Texas Rangers

Rangers swing Rule 5 deal for outfielder Tocci
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The Rangers acquired outfielder Carlos Tocci from the Phillies in the Rule 5 Draft and signed reliever Kevin Jepsen to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.

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Odor key to improving Rangers' offense
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The Rangers have spent much time this winter trying to improve their pitching staff. Their offense could use a little help, too, but much of that will have to come from internal improvements and the continued development of their young players.

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Rangers, MCA Fitness All-Stars hold rally
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Wednesday afternoon, Rangers pitcher Nick Gardewine taught nearly 100 Arlington fifth-grade students how important proper nutrition and fitness is to every lifestyle, whether you’re a professional athlete or an elementary school student.

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Rangers' quest for top pitchers challenging
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The Rangers have engaged agent Scott Boras on right-handed pitcher Jake Arrieta, but are bracing for a high price tag. They have engaged the D-backs in trade talks on pitcher Zack Greinke but have not made sufficient progress. The Rangers came to the Winter Meetings looking for starting pitching and they have clearly set their […]

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Rangers meet with Rodney, eye Kintzler
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The Rangers have met with veteran free-agent closer Fernando Rodney here at the Winter Meetings, and they maintain a long-held interest in right-handed reliever Brandon Kintzler.

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Banister wants pitchers to reduce walks
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The Rangers’ pitching staff averaged 3.51 walks per nine innings last season, third-highest in the American League. Acquiring pitchers who can help reduce that ratio has been a priority this winter.

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Sources: Rangers inquire about Greinke
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The Rangers have been in discussions with the D-backs about pitching, and Zack Greinke’s name has been prominent, Major League sources said on Tuesday at the Winter Meetings.

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'Broadcaster's Dream' part of WM Auction
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The Rangers are offering three outstanding Globe Life Park experiences for the annual Winter Meetings Charity Auction, which began Monday morning and runs until 9 a.m. CT on Thursday, the last day of the Winter Meetings.

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Source: Texas signs Martin to two-year deal
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The Rangers have reached an agreement with right-handed reliever Chris Martin on a two-year, $4 million contract, sources said Monday.

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Rangers, Darvish not ruling out a reunion
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The Rangers — known for their reunions with former players — are weighing the possibility of another one with pitcher Yu Darvish.

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At Meetings, Rangers to zero in on pitching
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The Rangers need at least one more starting pitcher before the offseason is over, and there are plenty to choose from in a free-agent market that has not been seriously tapped going into the Winter Meetings.

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Hamels Foundation hosts baseball clinics
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The Angels held a press conference on Saturday to introduce Shoehei Ohtani while Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi were holding their own event. The Hamels Foundation held two baseball clinics Saturday morning and afternoon at Trinity High School with approximately 500 North Texas youth players in attendance. Proceeds from the clinic benefit […]

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