Given the Rangers financial austerity in pursuit of starting pitching, their best chance of competing for postseason would be combining a lockdown bullpen with an explosive offense.
Most of the teams interested in Minor wanted him for their bullpen. But he was a starter for the Braves in 2010-14, and the Rangers were the only team willing to give him at least a chance to start.
Seung Hwan Oh won’t be heading to Texas, after all. The 35-year-old reliever reportedly agreed last week to a one-year contract with the Rangers that included a team option for 2019, but the deal has since fallen through due to a physical issue, according to MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan. Last year, after crafting a 1.92 ERA […]
The Rangers want Matt Bush to develop his changeup if he ends up being in the starting rotation.
Updating a previous report, Oh will not sign with the Rangers, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports. Oh and the Rangers reportedly had an agreement in place earlier in the month, but according to Sullivan, issues with Oh's physical prevented the completion of the deal. The two parties have apparently
Rangers pitcher Shawn Tolleson was his usual self on Wednesday morning, which means he was friendly, pleasant and had a smile on his face.
General manager Jon Daniels reinforced that on Friday, when he said the Rangers did try to sign free-agent pitcher Andrew Cashner before he accepted a two-year deal with the Orioles.
Edinson Volquez, the veteran right-hander now seven months removed from Tommy John surgery, will try to resurrect his career the same place it started. Volquez, who was released by the Miami Marlins earlier this winter, agreed Friday to a two-year minor-league contract with the Texas Rangers, a team spokesperson announced. The deal will allow him […]
Free-agent reliever Seung Hwan Oh is working out in Phoenix, but the Rangers have yet to officially announce his signing.
The Rangers have signed veteran infielder/outfielder Trevor Plouffe to a Minor League deal that includes an invite to Major League Spring Training.
Many questions remain unanswered. Who will be the closer? Will Matt Bush and/or Mike Minor be able to transition from bullpen to rotation? Who will be in left field?
The Rangers have a young and talented group of hitters who could be on the verge of something special. They have gone through some tough times in the Majors while learning what it takes to be successful, and now is a good time to be rewarded for their hard work.