilton 4th in cross-sport rankings

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton, who we discussed in terms of the AL MVP this morning, made the cross-sport power rankings at No. 4. Here's the complete list. Hamilton finished this week behind PGA Championship winner Martin Kaymer, N...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  15. Camp chat: C.J. Wilson and the Olympics

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Rangers pitcher C.J. Wilson took a quick trip to Vancouver for the Winter Olympics earlier this week. He got a call from a friend and saw a couple of events before returning to Surprise. "I wanted to make sure I didn't miss any ...

    Blog | February 18, 2010