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  1. Young Rangers show ups and downs in win

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ah, the unpredictability of youth. It was on display once again in the Texas Rangers' 8-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. There was Leonys Martin in the third inning, seemingly not thinking as the second-year outfie...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  2. Sox make appeal to next generation of fans

    Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON -- Two weeks away from turning 102 years old, Fenway Park will look to inject its fair share of youth for the 2014 season. On Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox announced a series of enhancements to their storied ballpark this season that are ma...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Chicago Cubs hope youth pitch helps land Masahiro Tanaka

    New manager Rick Renteria, part of a contingent of Chicago Cubs personnel who met with Masahiro Tanaka last week in Los Angeles, said Thursday he hopes their youth movement pitch will help sell the prized Japanese pitcher to sign with the team.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  5. Blackley continues meteoric three weeks

    Gregg Bell

    SEATTLE -- It only seems like Travis Blackley has come from nowhere into this Texas Rangers' pennant race. Close. He came from the Houston Astros. Three weeks after last-place Houston designated him for assignment because it went with youth i...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  6. Extra Bases: Youth is served for Rangers

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers' youth movement was in vogue again in Sunday's 3-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Outfielders Leonys Martin and Engel Beltre sparked the Rangers' offense, scoring all three runs to help Yu Darvish win for t...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  7. Nolan Ryan vital, but Texas Rangers betting on Jon Daniels, youth...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    Rangers have to bet on Jon Daniels and youth for future.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  8. Soriano sets example with 30/100 season

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - While it has been a Chicago Cubs season to forget, Alfonso Soriano has made sure to show the team's roster full of young players a thing or two to remember. Soriano's fountain-of-youth season hit another milestone Wednesday as the vetera...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  9. Los Angeles Angels recall Mike Trout

    Mark Saxon

    The Los Angeles Angels promoted top prospect Mike Trout from Double-A Arkansas. Trout was in the lineup starting in right field against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  10. Los Angeles Angels in need of a youth movement

    Mark Saxon

    With the season slipping away, it's time for Conger and Trout to come back.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  11. Owner Bob Simpson to be honored

    Richard Durrett

    SEATTLE -- Rangers co-chairman and majority owner Bob Simpson will be the honoree at the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award Gala on Nov. 10. Here is part of the release from the club: Simpson, co-founder and former Chair...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  12. Houston Astros sold to Houston businessman Jim Crane for $680M

    Jim Crane learned persistence playing baseball in his youth.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  13. Leaders of the youth movement

    Buster Olney

    Craig Kimbrel participated in the union's seminars over the past week, a means for educating young players like the Braves' reliever. They talked about dealing with the media, the good and bad of social media, investing money, that sort of ...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  14. New York Yankees in disarray heading into series vs. Tampa Bay Ra...

    Andrew Marchand

    Younger, more vibrant ballclubs are giving the long-toothed Yankees fits.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  15. Los Angeles Angels considering younger talent

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels, looking for an offensive boost, are leaning toward youth.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2010
  16. Youth movement in MLB draft

    Buster Olney

    Some big-picture observations about the first round of the MLB draft: 1. As recently as five or 10 years ago, teams drafted essentially the best available player on their draft boards while taking into account their specific parameters on signabilit...

    Blog | June 08, 2010