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Texas Rangers claim John Andreoli on waivers

The Texas Rangers have claimed outfielder John Andreoli on waivers from the Seattle Mariners, it was announced today. Andreoli, 28, has bounced around a bit in the past year, having been signed by the Mariners in January, 2018, claimed on waivers by the Baltimore Orioles from the Mariners in August,


Former Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson retires after rehab setback

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers right-hander Shawn Tolleson has retired after a setback in the former closer's attempted comeback from Tommy John surgery. Tolleson made the announcement Wednesday, three days before his 31st birthday. He strained his right flexor tendon during a throwing session la


REPORT: Orioles Expected to Hire Former Rangers Pitching Coach Doug Brocail

​The ​Baltimore Orioles have yet to reveal any members of new manager Brandon Hyde's coaching staff, but according to Dan Connolly of The Athletic, the team is expected to hire former Texas Rangers pitching coach Doug Brocail to the same position.


Texas Rangers Top Prospects: #22, Demarcus Evans

The Texas Rangers future is made up of the prospects currently in the organization. Which prospect continues the rankings at #22?. As we hit the middle of the offseason, we’re looking at the Top 25 prospects in the Texas Rangers organization. These are the players that have performed through the 201


Should the Texas Rangers Jump into the Manny Machado Mix?

If the Texas Rangers truly want to revamp the franchise, adding Manny Machado would be a risky but homerun signing this offseason. The Texas Rangers are fully looking to revamp the franchise and are going about it in the right way, adding low-cost veterans and amassing a stockpile of prospects. But


Former World Series MVP John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charge

John Wetteland, former MLB pitcher and member of the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame, was arrested Monday on a charge of child sex abuse. The Dallas Morning News reported that the 52-year-old Wetteland, who currently resides in Trophy Club, Texas, has been accused of continuously sexually abusing a child


Vegas win totals are out; will the Texas Rangers win more games in 2019?

Vegas has dropped its MLB season win totals. Where do the Texas Rangers stand and will they fall short of or surpass Vegas’ mark?. If you’re feeling good about the upcoming season, or bad, you can now put money on the Texas Rangers. Caesars released its MLB season win totals last week. The Houston A


REPORT: Rangers Showing Real Interest in Adam Ottavino

​The Texas Rangers have been surprisingly active this offseason. They flipped ​Jurickson Profar for some prospects in December, and despite being in the middle of a rebuild, they've been keeping an eye on one of the best relievers left in free agency, ​Adam Ottavino.


AL Notes: Yanks, Andujar, Rangers, Harrison, Solarte, Ottavino, Jays, Angels

In the wake of the Yankees’ agreement with infielder DJ LeMahieu, their talks with free agent Manny Machado “are either dormant or completely dead,” ESPN’s Buster Olney writes (subscription required). Although Machado would greatly improve the Yankees’ infield, they haven’t been willing to approach


Tuesday Morning Texas Rangers Update

Richard Justice ponders which teams could possibly become the mystery teams in the Bryce Harper and Manny Machado sweepstakes. Spoilers: He lists the Rangers as second likeliest. (Even Richard Justice knows this is a good idea, JD. Come on!)


How cheap could the Texas Rangers sign Greg Holland for?

Needing bullpen help, the Texas Rangers should monitor the market for Greg Holland. He could come at a bargain after a strange 2018. The Texas Rangers still need to solidify their bullpen. There are a number of ways to do it, including signing one or two veteran relievers to short-term deals. Three-


Texas Rangers Target Derek Holland Signs with the Giants

It seems a reunion between the Texas Rangers and fan favorite Derek Holland wasn’t in the cards this offseason as he rejoins the Giants. Former Texas Rangers starter and fan favorite Derek Holland was heavily linked with a return to Arlington as the Rangers looked to bolster their rotation. It seems


Shawn Tolleson announces his retirement

Texas Rangers pitcher Shawn Tolleson has announced his retirement today. Tolleson, 30, underwent Tommy John surgery in May, 2017, and signed a two year minor league contract last offseason with the intent of rehabbing in 2018 and competing for a spot in the bullpen in 2019. He suffered a setback las


Married corrections officer arrested after she was caught on camera having sex with a prisoner

A married corrections officer from Texas has recently been charged with having an affair with numerous prisoners. Sinead Nichole Hagan was caught after camera footage showing her having sex with two men emerged. Hagan is a 27-year-old mother of two kids. She hails from Sulphur Springs, Texas. After


2019 ZiPS Projections – Texas Rangers

After having typically appeared in the hallowed pages of Baseball Think Factory, Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections have now been released at FanGraphs for more than half a decade. The exercise continues this offseason. Below are the projections for the Texas Rangers.


BREAKING: Yankees Announce Roster Move After Official Zach Britton Signing

​Zach Britton is back in the Bronx, Yankee fans. It's official. New York ​agreed to a three-year deal with the former Baltimore Orioles closer last week, and the team officially announced the signing on Friday with a corresponding roster move.


The Border Patrol Has Been a Cult of Brutality Since 1924

Since its founding in the early 20th century, the U.S. Border Patrol has operated with near-complete impunity, arguably serving as the most politicized and abusive branch of federal law enforcement — even more so than the FBI during J. Edgar Hoover’s directorship.


Rangers swarm Youth Academy for workouts

DALLAS -- Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is retired but his workout facility is not. Adrian Beltre Field indoors at the Texas Rangers MLB Academy in West Dallas was busy on a cold Monday morning this week.


REPORT: Rangers Continue to Show Interest in Josh Harrison

One of the most versatile players and clubhouse spark plugs in the ​MLB​ could be touching down in the Lone Star State soon. Former Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Josh Harrison is testing the free agency waters, with the ​Texas Rangers having plenty of interest in the 31 year old.


Wednesday Morning Links

Texas Ranger Hall of Fame pitcher John Wetteland was arrested on Monday for allegedly sexually assaulting a four year old child. The Rangers added some speed and depth to their outfield by claiming 28 year old John Andreoli off waivers from the Mariners yesterday.