Gallo’s Power A Must-See In Rangers Camp
Rangers pitchers throw live batting practice beginning with the first workout each spring, and those pitchers in big league camp need hitters to face. The second workout last month gave 19-year-old Joey Gallo the opportunity to face pitchers vying for spots on the Opening Day roster.
Rangers’ Tepesch Attempts To Follow Ross’ Lead
The Rangers have no shortage of bullpen openings this year, and no shortage of candidates vying for those spots. All are hopeful, including a righthander who followed Robbie Ross' 2011 minor league blueprint.
Rangers’ Buckel Hones His Craft At Baseball Ranch
The Texas Baseball Ranch in Houston doesn't sound like a place where a kid from Southern California would spend his offseason, but it's a perfect fit for Cody Buckel.
Perez Sets His Sights On Rangers’ Rotation
Martin Perez can talk and talk when given the chance, but he didn't mince words during the Rangers' annual winter pitching camp at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
Rangers Look For A Starter To Step Forward
The organizational depth general manager Jon Daniels and his staff have assembled the past few years is enough to trade for top-tier big league talent. But if there's one thing missing from the system it's a dominant starter.
Martin, Profar Should Get Chances With Rangers
The week that followed the Winter Meetings would hardly be deemed a success for the Rangers, but it was pretty good for prospects Jurickson Profar and Leonys Martin.
Rangers Will Give Garcia A Look In Center
General manager Jon Daniels slipped in a surprise name during the Winter Meetings while running down the Rangers' depth at center field, and he wasn't delirious from all the rumors and recycled air at the Opryland hotel.
De Los Santos Could Help Rays In Relief
Frank De Los Santos was one of the first players signed after the Rays opened their academy in the Dominican Republic. And he could soon pay off big.
Gallo Could Force Rangers To Make Decisions
Joey Gallo had all the markings of a first-round pick in the 2012 draft, but a college commitment to Louisiana State dropped him beyond the initial 31 picks and into the compensation round.
Winter Ball Could Open Opportunities For Young Rangers
While the Rangers have shown that they have deep pockets and are expected to be big spenders this winter, they also plan to give their top prospects a chance to make the 2013 roster. To that end, three of those prospects will extend their seasons in the Dominican League.
Rangers’ Next Wave Makes Early Impression
Another round of the fall instructional league has passed, but five Rangers prospects who occasionally shared the same round of batting practice left a lasting impression.
Rangers’ Font Gets The Good Feeling Back
As most who have had their ulnar collateral ligament operated on would say, it typically takes 18 months to get the pre-operation feeling back. Righthander Wilmer Font hit that deadline this season after having Tommy John surgery in October 2010 and performed like the highly rated prospect the Rangers believed they had signed in 2006.
Jairo Beras Gets Rangers Career Underway
The Rangers' fall instructional league program was under way, and so too their effort to crank up the development of outfielder Jairo Beras.
Profar Delivers On Lofty Expectations For Rangers
Jeff Wilson selects end-of-season award winners for the Rangers system, selecting the Best Player, Best Pitcher and a player to keep an eye on.
Rangers Look To Trio Of Young Backstops
But the length of any deal handed out to Mike Napoli this offseason by the Rangers could be affected by how quickly they believe their class of young catchers can develop into major leaguers.
Rangers Punch Up Offense With Olt
The prospect whom the Rangers wouldn't include in any deal leading up to the July 31 trade deadline found himself on the big league roster just two days after the annual swap meet.
Rangers’ Guzman, Mazara Learning Their Way In AZL
The Jairo Beras signing and suspension has been the biggest story among international prospects this year, but only a year ago, the Rangers made a splash by committing more than $8 million to Nomar Mazara and Ronald Guzman.