Fri, 23 May 2014 16:27:37 -0700
The Texas Rangers could consider C Chris Gimenez, C Robinson Chirinos and 2B Donnie Murphy as options for their backup first baseman job. Gimenez has played 22 career games at first base, Chirinos has played five games and Murphy has never played the position in a game. 1B Brett Nicholas and 2B Adam Rosales have been playing first base at Triple-A Round Rock.
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:50:31 -0700
The Texas Rangers sent Ps Nick Tepesch, Cory Burns, Miles Mikolas and Daniel Bard, Cs Patrick Cantwell and Brett Nicholas, INFs Kensuke Tanaka and Andy Parrino and OFs Brad Snyder and Bryan Petersen to minor league camp Monday, March 17. Tepesch will continue to be stretched out as a starter at Triple-A Round Rock. RP Jose Contreras has been told he won't make the team, and he may consider retiring.
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:17:03 -0800
Texas Rangers 1B Brett Nicholas will get some work behind the plate with C Geovany Soto (ankle) sidelined for three weeks after ankle surgery. He was drafted as a catcher, but he has seen time at first base and catcher over the past four years. "The biggest thing is I don't have the greatest arm," Nicholas said Saturday, Feb. 22. "I need to develop a quick release and work on my accuracy. If I can get my throws down and on target, everything will be good."
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:57:45 -0800
Texas Rangers 1B Brett Nicholas was the hitting star in the team's intrasquad game Wednesday, Feb. 20. He had a double and three-run home run.
Tue, 22 Jun 2010 04:12:10 -0700
The Texas Rangers signed sixth-round pick C Brett Nicholas to an undisclosed deal, MLB.com reports.