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  1. Ranking the Rangers: No. 3 Prince Fielder

    Calvin Watkins

    We continue our ranking of the top 10 Texas Rangers with a look at a veteran first baseman. No. 3 Prince Fielder 2014 stats: 42 games, 150 AB, .247/.360/.360, 3 HRs, 16 RBIs, -0.3 WAR 2015 projected stats: 138 games, 510 AB, .282/.380/.483, ...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  2. Ranking the Rangers: No. 4 Elvis Andrus

    Calvin Watkins

    We continue our ranking of the top 10 Texas Rangers with a look at a veteran infielder. No. 4 Elvis Andrus 2014 Stats: 157 games, 619 AB, 163 H, .263/.314/.333 2015 Projected stats: 599 AB, .269/.327/.345, 2.9 WAR AL West rank: Andrus is ...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  3. Ranking the Rangers: No. 8 Shin-Soo Choo

    Calvin Watkins

    We continue our ranking of the top 10 Texas Rangers with a look at a veteran outfielder. No. 8: Shin-Soo Choo 2014 stats: 123 games, 455 AB, 110 H, .242/.340/.374 2015 projected stats: 533 AB, .264/.369/.417, 2.2 WAR AL West rank: It seem...

    Blog | February 03, 2015
  4. Jeff Banister calls Prince Fielder a beast

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It's too early, very early, to talk lineups for the Texas Rangers, given that the roster isn't finalized and how GM Jon Daniels still wants a power-hitting left fielder, a No. 3 pitcher and a veteran backup catcher. But you can...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  5. Rangers open for a Colby Lewis return

    Calvin Watkins

    PHOENIX -- A few weeks ago, Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said right-handed starter Colby Lewis would test the free-agent market. Daniels did caution at the time that it didn't mean the end of the line for the veteran, who pitched in 170 inning...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  6. Cowboys' rookies decorate linebackers room

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys linebacker Justin Durant had seen enough. He was tired of the rookies messing up candy and water orders for road trips for the veterans. So Durant made rookie linebackers Anthony Hitchens and Keith Smith decorate...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  7. Cowboys add depth to offensive line

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- With starting right tackle Doug Free out three-to-four weeks with a fractured right foot, the Cowboys boosted their line with the signing of veteran tackle Tony Hills on Wednesday. The team released defensive end Lavar Edwards to ...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Angels 9, Rangers 3

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Colby Lewis is becoming the pitching leader for the Texas Rangers in a season in which the expectations were small given what he was returning from. Lewis, the veteran right-hander, has emerged as the rock for the Rangers' rota...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  9. Pregame Notes: Tepesch is out for Friday

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Rangers made some changes to their starting rotation for the weekend series at Cleveland. Nick Tepesch will not pitch Friday against the Indians and will be replaced by veteran journeyman Jerome Williams. Miles Mikolas w...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  10. Pregame notes: Williams earns next start

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jerome Williams pitched so well Friday night for the Texas Rangers that manager Ron Washington said the veteran right-hander deserves another start. When that occurs is uncertain, but if anything else, Williams' performance gav...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  11. Veteran depth key to offensive line

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys haven't made the signing of guard Uche Nwaneri official because they have to make a roster move first. Moving Sean Lee to injured reserve, thus clearing space when training camp starts, is one possibility. The Nwaneri signing me...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  12. Orlando Scandrick becomes the leader

    Calvin Watkins

    Orlando Scandrick has been one of the better cornerbacks on the Dallas Cowboys' roster the last few seasons. Morris Claiborne, the Cowboys' 2012 first-round pick, has been inconsistent. Brandon Carr, the veteran corner with the high-priced salary,...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  13. Justin Durant is latest to replace Sean Lee

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- The latest man to get some first-team snaps at middle linebacker during organized team activities is veteran Justin Durant. Last season, Durant started five games as the strongside linebacker and one more game at middle linebacker...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  14. Stephen Jones expects Kyle Orton to return

    Calvin Watkins

    Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones didn't sound worried about backup quarterback Kyle Orton's absence from voluntary offseason workouts. However, Jones did say he expects to see Orton for the mandatory veteran minicamp from June...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  15. Cowboys like Marinelli's personal touch

    Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys enjoy having a veteran coaching staff, and almost at the top of that is defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli. The veteran coach develops close relationships with the defensive players, particularly the linemen. Last season, Marinelli...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  16. Dez Bryant becomes the veteran

    Calvin Watkins

    Jason Garrett was asked about the Cowboys' desire to obtain a veteran wide receiver this offseason. The head coach was quick to point out the team already has one: No. 88. "We consider Dez Bryant a veteran receiver," Garrett said. "He's played ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014