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  1. Rangers acquire Corporan from Astros

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers filled a need at backup catcher by acquiring Carlos Corporan from the Houston Astros on Wednesday. Corporan was designated for assignment by the Astros on Tuesday. The Rangers traded minor league right-handed pitcher Akeem Bos...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  2. Rangers select Delino DeShields in Rule 5

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- The Texas Rangers selected a former big leaguer's son with their lone Rule 5 major league selection on the final day of the winter meetings Thursday. Texas snagged center fielder/second baseman Delino DeShields Jr. with the third pick...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  3. Rangers sign three players

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers on Thursday announced the signing of catcher Chris Gimenez and right-handed pitcher David Martinez to minor-league contracts with invites to spring training. Gimenez, 31, hit .241 with 11 RBIs in 42 games with Texas and Cleveland...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  4. Rangers to play Dodgers at Alamodome

    Calvin Watkins

    PHOENIX -- The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that they will play a two-game exhibition series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in San Antonio's Alamodome on March 20-21. Tickets go on sale Friday. This is the third time the Rangers have part...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  5. Jon Daniels' time to fix the Rangers

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Monday morning, Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels and his staff will get to work on fixing this franchise. A manager, starting pitching, corner outfielder with power, re-signing Colby Lewis and finding a No. 5 hitter wi...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  6. Bogar, Maddux express interest in Rangers job

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers have two members of their current staff interested in the managerial job for 2015, which doesn't come as a surprise. Interim manager Tim Bogar, who is 12-6 since taking over for Ron Washington on Sept. 5, is co...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  7. Rougned Odor making his case

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers' projected starting second baseman, Jurickson Profar, isn't scheduled to play baseball anytime soon. He has been shut down because of shoulder problems where even surgery isn't a guarantee of his return. Ro...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 5, Astros 1

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers rookie right hander Lisalverto Bonilla made some franchise history Wednesday night. Bonilla became the first Rangers pitcher to win his first three career starts in the 5-1 victory over the Houston Astros at Globe...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  9. Rangers avoid stigma of 100-loss season

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Before leaving on a six-game West Coast trip, a 100-loss season seemed inevitable for the Texas Rangers. The doom and gloom of it hung over the organization like one of those hurricanes that touches the Gulf Coast every now and...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  10. Rangers want skipper in place by end of October

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels said he hopes to have a new full-time manager in place inside the month of October. Tim Bogar has been serving in the position on an interim basis ever since Ron Washington resigned as manager Sept....

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  11. Extra Bases: Rangers to have private workout today

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers will have a private workout Tuesday in the Dominican Republic for Cuban defector Yosmani Tomas, according to a source. The Rangers were one of several teams to watch Tomas, an outfielder, conduct a workout over t...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  12. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 4, Astros 3

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- About two weeks ago, the Texas Rangers were on pace to lose 100 games for the first time since 1973. A resurgence against some playoff contenders has pushed the Rangers away from the century mark and quite possibly the No. 1 ov...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  13. Guilder Rodriguez of Texas Rangers gets first MLB hits after 13 y...

    Calvin Watkins

    Guilder Rodriguez, a career minor leaguer, got his second big league start on Monday night for the Texas Rangers and delivered with his dad looking on by getting his first big league hit, RBI and run scored in a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  14. Pregame Notes: Alex Rios unsure of a return

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers starting right fielder Alex Rios hasn't played since Sept. 4 due to complications from an infected right thumb. A 2014 return won't occur and his long-term future with the club is in doubt. Rios, who hit a disapp...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  15. W2W4: Rangers vs. Astros

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers start their final homestand of the 2014 season against a team that's beaten them up all season, the Houston Astros. Here's a preview: What's up with the Astros? Jose Altuve leads the majors with a .345 BA and is fourth in WAR ...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  16. Rangers open 2015 at Oakland

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers will open the 2015 season with a four-game series at the Oakland Athletics beginning April 6. It's the fourth time the Rangers will open a season against the A's. The last time was 2004. The Rangers home opener is April 10 aga...

    Blog | September 08, 2014