Rangers officials were in Los Angeles on Tuesday to meet with two-way Japanese star Shohei Ohtani and his representatives, sources told MLB.com. The club has not confirmed the meeting.
The Rangers’ pitching purge continued on Friday night when the club announced that right-handers A.J. Griffin and Nick Martinez have not been tendered contracts for 2018.
The Rangers reached a multi-year agreement with free-agent pitcher Mike Minor, according to Major League sources confirming a report from Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. The Rangers have not announced the transaction.
The Rangers are expressing quiet confidence inside the industry that they feel they have a “good chance” of signing Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani.
The Shohei Ohtani saga took an unexpected twist this weekend as the Mariners, Giants, Padres, Rangers, Cubs and Dodgers were among the clubs with reason to remain optimistic, while the Yankees — and about half of Major League Baseball’s 30 teams — had been told they are no longer in the running for the most […]
Left-handed reliever Alex Claudio has been selected as the Rangers Pitcher of the Year, the club announced on Friday.
The Rangers’ pitching purge continued on Friday night when the club announced that right-handers A.J. Griffin, Nick Martinez and Chi Chi Gonzalez have not been tendered contracts for 2018.
The Rangers, a team buying pitchers in bulk this offseason, must decide by Friday if right-handers Nick Martinez and A.J. Griffin will remain a part of their inventory.
The Rangers have responded to Shohei Ohtani’s agent and his request for more information from clubs interested in signing the two-way Japanese star. “I feel very strongly about what we have to offer,” general manager Jon Daniels said Tuesday.
The Rangers announced Monday the signing of free-agent pitcher Doug Fister to a one-year deal with an option for 2019.
The race for Japanese pitcher/slugger Shohei Ohtani is about to begin, and the Rangers are expecting to be in the middle of it.