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Should the Texas Rangers Consider Signing Jason Vargas?

Adding pitching has been a focal point for the Texas Rangers front office this winter. Plenty of quality free agent arms left on the open market. Could lefty Jason Vargas be a fit with the Rangers? Finding reliable pitching at an affordable price can be quite difficult in the MLB. The Texas Rangers

NOLANWRITIN.COM - 2018-01-16 13:19:26

Texas Rangers Should Take A Chance On Francisco Rodriguez

If the past few off-seasons have taught us anything it's that elite level relief pitching comes at a high price. Could the Texas Rangers take a chance a veteran Francisco Rodriguez and possibly get the steal of the off-season? The Texas Rangers front office doesn't want to pay top dollar for relief

NOLANWRITIN.COM - 2018-01-15 12:29:42

MLB Rumors: Yu Darvish a Yankee (or Ranger) target at $16-18 million per year?

MLB Rumors: Yu Darvish, target of the Texas Rangers, New York Yankees, and several other teams, has been believed to be seeking something along the lines of the 7 year, $175 million deal Stephen Strasburg currently has with the Washington Nationals. However, in today's New York Daily News, John Harp

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Texas Rangers Avoid Arbitration with Diekman and Kela

The Texas Rangers haven't had an arbitration hearing since 2000, and it's going to stay that way for at least one more year. Texas has agreed to deals with relief pitchers Jake Diekman and Keone Kela for the 2018 season. According to T.R. Sullivan, the Texas Rangers have reached agreements with both

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Jurickson Profar among three to reach deals with Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Relievers Jake Diekman and Keone Kela and infielder Jurickson Profar agreed one-year contracts with the Texas Rangers, who avoided arbitration with all of their eligible players. Diekman gets $2,712,500 under Friday's agreement, a raise from $2.55 million. Kela's salary is $1.2 m

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Texas Rangers: Team Avoids Arbitration With Jurickson Profar

Last season, Profar played in only 22 games on the main roster. He eventually expressed his dissatisfaction with the organization and requested a trade. After the Texas Rangers did not meet his demand, he would go on to express his frustration, leading to him being benched. It was safe to say that t

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Texas Rangers: An Early Look at the Rotation

The MLB offseason continues to crawl along at a sloth's pace. As teams and players are at a standstill, we have some time to look a little closer at how the Texas Rangers rotation currently stands. Even though we are almost halfway through January, the Texas Rangers are still actively looking for st

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Rangers offseason report: Season to hinge on rotation, bullpen

The Texas Rangers regressed dramatically in 2017 and finished with a losing record (78-84) for the second time in nine seasons. While the foundation remains intact - Elvis Andrus, Adrian Beltre, Joey Gallo and Cole Hamels - the club faces challenges in 2018, particularly in the bullpen. USA TODAY's

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Yu Darvish Rumors: Rangers, Yankees, Cubs, Astros, Twins Final Suitors

Jae C. Hong/Associated Press Pitcher Yu Darvish remains a free agent, but he has reportedly narrowed his options down to the Texas Rangers, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros and Minnesota Twins, according to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The Astros would be out if they a

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Rangers sign Ohlman to minor deal, invite to spring training

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Free agent catcher Mike Ohlman has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers and will report to major league spring training. Ohlman made his major league debut last season, when he appeared in seven games for Toronto and went 3 for 13 with one RBI. Texas also

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Texas Rangers rumors: Yu Darvish considering Rangers, four other teams

Texas Rangers rumors: Yu Darvish, free agent pitcher, has the Rangers as one of five teams he is currently considering, according to Jeff Wilson. Along with the Rangers, Darvish is considering the Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, Chicago Cubs, and New York Yankees. Wilson's piece appears to lament

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Former Texas Rangers Pitcher Nick Martinez Heads to Japan

In November, the Texas Rangers non-tendered Nick Martinez and he became a free agent. Instead of signing with another MLB club, Martinez has decided to take his talents to Japan. Baseball fans won't be seeing Nick Martinez in a Texas Rangers uniform this year. According to T.R. Sullivan, Martinez ha

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Rangers’ Ryan Rua avoids arbitration with $870,000 deal

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers outfielder Ryan Rua has agreed to an $870,000, one-year contract to avoid salary arbitration. In four stints with Texas last season, Rua hit .217 with three home runs and 12 RBIs over 63 games. The right-hander, who has spent parts of the last four seasons with

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Texas Rangers Avoid Arbitration With Ryan Rua

The Texas Rangers have avoided arbitration and reached an agreement with slugger Ryan Rua. Where will Rua play and how will he impact the Rangers in 2018? One of the Texas Rangers' four arbitration eligible players have been signed. Texas avoided an arbitration hearing with Ryan Rua by agreeing to a

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Legacy of love and kindness perseveres as Rich Donnelly suffers another unfathomable tragedy

I went to the funeral of Amy Donnelly, 18, in Arlington, Texas, in 1993, and it was the saddest thing I've ever seen. Soon, I will attend the funeral of Mike Donnelly, 38, who was killed Sunday night in Dallas when he was struck by a car while assisting a motorist, a stranger who needed help. To los

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Hall of Fame countdown: Sammy Sosa not yet set for disappearing act on ballot

USA TODAY Sports is counting down the top 24 candidates on the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot in advance of the Jan. 24 election results. The countdown is based on voting by our power rankings panel, which includes five Hall voters.No. 14: Sammy Sosa Sosa transformed from serviceable power hitter

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Texas Rangers: Was Extending Rougned Odor A Mistake?

After three consecutive solid seasons in the Majors, the Texas Rangers decide to give Rougned Odor a contract extension. He followed up that big extension with the worst season of his Major League career. The Texas Rangers signed Rougned Odor to a six-year $49.5 million deal that runs through 2022 w

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Texas Rangers: What To Expect From Joey Gallo In 2018

At some point, Joey Gallo was considered to be the 10th best prospect of the Texas Rangers organization. Last season, Gallo was able to go the entire season on the main roster. Expectations are sure to be big for coming into the 2018 season. Gallo was not expected to start last season on the main ro

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Fantasy baseball: 2018 MLB team previews

As the 2018 fantasy baseball season approaches, USA TODAY Sports will take a look at the important offseason news and potential story lines from each major league team. We'll feature one each weekday ... and we'll finish up on Feb. 16, the day all teams will have their pitchers and catchers on the f

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Texas Rangers Showing Interest in Outfielder Christian Yelich

Many of the moves this off-season have been to bolster the pitching situation in Arlington. However, the Texas Rangers are showing interest in Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich. According to Nick Cafardo, the Texas Rangers are showing interest in Miami Marlins young outfielder Christian Yeli

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