Daniel Bard Gets a Chance With Texas Rangers

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Once seemingly poised to replace then Boston Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon in the coveted late-inning role, Daniel Bard is fighting to stay in affiliated baseball with his career plagued with a puzzling lack of control on the mound. Now 28, Bard will attempt a return to the majors with the Texas Rangers after signing […]

Rangers Reach Agreement With Shin-Soo Choo

The Texas Rangers reached an agreement on a seven-year deal worth $130 million with free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Choo, a Scott Boras client, reportedly turned down an offer of seven years and $140 million from the New York Yankees earlier this offseason. The 31 year-old Choo is coming off an excellent season. Batting leadoff […]

Is Shin-Soo Choo Worth a $140 Million Deal ?

With the signing of Robinson Cano and Jacoby Ellsbury, Shin-Soo Choo is the best hitter available in the free agent class. The 31 year-old outfielder is looking for a big deal, something in the range of seven years at $20 million per year. There are a bevy of teams that are reported to be interested in Choo, including the Seattle […]

Texas Rangers Have Interest in Bartolo Colon

The Texas Rangers are interested in veteran free agent pitcher Bartolo Colon according to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Colon would likely push Alexi Ogando to the bullpen where he has been much more effective. In addition, it would give them more rotation depth if Matt Harrison is slow to recover from his recent back surgeries. Colon, who will turn 41 early […]

Mike Napoli Free Agency Peaking – Red Sox, Rangers, Mariners In Play

Mike Napoli talks are reaching the critical stage according to Jon Paul Morosi of CBS Sports. The Miami Marlins, Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, and Boston Red Sox are all in contention to sign the first baseman. Napoli played the 2013 season on a one-year deal worth $13 million after his three-year contract was voided due to a degenerative hip condition. […]

Texas Rangers and J.P. Arencibia Nearing A Deal

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The Texas Rangers are nearing a deal with free-agent catcher J.P. Arencibia according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Arencibia was non-tendered by the Toronto Blue Jays making him a free agent and it now seems like Texas may be where he lands. The Rangers were interested in  Arencibia  prior to him being non-tendered, however were unable to […]

Rangers Sign Jose Contreras, Two Others, to Minor League Deals

Texas Rangers Rumors

The Texas Rangers added some veteran presence to its deep farm system today, signing relievers, Jose Contreras and Nate Adcock, and outfielder, Bryan Peterson, to minor league deals. The most notable name of the trio is Conteras’, who had a successful 2010 relief campaign with the Phillies when he pitched to 3.34 ERA in 56.2 […]

Oakland A’s Acquire Craig Gentry from Texas Rangers

A's Rumors

The Oakland Athletics acquired outfielder Craig Gentry from the Texas Rangers for outfielder Michael Choice. Jeff Passan originally reported the deal. Reliever Josh Lindblom will also go to the A’s, and minor league second baseman Chris Bostick will go to Texas. Gentry is an athletic 30 year-old outfielder who has played sparingly the past three seasons for the Rangers. He can play all three outfield spots. When he’s […]

Rangers, Tigers Agree to Prince Fielder, Ian Kinsler Trade

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The Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a deal that would send Prince Fielder to the Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler. Both players would have to pass physicals. Since there is a significant amount of cash in the deal the Commissioner’s Office will have to approve the transaction. Kinsler is due $62 […]