Buster Olney chats with Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News about theTexas Rangers' trade for outfielder Josh Hamilton.
Texas starter Derek Holland lasted just one inning before leaving with shoulder stiffness, and the Rangers never recovered in a loss to the Twins.
Freeman, 27, had a 3.60 ERA in five Grapefruit League appearances for St. Louis this spring.
The Texas Rangers signed free-agent left-handed pitcher Joe Beimel to a one-year major league contract Friday. No further terms were disclosed.Beimel, 37, returned to the majors last season after a two-year absence and went 3-1 with a 2.
The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that the club has agreed to terms with six players on one-year contracts for the 2015 season. The team has also renewed the contract of right-handed pitcher Shawn Tolleson.
The Texas Rangers announced Friday that 16 players have agreed to terms on one-year contracts for the 2015 season. The 16 players are pitchers Lisalverto Bonilla, Alexander Claudio, Jon Edwards, Jerad Eickhoff, Spencer Patton, Anthony Ranuado and Nick Tepesch; catchers Jorge Alfaro and Tomas Telis; infielders Hanser Alberto, Rougned Odor and Jurickson Profar; and outfielders Michael Choice, Delino DeShields, Ryan Rua and Jake Smolinski.
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- New Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister finally got to address the entire team Thursday, more than four months after getting the job.
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Anytime a new leader is put in place, there are bound to be changes. Those changes were apparent Saturday on the first day of workouts for pitchers and catchers under new Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister.
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Pitching coach Mike Maddux only needed one word to answer if Yu Darvish had any problems with his elbow following the Texas Rangers ace's 35-pitch session Saturday during the first workout for pitchers and catchers.
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Even though it's been four months since the Texas Rangers announced Jeff Banister as their new manager, Saturday can be viewed as his first "real" day on the job.
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Derek Holland stood in front of his locker inside the Texas Rangers clubhouse on Saturday morning with a huge smile on his face while displaying the light-hearted attitude that he is known for.
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Thursday's announcement that an MRI exam showed Texas Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar would need surgery after all to repair his long-lingering and recurring shoulder injury was met with surprise by many.
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Now that 2015 spring training is underway with the Texas Rangers pitchers and catchers reporting to camp Friday, here are a few dates you may want to note between now and Opening Day on April 6 at Oakland.
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers left-hander Martin Perez opened spring training with two throwing sessions scheduled for Friday as part of his continued recovery from Tommy John surgery last May.
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The litany of injuries experienced by the Texas Rangers last season has set the table for many players to use spring training as an opportunity to continue working on their recovery and comeback.