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Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Leaves Door Open for MLB Career

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Leaves Door Open for MLB Career

Kevin Casey/Getty Images(SURPIRSE, Ariz.) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is enjoying his Major League Baseball experience as he participates in the Texas Rangers spring training. Still, he left the door open to pursue it further at some…

Rangers SS Elvis Andrus Sidelined with Flexor Tendinitis

Rangers SS Elvis Andrus Sidelined with Flexor Tendinitis

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(SURPRISE, Ariz.) — Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus will not play the next few spring training games due to flexor tendinitis in his forearm, the team announced on Saturday.
Andrus batted .271 with four homers and 67 RBI’…

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Won’t Bat for Rangers on Monday

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Won’t Bat for Rangers on Monday

Kevin Casey/Getty Images(SURPRISE, Ariz.) — Seattle Seahawks fans can now feel at ease as quarterback Russell Wilson will not bat for the Texas Rangers in their Cactus League game on Monday.
Even though Wilson is fresh off winning a Super Bowl for the…

Washington Gets Extension from Rangers

Washington Gets Extension from Rangers

Harry How/Getty Images(SURPRISE, Ariz.) — The Texas Rangers agreed to a one-year extension with manager Ron Washington on Monday, keeping the skipper in Arlington through the 2015 season.
“This was a foregone conclusion, certainly in my mind and in th…

Rangers Sign Pitcher Tommy Hanson to a Minor League Deal

Rangers Sign Pitcher Tommy Hanson to a Minor League Deal

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Texas Rangers have agreed to a minor league contract with pitcher Tommy Hanson, pending a physical, according to ESPN.com.
Hanson struggled last season with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and has posted a 4…

Michael Young Retires After 14 MLB Seasons

Michael Young Retires After 14 MLB Seasons

Baseball/Red Stitches and Morning/iStockphoto(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Free agent infielder Michael Young is hanging up the cleats.
The 37-year-old Young played 14 years (2000-2013) in the Major Leagues, suiting up for the Texas Rangers, Philadelphia Phil…

Berkman Announces Retirement

Berkman Announces Retirement

Eliot J. Schechter/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Lance Berkman’s 15-year career is over. The 37-year-old, six-time All-Star announced Wednesday that he has retired from baseball. Berkman, who had two knee surgeries in 2012, only played in 7…

Brewers Deny Reports They Have Deal with Garza

Brewers Deny Reports They Have Deal with Garza

Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Matt Garza may end up on the Milwaukee Brewers, but the team says it doesn’t have a deal with the pitcher.
On Thursday multiple media reports announced free-agent pitcher Matt Garza agreed to a four-y…

Rangers’ Derek Holland Out Until Midseason After “Freak Accident”

Rangers’ Derek Holland Out Until Midseason After “Freak Accident”

Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Texas Rangers will have to navigate half the 2014 without starting pitcher Derek Holland after he suffered a knee injury in his Arlington home.
Holland damaged cartilage in his left knee. He recen…

Masahiro Tanaka to Start Meeting with MLB Teams This Week

Masahiro Tanaka to Start Meeting with MLB Teams This Week

Rob Carr/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Let the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes begin.
According to ESPN, the prized Japanese ace and his agent Casey Close have arrived in the United States and will begin meeting with interested MLB teams this week.
The 2…

Rangers Introduce Shin-Soo Choo

Rangers Introduce Shin-Soo Choo

Rob Carr/ Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — The Texas Rangers introduced one of the biggest free agents this offseason in left fielder Shin-Soo Choo on Friday.
The Rangers signed Choo to a seven-year deal, reportedly worth $130 million and gave him No….

ESPN: Texas Rangers Add Shin-Soo Choo

ESPN: Texas Rangers Add Shin-Soo Choo

Major League Baseball(NEW YORK) –  The Texas Rangers and free agent outfielder Shin-Shoo Choo have agreed to a seven-year deal worth $130 million, according to ESPN.
The 31-year-old Choo was considered by many to be the top offensive player left …

Rangers Draft NFL’s Wilson in MLB Rule 5 Draft

Rangers Draft NFL’s Wilson in MLB Rule 5 Draft

Al Bello/Getty Images(LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.) – The Texas Rangers made an interesting decision on the final day of the MLB Winter Meeting on Thursday, drafting Russell Wilson in the minor league phase of the Rule 5 draft.
The Rangers took the cur…

Rangers Broadcaster Eric Nadel Wins Frick Award

Rangers Broadcaster Eric Nadel Wins Frick Award

Photos.com​/Thinkstoc​k(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Longtime Texas Rangers radio voice Eric Nadel was selected as the 2014 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award on Wednesday.
The Frick Award is presented annually for excellence in broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
“I’m very proud and I’m grateful beyond words for having a chance to do this for a living,” said Nadel, who completed his 19th year as the lead voice of the Rangers this season. This year marked Nadel’s 35th year of broadcasting Rangers baseball.
“I wanted to give people the feeling that they’re my friend,” said Nadel, who grew up listening to Bob Wolff calling Knicks broadcasts as a kid. “I really felt those guys were my friends and I looked forward to joining them every night.”
Nadel said his best moment in the booth was in 2010 when the Rangers won their first AL pennant after defeating the Yankees.
Nadel becomes the first primary voice of the Rangers to be honored with the Frick Award. He’ll be recognized during the Hall of Fame Awards Presentation on Saturday, July 26.
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Texas Rangers Sign C J.P. Arencibia

Texas Rangers Sign C J.P. Arencibia

Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images(LAKE BUNEA VISTA, Fla.) — The Texas Rangers signed free agent catcher J.P. Arencibia to a one-year contract, the club announced on Tuesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The 27-year-old Arencibia previous…

Tigers Sign Closer Joe Nathan To A 2-Year Contract

Tigers Sign Closer Joe Nathan To A 2-Year Contract

iStockphoto(DETROIT) — The Detroit Tigers and free-agent closer Joe Nathan agreed to a two-year contract on Wednesday, with a club option for the 2016 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.”We are pleased to be adding a premier closer…

Rangers & Athletics Complete Four-Player Trade

Rangers & Athletics Complete Four-Player Trade

Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — The Texas Rangers traded outfielder Craig Gentry and right-handed pitcher Josh Lindblom to the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday for outfielder Michael Choice and infielder Chris Bostick.In 106 games with Te…

ESPN: Red Sox Sign Catcher A.J. Pierzynski to One-Year Deal

ESPN: Red Sox Sign Catcher A.J. Pierzynski to One-Year Deal

Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — When you win a championship in any sport, there’s bound to be roster turnover the following year and the Boston Red Sox are no exception. According to ESPN, the team has signed catcher A.J. Pierzynski…

Prince Fielder Ready for ‘Fresh Start’ with Rangers

Prince Fielder Ready for ‘Fresh Start’ with Rangers

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — If his new jersey number is any indication, new Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder is embracing his new team.
The Rangers introduced Fielder on Monday, several days after acquiring him from the De…

Rangers Agree To Minor League Deal With RHP Colby Lewis

Rangers Agree To Minor League Deal With RHP Colby Lewis

iStockphoto(DALLAS) — The Texas Rangers and right-handed pitcher Colby Lewis agreed to terms Saturday, on a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. According to ESPN, if the 34-year-old Lewis makes the big league club, he will ear…

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