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  1. Opening Day lineup has international flair

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The decision to officially install Yu Darvish as the club's Opening Day starter means the club is scheduled to have players from seven different countries -- plus the commonwealth of Puerto Rico -- in the lineup March 31 against th...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  2. Prince Fielder will wear No. 84 in Texas

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Prince Fielder will wear No. 84 in Texas. The slugger made the decision to go with the year he was born rather than stick with No. 28, which he wore with the Detroit Tigers and Milwaukee Brewers. Reliever Joakim Soria is curren...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  3. Keeping Jurickson Profar in bigs can work

    Richard Durrett

    Finally, after weeks of discussion among Texas Rangers fans and media, the club has made the decision to keep Jurickson Profar in the majors, shipping Leury Garcia to Triple-A Round Rock with Ian Kinsler returning to the lineup. It wasn't a surpri...

    Blog | June 15, 2013
  4. Catcher call shows how staff works together

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The decision to go with Geovany Soto tonight and give A.J. Pierzysnki a day off was another example of how the Texas Rangers coaching staff works together. Sure, many times manager Ron Washington comes into his office five hour...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  5. Jon Daniels talks about Michael Young deal

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels talked with local media in a conference call on Sunday and explained the Michael Young trade. Daniels said the decision was not an easy one. "This was a difficult decision, for myself and for Ron and fo...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  6. Ron Washington wants Robbie Ross in pen

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- If it's up to manager Ron Washington, Texas Rangers left-handed reliever Robbie Ross won't be used Saturday as a spot starter. Washington said the decision on who starts will be made by a group of Rangers personnel, but the skippe...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  7. Buzz: Mike Napoli will catch Yu Darvish

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Mike Napoli will catch Yu Darvish's big league debut Monday night against the Seattle Mariners. Manager Ron Washington made the decision and inserted Yorvit Torrealba into the lineup Sunday to catch Matt Harrison. Washington sa...

    Blog | April 08, 2012
  8. Washington fine with decision to postpone

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS - Rangers manager Ron Washington said he understood why MLB made the decision to postpone Game 6 and is fine with it. "We certainly don't want to be out there playing in bad weather and we certainly don't want to be starting and stopping...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  9. Washington wants more protection for Cruz

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- The decision to move outfielder Nelson Cruz up in the order was based on offering the slugger more protection, manager Ron Washington said Tuesday. Cruz was put at sixth in the order with Mike Napoli behind him. "He's a disciplined hi...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  10. Nelson Cruz sheds batting gloves, slump

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz found himself seventh in the batting order for the first time all season and wasn't a big fan of the move. "Staying in the lineup is the only thing that matters," Cruz said. "I don't like the decision but the only t...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  11. Hitting coach Thad Bosley is out

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Rangers have relieved hitting coach Thad Bosley of his duties on Wednesday, according to a source. The club is expected to announce the decision soon. Scott Coolbaugh will handle the hitting coach duties for now. Bosley was ...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  12. Feliz not disappointed by decision

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Rangers closer Neftali Feliz said Thursday afternoon that he was not disappointed in the decision to keep him in the bullpen for 2011. "It was their decision to make," Feliz said through a translator. "I'm proud of the work that...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  13. Nolan Ryan talks about Neftali Feliz decision

    Richard Durrett

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Rangers president Nolan Ryan talked with Galloway and Company on ESPN 103.3 FM today about the decision to leave Neftali Feliz in the bullpen as the closer. "I think if we weren't in such a need for him as a closer, he would be ...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  14. Kristen Lee didn't like Dallas traffic, heat

    Richard Durrett

    As Philadelphia welcomed the Lees this week, the family discussed how they came to the decision to return to the Phillies. Kristen Lee, an integral part of the decision, said she actually wrote a list of the pros and cons of each place. And what w...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  15. Washington explains pulling Darren O'Day

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Manager Ron Washington, as you can imagine, was asked about the decision to pull Darren O'Day in the eighth inning of Saturday's Game 3. O'Day had just struck out B.J. Upton and was set to face Jason Bartlett in a tie game when...

    Blog | October 10, 2010
  16. Is this Rich Harden's last chance?

    Richard Durrett

    The decision today to activate Rich Harden off the disabled list and insert him in Derek Holland's spot (though it's tough to call is Holland's spot since he made just one start there) for Monday's game in Minnesota means Harden gets yet another oppo...

    Blog | August 20, 2010