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2015 Schedule
88-74, 1st in AL West
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Rangers looking like AL West favorite

Texas will likely hold steady this offseason but, with a few tweaks, the team is expected to once again be the class of its division in 2016, Jim Bowden writes. MLB status check (Insider)

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Can the Rangers land Jonathan Lucroy?

Texas reportedly tried to trade for the Milwaukee catcher at the deadline but was turned away. With a new GM at the helm for the Brewers, the Rangers may check again. MLB rumors roundup

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Lewis Brinson among AFL standouts

Once a tooled-up strikeout machine, Brinson showed signs he could be an impact hitter with his AFL play. His ceiling is still as high as ever, but the probability he reaches it is climbing. Arizona Fall League recap (Insider)

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Plenty of interest in Joakim Soria

According to reports, the free-agent reliever is on the radar of several teams, including the Rangers, Royals, Twins and Giants. Who's the front-runner for his services? MLB rumors roundup

A decision better than Cole Hamels?

With one simple move, Rangers GM Jon Daniels injected speed and enthusiasm into the Texas lineup. Would Daniels be on this list if he hadn't plucked Delino DeShields from the Astros? MLB executive awards (Insider)

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Schoenfield: Voters right on Banister, Maddon

Jeff Banister of the Rangers and Joe Maddon of the Cubs, both in their first season with their respective teams, were deserving winners of the Manager of the Year award, writes David Schoenfield. Tough choice to make

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Jeff Banister wins AL Manager of the Year

In his first season as an MLB manager, he brought the Rangers to an AL West title with an 88-74 record after they finished 67-95 in 2014. With 17 first-place votes, he's the first AL manager to win the award in his first season.

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Top Stats to Know: Manager of the year

The Manager of the Year awards went to two managers who made huge improvements on their teams. Stats & Info looks at the numbers.

Jeff Banister: I am just blessed and fortunate to be here (2:23)
Jeff Banister named AL Manager of the Year (1:05)
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AL Manager of the Year voting

  • Jeff Banister, Rangers: 17 first-place votes, 112 points
  • A.J. Hinch, Astros: 8 first-place votes, 82 points
  • Paul Molitor, Twins: 2 first-place votes, 33 points

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MLB experts pick Managers of the Year

Our panel of 24 experts chose who should take home the award, and there was one clear favorite in each league. The winners will be announced tonight at 6 p.m. ET. Jeff and Joe

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Mariners swap Wilhelmsen to Rangers for Martin

The Mariners have acquired outfielder Leonys Martin from Texas as part of a four-player trade that sent right-handed reliever Tom Wilhelmsen to the Rangers.

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Brinson an early favorite for 2016 AL ROY

Should the Rangers part ways with Josh Hamilton, they have a potential replacement. Say hello to CF Lewis Brinson. He recently dominated the Arizona Fall League in a brief stint and should be a top rookie next year. Early ROY candidates (Insider)

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What is Gallardo's projected value?

Yovani Gallardo put up a decent performance in 2015 on a team that had a huge second-half surge. How will his numbers translate into dollars in free agency? How much are top free agents worth? (Insider)

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12dDavid Schoenfield

2015 offseason preview: Texas Rangers

The Rangers probably won't be a major player in the offseason with a roster already built to contend and several key players locked into contracts.


Fantasy MLB: AFL, Trades, Managers, Brantley

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft discuss their trip to the Arizona Fall League including prospects that they like, trades as well as injuries to Michael Brantley and Albert Pujols. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.

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Alex Gordon will have plenty of suitors

Longtime GM and ESPN Insider Jim Bowden sees the best defensive left fielder in baseball getting a five-year deal in the neighborhood of $90M. Among the 10 teams listed as best fits are the Royals, Rangers, Astros and Mariners. Top 50 FA projections (Insider)


Minor leaguer Chad James banned 100 games

Lefty Chad James has been suspended 100 games under baseball's minor league drug program following a second positive test for amphetamines and a third positive test for a drug of abuse.

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14dEric Karabell

AFL notes: Profar, Meadows, Frazier climbing

Eric Karabell discusses Arizona Fall League performers such as the Rangers' Jurickson Profar, who is still an intriguing prospect.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25710th
On Base Percentage.3256th
Slugging Percentage.4139th
Earned Run Average4.2423rd
Quality Starts79Tied-17th

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