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  1. Stern talk turned TCU Kyle Bacak from goat to hero -- College Wor...

    Richard Durrett

    TCU catcher Kyle Bacak needed a tough talk with his coach to change his mindset and allow him to lead the Horned Frogs to Omaha.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  2. Texas manager impressed by Nelson Cruz

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington isn't at all surprised by how well Nelson Cruz is playing in Baltimore. Cruz, who was traded to the Rangers in 2006 and was a huge member of their World Series teams in 2010 and 2011, signed wi...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  3. Texas Rangers can still contend for AL West

    Richard Durrett

    Injuries have tempered expectations, but the Rangers can still contend for the AL West title.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  4. Is Neftali Feliz mentally ready to close?

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The last time Neftali Feliz trudged up a big league mound in a save opportunity was Game 6 of the 2011 World Series in St. Louis. I'll spare Texas Rangers fans any details beyond that. Google "David Freese" if you want to be rem...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  5. How 2011 ended still bugs Michael Young

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Without any prompting during Michael Young's retirement news conference on Friday, the 37-year-old veteran mentioned the 2011 season twice. And he seemed to cringe a bit both times. "I'm over it, but I'm not over it," Young sai...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  6. Rangers to host 2014, 2015 RBI World Series

    Richard Durrett

    GRAPEVINE, Texas -- The Texas Rangers will host the 2014 and 2015 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series. The RBI program is Major League Baseball's youth initiative designed to help give young people from underserved communities the op...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  7. David Freese (yeah, that guy) joins Angels

    Richard Durrett

    The Los Angeles Angels have a new third baseman, one that Texas Rangers fans will certainly recognize. David Freese, who helped the St. Louis Cardinals win the World Series over the Texas Rangers (especially with a couple of huge, late-game hits in G...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  8. Bengie Molina brings experience, hunger

    Richard Durrett

    I'll admit that I never considered Bengie Molina a candidate for the Texas Rangers' first-base coaching job. Then again, I didn't think he'd leave his brother and the World Series team in St. Louis to come to Arlington. But for Molina, who aspires...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  9. With World Series over, Rangers get busy

    Richard Durrett

    Now that the World Series is over and October baseball gives way to November Hot Stove, the Texas Rangers will immediately get busy. Among the decisions that need to be made soon (before the Winter Meetings begin at Disney World in early December): ...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  10. Mike Napoli one game from title (again)

    Richard Durrett

    For several former Texas Rangers, Game 6 on Wednesday night is a chance at redemption. Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia battled a case of the yips (he couldn't throw the ball back to the pitcher's mound consistently) and had to go to Trip...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  11. Skipper expects 'tremendous' World Series

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington isn't one of those skippers that doesn't watch the playoffs just because his team isn't in it. He said this week that he's watched all of the postseason and is expecting a great World Series between Boston and St....

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  12. Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan steps down

    Richard Durrett

    Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan announced his resignation, effective at the end of the month, as CEO of the Texas Rangers on Thursday. He also sold his ownership stake in the club to co-chairmen of the board Bob Simpson and Ray Davis

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  13. Don't second-guess skipper about Yu Darvish

    Richard Durrett

    Thanks to high expectations that Rangers manager Ron Washington helped create by guiding this team to back-to-back World Series appearances in 2010 and 2011, the skipper seems to get second-guessed a lot these days. Heck, I'm guilty of doing it, too....

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  14. Stats: Why Texas can go to World Series

    Richard Durrett

    FanGraphs' Mike Petriello has a story up on ESPN.com (insider) that talks about why the Texas Rangers are still a threat to win the World Series. Petriello lists his reasons. Here's part of his thinking: Even if Jurickson Profar does start off...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  15. Year In Review: Top headlines from 2012

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers came into spring training trying to put the disappointment of Game 6 (and, consequently, Game 7) of the World Series behind them. They were again considered one of the favorite in the American League after going to two straight Worl...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  16. Texas Rangers, Michael Young make difficult, but correct, move

    Richard Durrett

    It was tough to part ways, but it's the right call for the Rangers and Michael Young.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2012