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Rangers Unlikely To Trade Yu Darvish Prior To Free Agency

Jun 20, 2017 8:07 AM

The Texas Rangers are unlikely to trade Yu Darvish at midseason, even if they fall out of playoff contention in the American League, according to sources.

The Rangers want to re-sign Darvish, who will become a free agent this winter.

Jeff Passan/Yahoo! Sports

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2017 MLB Draft First Round Results

Jun 13, 2017 9:11 AM

The first round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft was held on Monday night with a lot of young talent coming off the board early. Here are the full results from the first round:

  1. Twins — Royce Lewis, SS, JSerra Catholic HS (California)
  2. Reds — Hunter Greene, RHP/SS, Notre Dame HS (California)
  3. Padres — MacKenzie Gore, LHP, Whiteville HS (North Carolina)
  4. Rays — Brendan McKay, 1B/LHP, Louisville
  5. Braves — Kyle Wright, RHP, Vanderbilt
  6. Athletics — Austin Beck, OF, North Davidson HS (North Carolina)
  7. Diamondbacks — Pavin Smith, 1B, Virginia
  8. Phillies — Adam Haseley, OF, Virginia
  9. Brewers — Keston Hiura, 2B, UC Irvine
  10. Angels — Jordan Adell, OF, Ballard HS (Kentucky)
  11. White Sox — Jake Burger, 3B, Missouri State
  12. Pirates — Shane Baz, RHP, Concordia Lutheran HS (Texas)
  13. Marlins — Trevor Rogers, LHP, Carlsbad HS (New Mexico)
  14. Royals — Nick Pratto, 1B, Huntington Beach HS (California)
  15. Astros —J.B. Bukauskas, RHP, North Carolina
  16. Yankees — Clarke Schmidt, RHP, South Carolina
  17. Mariners — Evan White, 1B, Kentucky
  18. Tigers — Alex Faedo, RHP, Florida
  19. Giants — Heliot Ramos, OF, Leadership Christian Academy (Puerto Rico)
  20. Mets — David Peterson, LHP, Oregon
  21. Orioles — D.L. Hall, LHP, Valdosta HS (Georgia)
  22. Blue Jays — Logan Warmoth, SS, North Carolina
  23. Dodgers — Jeren Kendall, OF, Vanderbilt
  24. Red Sox — Tanner Houck, RHP, Missouri
  25. Nationals — Seth Romero, LHP, Houston
  26. Rangers — Bubba Thompson, OF, McGill-Toolen Catholic HS (Alabama)
  27. Cubs — Brendon Little, LHP, State College of Florida

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Rangers Trade Sam Dyson To Giants

Jun 7, 2017 8:06 AM

The San Francisco Giants have acquired Sam Dyson from the Texas Rangers.

The Giants will also receive cash while sending a player to be named later to the Rangers.

Dyson was designated for assignment last week after a terrible start to the 2017 season.

Evan Grant/Dallas Morning News

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Rangers Nearing Sam Dyson Trade

Jun 6, 2017 8:37 AM

The Texas Rangers are nearing a trade involving Sam Dyson.

Jon Daniels told the Ben & Skin show on 105.3 The Fan that he is weighing a few offers for the reliever and that he hopes to trade Dyson within the next few days.

The Tampa Bay Rays and Minnesota Twins have been linked to Dyson.

Darren Wolfson/1500 ESPN

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Tyson Ross Nearing Return To Rangers

Jun 5, 2017 8:10 AM

Tyson Ross felt good after Saturday's rehab start for Triple-A Round Rock, but the Texas Rangers aren't sure when he'll pitch again.

It's possible that Ross could make his first start for the Rangers next weekend against the Washington Nationals.

"It comes down to how he feels the next few days, going through the progression and his overall health," Jeff Banister said.

Ross has been on the disabled list since the beginning of the season while recovering from offseason surgery on his right shoulder for thoracic outlet syndrome. He has made three starts for Round Rock.

T.R. Sullivan/MLB

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Rangers DFA Sam Dyson, Expect To Trade Him

Jun 2, 2017 7:37 AM

The Texas Rangers have reportedly designated Sam Dyson for assignment and they expect to trade the pitcher.

Dyson has struggled mightily after recording 38 saves and a 2.43 ERA last season.

The reliever is owed more than $2 million this year.

R.J. Anderson/CBS Sports

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Carlos Gomez To Miss 4-6 Weeks With Hamstring Strain

May 16, 2017 10:06 AM

The Texas Rangers have placed Carlos Gomez on the disabled list and he will be sidelined for at least a month with a right hamstring strain.

Gomez underwent an MRI and was examined by team physician Dr. Keith Meister. The Rangers expect Gomez to miss four to six weeks.

He scored from second base on Delino DeShields' two-out infield single in the seventh inning on Sunday. Gomez lunged toward the plate to avoid a bat that was still on the ground.

Associated Press

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Cole Hamels To Miss Eight Weeks With Oblique Strain

May 4, 2017 7:16 AM

Cole Hamels is expected to miss eight weeks with a right oblique strain, the Texas Rangers have announced.

Hamels was scratched from his Tuesday start against the Houston Astros after experiencing tightness in his right oblique right before game time.

The left-hander has a 3.03 ERA in 32 2/3 innings to start the season.


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Rangers Release Josh Hamilton After Another Knee Injury

Apr 22, 2017 1:54 AM

Josh Hamilton has suffered yet another knee injury, and this one could mean the end of his career.

The Rangers released the former AL MVP from his minor league contract Friday, saying he injured his right knee in Houston while working his way back from left knee surgery.

Hamilton, who turns 36 next month, underwent reconstructive surgery on his left knee last June and left the team during spring training for another procedure after experiencing soreness.


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Rangers Place Sam Dyson On DL With Bruised Hand

Apr 18, 2017 7:36 AM

The Texas Rangers have placed Sam Dyson on the disabled list with a bruised right hand.

The move came one day after Dyson blew a save for the third time this season.

Dyson was hurt while trying to field a comebacker in the ninth inning of Sunday's 8-7 loss to the Seattle Mariners, according to Jeff Banister.

Associated Press

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Adrian Beltre Suffers Setback In Return From Calf Injury
Adrian Beltre felt something while running this past Saturday and has already undergone a new MRI to evaluate the issue.

Jeff Wilson/Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Rangers Send Keone Kela To Triple-A Round Rock
Rangers GM Jon Daniels says moving Keone Kela to the minors wasn't based on performance.


Adrian Beltre To Begin Season On DL
The Rangers will host the Indians on Monday without Adrian Beltre who is suffering from a calf injury.


Rougned Odor's Deal With Rangers Includes Two Horses
The contract has a club option for 2023, guarantees Odor at least $49.5 million and also comes with two horses.


Rangers, Rougned Odor Agree To Six-Year, $49.5M Deal
Rougned Odor hit .271, with 33 home runs, and 88 RBIs for the Rangers last season.


Rangers Open To Mid-Season Extension Talks With Yu Darvish
The Rangers are open to discussing a contract extension with Yu Darvish during the season, according to Jon Daniels.

T.R. Sullivan/MLB

Yu Darvish Throwing Without Elbow Pain
Yu Darvish says he is no longer having strange feelings in his elbow when he starts throwing in a new inning or game.

Associated Press

Adrian Beltre To Play For Dominican Republic At WBC
Adrian Beltre, 37, missed the first week of games this spring because of a strained left calf, an injury he suffered when working out at home before reporting to camp.

Associated Press

Rangers Meet With Rougned Odor's Agent About Extension
There is no word on how the discussions are progressing, but the two sides are clearly engaged in talks.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Josh Hamilton Undergoes Knee Surgery
Josh Hamilton will be sidelined following arthroscopic surgery to repair the cartilage in his left knee, according to the Rangers.

Evan Grant/Dallas News

Josh Hamilton May Need Knee Surgery
Josh Hamilton will be examined on Monday, and may be facing another knee surgery.


Rangers, Rougned Odor Making Push On Extension
The Rangers and Rougned Odor have kicked off renewed efforts to reach an agreement on a long-term deal.

Jon Heyman/FanRag Sports

Rangers Send Josh Hamilton For Knee Evaluation
Josh Hamilton had his surgically reconstructed left knee examined on Wednesday after he experienced discomfort during the Rangers' first full-squad spring training workout.

Associated Press

Indians To Take Slow Approach With Kluber
Indians manager Terry Francona isn't sure if Corey Kluber will be the team's opening day starter.


Twins Offered Mike Napoli More Than Rangers
The Twins wanted to add to both the roster and the clubhouse by signing Mike Napoli, but the slugger ultimately decided to play for the Rangers.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Mike Napoli Reaches One-Year Deal With Rangers
The deal is pending a physical and the value hasn't yet been reported.

Jim Bowden/ESPN

Rangers Have 'Increased Pursuit' Of Trade For Jose Quintana
Jose Quintana logged 208 innings as an All-Star last season with a 3.20 ERA, 181 strikeouts and 1.163 WHIP.

Bob Nightengale/USA Today

Rays Have Inquired With Rangers About Jurickson Profar
The Rays have at least checked with the Rangers about the availability of Jurickson Profar, according to two sources.

Evan Grant/Dallas News

Hamels Looks To 'Kicking Up The Intensity' At Spring Training
Cole Hamels said he is especially excited to see the Rangers sign Andrew Cashner and Tyson Ross to help fill out the rotation.


Rangers Only Interested In One-Year Deal For Mike Napoli
It once seemed as though the Rangers were working towards a deal with Mike Napoli, but nothing has come together because the club is only interested in a one-year deal.

Buster Olney/ESPN