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  1. Teams inquire about Rangers prospects

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- Several teams are trying to obtain some of the Rangers' top prospects in trades. Right-handed starter Alex Gonzalez, considered one of the top prospects in the minor league system, has a chance to make the big league roster in 2015 as...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  2. Rangers offer contract to Justin Masterson

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- According to a source, the Texas Rangers offered a contract to free-agent pitcher Justin Masterson on Monday night. But the Rangers are not alone in their quest for Masterson. A source told the Boston Red Sox have also...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  3. Winter meetings notes: Forget about a power outfielder

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- The only news the Texas Rangers made from the annual winter meetings on Monday was general manager Jon Daniels' saying the club is out of the mix for a power-hitting, expensive corner outfielder. Although the Rangers had some discussi...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  4. Rangers open Cactus League on March 4

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers will open the Cactus League schedule against the defending AL champion Kansas City Royals on March 4 in Surprise, Ariz. The Rangers will play 30 games in their spring training home and two games against the Los Angeles Dodgers, M...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  5. Report: Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan talks to Mets, Yankees...

    Calvin Watkins

    With the Texas Rangers still in the process of hiring a manager, the club is allowing its coaching staff to interview for other jobs, according to a source. Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan has held preliminary discussions with the New York Mets...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  6. Meet the interim manager: Tim Bogar

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- With Ron Washington gone as Texas Rangers manager, Tim Bogar becomes the interim replacement, getting his first chance to take over the club full-time. Bogar was in his first season as Rangers bench coach. "Tim is well regar...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  7. 2012 MLB All-Star Game -- Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish doesn'...

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers' $60 million Japanese import, right-hander Yu Darvish, said Friday despite being tied for the AL lead in wins (10) and fourth in strikeouts (106), he's not deserving of an All-Star bid.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  8. Rangers sign Aaron Heilman to minor league deal

    Calvin Watkins

    FRISCO, Texas -- The Rangers announced the signing of RHP Aaron Heilman to a minor league contract. Heilman was assigned to Triple-A Round Rock. Heilman, 33, pitched with Seattle before he was released Sunday. This spring, Heilman allowed one r...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  9. Matchup: Alexi Ogando vs. Anibal Sanchez

    Calvin Watkins

    The Rangers begin a three-game series with the Florida Marlins at the ballpark tonight and the matchup looks good, on paper at least. Alexi Ogando vs. Anibal Sanchez. Here's a look. Ogando (7-3, 2.87): The right-hander has lost his last three ...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  10. Elvis Andrus is sliding feet first

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus returned to the lineup Thursday night for the first time in four games after recovering from a sprained left wrist. Andrus reached base three times (two singles and a walk) in four trips to the plate in th...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  11. Alexi Ogando will pitch on Friday

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Rangers manager Ron Washington said right-handed starter Alexi Ogando will make his scheduled start Friday against the Florida Marlins. Washington had said there was a chance Ogando, who has lost his last three starts after a 7-0 start...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  12. Rangers newcomer gets the save

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON -- You don't see a three inning save too often but Saturday night Yoshinori Tateyama recorded his first save of his career after pitching three innings of the Rangers 10-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals. In his three innings of work...

    Blog | May 29, 2011
  13. Injured Rangers OF has company

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers manager Ron Washington said he's never seen the three Opening Day starting outfielders on the disabled list at the same time. According to Elias Sports Bureau, the last time all members of a club's Opening Day outfield ...

    Blog | May 15, 2011