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  1. Banister's message: 'Why not us?'

    Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- New Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister finally got to address the entire team Thursday, more than four months after getting the job. In a meeting before the first full-squad workout, Banister had a simple message. "Why not ...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  2. Bullpen (not closer) by committee

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon got one thing out of the way after morning workouts Saturday at spring training: Hector Rondon will be his closer. That's hardly a surprise, as Rondon saved 29 of 33 games the past season, while his ...

    Blog | February 21, 2015
  3. Yu Darvish looks strong in first workout

    Ron Matejko

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Pitching coach Mike Maddux only needed one word to answer if Yu Darvish had any problems with his elbow following the Texas Rangers ace's 35-pitch session Saturday during the first workout for pitchers and catchers. "Zero," Madd...

    Blog | February 21, 2015
  4. Day 1 of Rangers camp: Quick, efficient, effective

    Ron Matejko

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Anytime a new leader is put in place, there are bound to be changes. Those changes were apparent Saturday on the first day of workouts for pitchers and catchers under new Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister. After a 75-minute se...

    Blog | February 21, 2015
  5. Yoan Moncada hopes to decide on MLB team by Feb. 23, set for more...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Prized Cuban free agent Yoan Moncada has four or five more private workouts scheduled with Major League Baseball teams in the next week and hopes to decide where he'll sign by Feb. 23, his representative told ESPN on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2015
  6. Tuesday rumor roundup

    AJ Mass

    While the phrase "voluntary minicamp" technically means that you are not required to attend, the Pittsburgh Pirates are nevertheless disappointed that Pedro Alvarez chose not to be present for workout sessions this week. As Rob Biertempfel of the ...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  7. MLB - Spring training workout dates

    First workout dates for all 30 major league teams.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2015
  8. Jeff Banister says he's impressed with Yu Darvish

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Among the several topics new Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister covered with beat writers on Thursday was his conversation with staff ace Yu Darvish. Banister met Darvish for the first time Thursday and watched him workout at ...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  9. Pitchers and catchers report Feb. 20

    Calvin Watkins

    Before you know it, baseball season will be here. The Texas Rangers announced that pitchers and catchers will report Feb. 20 in Surprise, Ariz., with the first workout the next day. Position players report Wednesday, Feb. 25, and the first full sq...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Rangers scouting Cuban OF Yasmani Tomas

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers will be among several, if not all, major league teams watching the workout of Cuban defector Yasmani Tomas in the Dominican Republic this weekend. With the Rangers in need of a right fielder if they don't pick up Alex Rios' $13 m...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  12. MLB - Minor leaguer Joe Jackson carries an infamous baseball name...

    Jim Caple

    Saddled with one of the most infamous names in baseball history? Not a problem for Joe Jackson, the great great great nephew of Shoeless Joe and a minor leaguer with the Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  13. Reaction: Robbie Ross focused on starting

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers left-handed pitcher Robbie Ross knows that making the transition from reliever to starter isn't necessarily an easy one. But Ross is only thinking about building up his arm and making sure his workout routine is set s...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  14. Prince Fielder of Texas Rangers says he's in better shape

    Richard Durrett

    Prince Fielder doesn't know how much he weighs.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  15. An early look at the Rangers' lineup

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington wasted no time setting his regular 2014 lineup, doing so a day before the official full squad workouts. That includes Prince Fielder, who arrived at camp Wednesday, batting third and Adrian ...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  16. Ron Washington, manager of Texas Rangers, talks about batting ord...

    Richard Durrett

    The first full squad workouts haven't even begun for the Texas Rangers, but manager Ron Washington has the middle of his lineup in place and he doesn't plan to alter it, barring injuries.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014