Texas Rangers

Odor selected as 2015 Durrett Award winner
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Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor has been selected as the 2015 winner of the Richard Durrett Hardest Working Man Award from the local chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.

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Rangers sign Gimenez, non-tender Tepesch, Jones
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The Rangers spent Wednesday pursuing a trade for a backup catcher and then ended up signing Chris Gimenez to a 2016 contract.

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Kivlehan the player to be named in Martin trade
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The Rangers have acquired infielder/outfielder Patrick Kivlehan from the Mariners to complete last month’s trade involving the two teams. The deal had outfielder Leonys Martin and pitcher Anthony Bass going to the Mariners for pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen, outfielder James Jones and a player to be named.

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Texas pitchers, catchers set to report Feb. 18
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Rangers pitchers and catchers will report to Spring Training in Surprise, Ariz., on Feb. 18, the club announced on Friday.

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Rangers' Minor League staffs take shape
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Corey Ragsdale, who led Class A Hickory to the South Atlantic League championship in 2015, has been promoted to Minor League field coordinator.

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Depth defines Rangers' offseason planning
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Rangers general manager Jon Daniels, coming off a division title, made it clear what the goal is for next season.

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Holland encourages youth to be active
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Rangers left-hander Derek Holland is getting back into the swing of things as he prepares for the 2016 baseball season, which brought him back to Arlington on Thursday.

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Hamels, Darvish fuel Rangers' optimism
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The Rangers are spending the Winter Meetings looking for external improvements to their 2015 American League West championship team. But manager Jeff Banister, in meeting with the media on Monday, touched on three reasons why the Rangers expect internal improvements as well.

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Winter Meetings interview with Jeff Banister
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Rangers manager Jeff Banister met with the media Monday at the Winter Meetings.

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Rangers give former top pick Bush another chance
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From December 2012 to October ’15, Matt Bush spent his days and nights battling the sorrow and regret that he knew he deserved.

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Rangers not looking for 'major changes'
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Two things have become clear about the Rangers in three days at the Winter Meetings. One is young, affordable starting pitching is difficult to acquire by trade. The other is the Rangers have little financial flexibility when it comes to playing in the free-agent market.

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Daniels aims to keep Beltre, Moreland
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It is not at the top of their priority list right now, but general manager Jon Daniels said the Rangers would like to work out a contract extension with third baseman Adrian Beltre. The GM also said Texas is unlikely to trade first baseman Mitch Moreland.

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