Tag: Texas Rangers

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WATCH: Rougned Odor blasts HR on Opening Day

Texas Rangers star Rougned Odor got his 2017 season off on a good note. In his first at-bat of the season, Odor took Cleveland Indians ace Corey...
Oct 6, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) takes batting practice before the game against theToronto Blue Jays in game one of the 2016 ALDS playoff baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre to open season on DL

The defending AL West champion Texas Rangers received some bad news on the eve of Opening Day. Veteran third baseman Adrian Beltre will open the regular season...
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Five hyped MLB teams destined to fail

Surprising teams are a common theme in baseball from year to year. Some MLB teams come out of nowhere to contend. Others come into the season hyped as...
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Bold MLB rankings for all 30 teams heading into 2017

The marathon that is the MLB season is upon us. The incredibly memorable 2016 season was capped off by a 108-year World Series drought going up in...
Caption: Mar 23, 2017; Surprise, AZ, USA; Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor (12) runs to first with his bat as he flew out during the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Rangers sign Rougned Odor to six-year extension

The Texas Rangers have locked up one of their young stars for the foreseeable future, reportedly signing second baseman Rougned Odor to a six-year, $49.5 million extension. https://twitter.com/MLB/status/845657852710596609 Odor, 23,...
Madison Bumgarner is one of the best bang-for-your-buck MLB players in the game today

Eight MLB players giving teams most bang for their buck

With no salary cap, baseball is often filled with outrageous salaries. Still, great value does exist. Which MLB players supply that value? How many former Milwaukee Brewers are ranked...
Oct 6, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) takes batting practice before the game against theToronto Blue Jays in game one of the 2016 ALDS playoff baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

10 MLB players who will find the fountain of youth in 2017

When you reach the age of 30 as a professional athlete, your days are automatically numbered. It doesn't matter what sport is involved, it's a similar story....
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Seven best young lineups heading into 2017 MLB season

Perhaps the best part of an otherwise meaningless spring training game (other than having baseball back in our lives), is seeing your team's future up close. For some,...
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Josh Hamilton out until ‘well into the season’ after knee surgery

Any hopes that Texas Rangers fans might have had for a Josh Hamilton career revival are on hold. Per TR Sullivan of MLB.com, Hamilton had surgery and...
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WATCH: Rangers honor Yordano Ventura with pre-game ceremony, flowers on mound

Before their spring training game against the Kansas City Royals, the Texas Rangers honored the memory of the late Yordano Ventura. Ventura lost his life earlier this winter in...
Josh Hamilton

Josh Hamilton leaves spring training after experiencing pain in reconstructed knee

Texas Rangers first baseman Josh Hamilton left Arizona Tuesday, flying to Houston to get his left knee checked out after experiencing pain in the reconstructed joint. "He felt...

Report: Mike Napoli to sign one-year deal with Rangers

Multiple reports state Mike Napoli will re-sign with the Texas Rangers on a one-year deal. According to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the 35-year-old could be returning...
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Texas Rangers’ Twitter account gets punny in search for Brady’s jersey

After leading the New England Patriots over the Atlanta Falcons in an epic, come-from-behind overtime Super Bowl win, Tom Brady essentially became the greatest quarterback of all...

Eight MLB rookies set to shine in 2017

Everyone knew Corey Seager was going to have a phenomenal rookie season and be a potential Rookie of the Year candidate. But how many predicted Michael Fulmer's...

Report: Rangers are not ‘making a renewed push’ for Jose Quintana

While the Texas Rangers may well be looking to upgrade their pitching, it does not appear as though a trade with the Chicago White Sox for Jose...

Texas Rangers increase pursuit for Jose Quintana

According to USA Today Sports' Bob Nightengale, the Texas Rangers have "suddenly increased their pursuit" of  Chicago White Sox left-handed pitcher Jose Quintana. Before Rangers fans start designing...

Report: A’s, Blue Jays among five teams to bid on Edwin Encarnacion

The market for Edwin Encarnacion is heating up. According to a report, the Toronto Blue Jays want Encarnacion back, but are bidding with at least four other...

Ideal MLB offseason blueprint for every team

With the winter meetings imminent, we're heading into what figures to be the busiest part of the MLB offseason. Teams that finished the 2016 season with a...
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Report: Rangers prospects investigated for sexual assault in twisted hazing incident

Prospects in the Texas Rangers organization are in potential legal trouble in the Dominican Republic for an alleged hazing incident. The players were alleged to have sexually assaulted...

Ten takeaways from 2016 MLB season

The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in one of the more memorable World Series that we will ever see. The seventh game of the series was...

Most glaring flaw for each MLB playoff contender

The postseason brings us the best time of the year on the baseball calendar. If you're a fan of one of the MLB playoff contenders, it's both the...

Carlos Beltran copies Carlos Boozer’s painted hair look

Surely Carlos Beltran lost a bet. Either that, or he loved what Carlos Boozer did to his bald head back in the day so much he just...

Six MLB stars heating up for playoff run

While all MLB games are technically created equal, the ones at the end of the year certainly feel more important. In these big games, teams and fans expect their...

Eight injuries that will impact MLB playoff races

Across MLB, 2016 has been a year with a lot of injuries. Injuries effectively derailed the seasons of teams like the Arizona Diamondbacks before they began. Now,...