Texas Rangers news, rumors and injuries
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Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels is reportedly looking an offensive-minded player to play left field, as a result of Shin-Soo Choo shifting to right field. In-house options to play the position include 1B/OF Mitch Moreland and OF Jake Smolinski.
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:21:24 -0800
The Texas Rangers could be in the market for a veteran catcher, even though general manager Jon Daniels believes C Robinson Chirinos is capable of starting at least 100 games next season. C Tomas Telis, who has performed well in winter ball, is currently slated to be the No. 2 catcher. C Jorge Alfaro is expected to be added to the 40-man roster but is unlikely to reach the majors before September 2015.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:15:20 -0800
Updating a previous report, Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels and assistant general manager Thad Levine each signed three-year contract extensions, according to a baseball source. Financial terms of the deals weren't disclosed.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:52:28 -0800
Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels and assistant general manager Thad Levine both reached contract extensions with the team Friday, Nov. 14, according to multiple sources. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:40:29 -0800
Cuban OF Yasmani Tomas will not be signing with the Texas Rangers this offseason, according to a major league source. The Rangers are no longer involved in the bidding for the Cuban outfielder. Texas will spend the offseason looking for shorter deals to balance out their roster.
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Texas Rangers RP Alexi Ogando (elbow) is not expected to receive a non-tender offer, according to general manager Jon Daniels. Daniels noted Ogando may pitch in a Dominican League game before Thanksgiving.
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Sat, 08 Nov 2014 10:08:29 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Texas Rangers have announced that former 3B Michael Young has returned to the organization to serve as a special assistant to general manager Jon Daniels. Young was involved in the team's managerial search and recent player discussions.
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:31:58 -0800
Finding a free-agent catcher to pair with Texas Rangers C Robinson Chirinos is a priority for the team this offseason. "We like the depth we've built at the upper levels of the system, and [we] have confidence in Chirinos in the big leagues," general manager Jon Daniels said. "We'd like to add a complement to him and let some of the younger guys develop."
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