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Spring Training Game Thread: Texas Rangers at Texas Rangers (in Nashville)

Well this is weird. The Texas Rangers haven’t broke camp in Arizona yet but the Rangers are in Nashville today to play the also Rangers who will likely be Nashville Sounds in an exhibition match to christen the beginning of Texas’ relationship with Nashville as their Triple-A affiliate.


After making roster, Rangers' Hammel to retire

Veteran right-hander Jason Hammel has informed the Texas Rangers he is retiring after earlier being told by the team he would make the Opening Day roster. The Rangers had told Hammel on Friday that he would make the club as a long reliever. He has been with the team this spring on a minor league con


Two Bell County jailers arrested after Texas Rangers investigation

BELTON — Two Bell County corrections officers were arrested Monday and charged with assault causing bodily injury and violation of civil rights of a Bell County Jail inmate, the sheriff’s department said Tuesday.


Texas Rangers 2019 season preview: Even the range of outcomes is bigger in Lone Star State

The Texas Rangers were far more active in adding veterans than most teams with similar records. The result is a highly volatile bunch that could be decent or could again challenge for a top-five pick.


Projecting the Texas Rangers opening day batting lineup

MLB opening day is less than a week away. How will the Texas Rangers batting lineup look when they open Thursday vs. the Chicago Cubs?. In five days, we’ll see how first year manager Chris Woodward compiles his first regular season lineup. The Texas Rangers will open against the Chicago Cubs. Three-


Texas Rangers investigation released in shooting death of Killeen man

New details have been released in a 2017 Killeen shooting that left 27-year-old Curtis Shelley dead, according to a Texas Rangers report. A Bell County grand jury on March 6 opted to not indict a man who is seen on video shooting and killing Shelley during an argument on a Killeen street.


What to Know: Texas Rangers’ Final Home Opener at Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers today announced the details of the pre-game ceremonies for the club’s 26th and final home opener at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Thursday, March 28 versus the Chicago Cubs. The Rangers’ 48th overall opener in Arlington will begin at 3:05 p.m.


Rangers Top Prospect Willie Calhoun Has Strange Meltdown After Not Making Team

​​Texas Rangers outfielder ​Willie Calhoun is extremely talented and could be one of the cornerstones of this franchise moving forward. However, after a rough spring, he was optioned to Triple-A Nashville.


These seven Rangers rate as the biggest stars of spring training

Spring training is over (woo hoo!), as the Texas Rangers were scheduled to finish off the Cactus League with a Sunday matinee in Surprise, Ariz., with a group of Lance Lynn and a bunch of minor-leaguers, while others were at First Tennessee Park.


Texas still strong influence for East Texas native, filmmaker John Lee Hancock

His home state still resonates in the stories told by East Texas native John Lee Hancock — whether in films he writes, directs or both. Hancock, 62, who moved from Longview to Texas City as a child, got his big break in Hollywood in 1993 when his screenplay for “A Perfect World” was made by director


Pence makes Rangers' roster to start season

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Veteran outfielder Hunter Pence is set to start the season with his hometown Texas Rangers. Manager Chris Woodward told Pence on Thursday that he will be on the 25-man roster as the team's fourth outfielder when the Rangers open the regular season at home on March 28 against the C


Former Bridge City pitcher makes spring training appearance for Rangers

It was a strong spring training debut for Bridge City graduate turned Texas Ranger Jake Lemoine, who pitched a scoreless inning in relief on Friday afternoon against the Chicago Cubs.


Texas Rangers: Willie Calhoun can only blame himself this go around

The Texas Rangers have optioned Willie Calhoun to Triple-A. He was expected to make the squad, but a poor spring showing determined his fate. Yet again, Texas Rangers’ 24-year-old outfielder and hopeful big league talent, Willie Calhoun, has been optioned to Triple-A. This was supposed to be the yea


Sounds edge Texas Rangers 4-3 in exhibition game

The Nashville Sounds edged the Texas Rangers 4-3 in the first Major League exhibition game in Nashville since 1999. Outfielder Preston Beck hit a two-run homer off Texas reliever Shawn Kelley in the bottom of the sixth to give the Sounds the lead for good at 3-2 before a First Tennessee Park record


Sunday Texas Rangers things

After being told on Friday that he had made the final roster for the Texas Rangers, pitcher Jason Hammel informed the team yesterday that he was retiring. Jeff Wilson writes that Hammel’s late decision has the team with some decisions to make to fill out the bullpen.


Texas deputy critically injured after being shot during early morning traffic stop

A Texas deputy was in critical condition Friday morning after he was shot multiple times during an early-morning traffic stop in El Paso. The El Paso County Sheriff’s deputy pulled over a vehicle around 2 a.m. on Chicken Ranch road for headlight and registration violations and eventually ordered its


Royals 3, Rangers 3

DP_Kansas City 0, Texas 1. 2B_Thompson (1), Taveras (1), Seise (1). HR_Peterson (1), Gallagher (3), Reed (1). CS_Lee (1), Chavez 2 (3). Umpires_Home, Charlie Ramos; First, John Tumpane; Second, Jeremie Rehak; Third, Chad Whitson.


Breaking down the big 'ifs' about the Rangers rotation, and why Dallas Keuchel's window to fit in Texas has passed

The latest installment of #EvanHelpUs... ME: This math is way too advanced for me, but I don't think I would answer this with "in the playoffs." If the reclamation projects are successful, I still think the Rangers will be looking at an uphill climb in the AL West and probably still off the pace for


The TX Rangers Will Play The Nashville Sounds This Weekend At First TN Park

Something really cool is happening this weekend at First Tennessee Park! For the first time in 20 years a game involving a major league baseball game will be played right here in Nashville!


Former Beaumont ISD Police officer charged with improper relationship with student

BEAUMONT, Texas — A former Beaumont ISD Police officer has been charged with an improper relationship with a student. Quincey Daniels has been charged with "improper relationship between educator and student" according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's office.