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CBS Sports
MLB news and rumors for Jan. 29: Rays still in on Ian Desmond?Here's all that's worth knowing around MLB for Friday, Jan. 29 ... SIGNINGS &
MLB news and rumors for Jan. 29: Rays still in on Ian Desmond?
CBS Sports / Posted 12 days ago
Here's all that's worth knowing around MLB for Friday, Jan. 29 ... SIGNINGS & AGREEMENTS Blue Jays: Signed INF Maicer Izturis to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training. Mets: Avoided arbitration with 2B Neil Walker by... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Rangers reach deal with LHP Diekman, sign RHP Steve JohnsonLeft-hander Jake Diekman and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a $1.255 million,
Rangers reach deal with LHP Diekman, sign RHP Steve Johnson
KXII Sherman / Posted 12 days ago
Left-hander Jake Diekman and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a $1.255 million, one-year contract and avoided salary arbitration. The team announced the deal Friday night. Diekman was acquired last season from Philadelphia along with ace Cole Hamels... Read more
13d
KCEN-TV
Super Bowl Tickets For a house? No Way! Brian Lusk’s phone has been ringing off the hook the past few days with peopl
Super Bowl Tickets For a house? No Way!
KCEN-TV / Posted 13 days ago
Brian Lusk’s phone has been ringing off the hook the past few days with people interested in his house. More >> Brian Lusk’s phone has been ringing off the hook the past... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Ranking Top World Series Contenders Heading into Feb.If the Texas Rangers have fallen off your radar, that's likely because of how l
Ranking Top World Series Contenders Heading into Feb.
Bleacher Report / Posted 14 days ago
If the Texas Rangers have fallen off your radar, that's likely because of how little they've done this offseason. Probably their biggest acquisition has been reliever Tom Wilhelmsen. But then, the Rangers didn't really need to do much this... Read more
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KCEN-TV
What Could the World of Sports Look Like in 25 Years? The "Future of Sports" is a 50-page document that imagines what's ahead in th
What Could the World of Sports Look Like in 25 Years?
KCEN-TV / Posted 15 days ago
The "Future of Sports" is a 50-page document that imagines what's ahead in the industry over the next 25 years. More >> The "Future of... Read more
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ESPN
Rangers, Tolleson avoid arbitration with new dealARLINGTON, Texas -- Closer Shawn Tolleson and the Texas Rangers have agreed to
Rangers, Tolleson avoid arbitration with new deal
ESPN / Posted 16 days ago
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Closer Shawn Tolleson and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a one-year contract worth $3,275,000, avoiding salary arbitration. Eligible for arbitration for the first time, Tolleson got a raise of more than $2.75 million with... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
New Pitching Coach Blown Away by DepthWhen you talk about the best bullpens in baseball, the Texas Rangers have to be
New Pitching Coach Blown Away by Depth
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 16 days ago
When you talk about the best bullpens in baseball, the Texas Rangers have to be right up at the top of the conversation, along with teams like the Royals and now the Yankees after they traded for Aroldis Chapman. New Rangers pitching coach Doug... Read more
16d
KXII Sherman
Rangers, closer Tolleson agree on nearly $3.3M contractThe Texas Rangers have agreed to a $3.275 million contract with closer Shawn To
Rangers, closer Tolleson agree on nearly $3.3M contract
KXII Sherman / Posted 16 days ago
The Texas Rangers have agreed to a $3.275 million contract with closer Shawn Tolleson, avoiding salary arbitration. Tolleson got a raise of more than $2.75 million with Monday's deal. He made $519,700 last year, slightly above the major league... Read more
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TSN
Rangers, Tolleson agree on nearly $3.3M dealARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers have agreed to a $3.275 million contract w
Rangers, Tolleson agree on nearly $3.3M deal
TSN / Posted 16 days ago
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers have agreed to a $3.275 million contract with closer Shawn Tolleson, avoiding salary arbitration. Tolleson got a raise of more than $2.75 million with Monday's deal. He made $519,700 last year, slightly above the... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Engagement: 'I Didn’t Know it Could be this Good' CHARLOTTE (USA TODAY SPORTS) — The only downside about Dale Earnhardt Jr. bei
Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Engagement: 'I Didn’t Know it Could be this Good'
KCEN-TV / Posted 19 days ago
CHARLOTTE (USA TODAY SPORTS) — The only downside about Dale Earnhardt Jr. being engaged? ... More... Read more
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Washington Nationals
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Washington Nationals / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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San Francisco Giants
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
San Francisco Giants / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Minnesota Twins
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Minnesota Twins / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Arizona Diamondbacks
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Arizona Diamondbacks / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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19d
Houston Astros
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Houston Astros / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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19d
Kansas City Royals
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Kansas City Royals / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Los Angeles Dodgers
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Los Angeles Dodgers / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Detroit Tigers
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Detroit Tigers / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Atlanta Braves
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Atlanta Braves / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Colorado Rockies
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Colorado Rockies / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Cleveland Indians
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Cleveland Indians / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Boston Red Sox
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Boston Red Sox / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Seattle Mariners
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Seattle Mariners / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Chicago White Sox
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Chicago White Sox / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Anaheim Angels
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Anaheim Angels / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Milwaukee Brewers
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Milwaukee Brewers / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Toronto Blue Jays
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Toronto Blue Jays / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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St. Louis Cardinals
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
St. Louis Cardinals / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Baltimore Orioles
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Baltimore Orioles / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Philadelphia Phillies
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Philadelphia Phillies / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Cincinnati Reds
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Cincinnati Reds / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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New York Mets
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
New York Mets / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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New York Yankees
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
New York Yankees / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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San Diego Padres
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
San Diego Padres / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Texas Rangers
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Texas Rangers / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Pittsburgh Pirates
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Pittsburgh Pirates / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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Oakland A's
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfor
Adrian Beltre upbeat at Rangers awards dinner
Oakland A's / Posted 19 days ago
"It's good," Beltre said. "It's just nice to get to the point where I am comfortable doing everything. We still have four weeks before Spring Training, but everything is going the way I want it to." Beltre looking sharp before tonight's Dr Pepper... Read more
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The Morning Call
Phillies using outfield to show pitching isn't only way to improve run preventionWhere do you start? When the team you're taking over as general manager has fi
Phillies using outfield to show pitching isn't only way to improve run prevention
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
Where do you start? When the team you're taking over as general manager has finished dead last, managing to escape the 100-loss plateau by just one game, there are going to be plenty of areas to address. Shortly after Matt Klentak was hired on Oct.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Aaron Nola, possible ace of 2016 Phillies rotation, headlines winter banquetBETHLEHEM — Just as the case was the last time the Phillies Winter Banquet came
Aaron Nola, possible ace of 2016 Phillies rotation, headlines winter banquet
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
BETHLEHEM — Just as the case was the last time the Phillies Winter Banquet came to town one year ago, the Lehigh Valley is bracing for a possible winter storm. But at least for a few hours, those inside the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Bills Hire NFL's First Female Full-Time Assistant Coach The Buffalo Bills have made NFL history. Lady Bears projected runner-up in c
Bills Hire NFL's First Female Full-Time Assistant Coach
KCEN-TV / Posted 21 days ago
The Buffalo Bills have made NFL history. Lady Bears projected runner-up in conference for the third straight seasonBaylor Softball Tabbed... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Cowboys Fans Create Online Campaign to Bring Manziel to Dallas Cowboys fans have established a movement online to bring embattled Cleveland
Cowboys Fans Create Online Campaign to Bring Manziel to Dallas
KCEN-TV / Posted 25 days ago
Cowboys fans have established a movement online to bring embattled Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel back... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Rangers Working on Moreland, Tolleson, Settle With ChirinosThe Rangers exchanged salary arbitration figures with first baseman Mitch Morel
Rangers Working on Moreland, Tolleson, Settle With Chirinos
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 26 days ago
The Rangers exchanged salary arbitration figures with first baseman Mitch Moreland and closer Shawn Tolleson on Friday, while agreeing on a $1.55 million contract with top catcher Robinson Chirinos. Texas also agreed to a one-year contract with... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Rangers agree to deals with catcher Chirinos, relief pitcher ScheppersARLINGTON (AP) — The Rangers avoided salary arbitration with Robinson Chirinos
Rangers agree to deals with catcher Chirinos, relief pitcher Scheppers
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
ARLINGTON (AP) — The Rangers avoided salary arbitration with Robinson Chirinos and Tanner Scheppers on Friday, agreeing to one-year contracts with their top catcher and a reliever. Chirinos, who will get $1.55 million, was limited by a left shoulder... Read more
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Texas Rangers
Rangers Agree to Terms With RHP Tanner ScheppersThe Texas Rangers today announced that the club has agreed to terms with right-
Rangers Agree to Terms With RHP Tanner Scheppers
Texas Rangers / Posted 27 days ago
The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Tanner Scheppers on a one-year contract for the 2016 season. No further terms were disclosed. Scheppers had been eligible for salary arbitration. With this... Read more
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The Morning Call
Top prospects Williams, Appel believe in selves, organizationWilliams, who grew up in Galveston, Texas, an hour south of Appel's hometown of
Top prospects Williams, Appel believe in selves, organization
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
Williams, who grew up in Galveston, Texas, an hour south of Appel's hometown of Houston, nearly opted to be a two-sport star at the University of Texas because football was his first passion. He committed to Texas A&M, but everything changed when... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
ZiPS Projections: CloserDan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections are a good measure of what to expect from pla
ZiPS Projections: Closer
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 28 days ago
Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections are a good measure of what to expect from players in the upcoming baseball season. We'll take a look at the Rangers' projections on a position-by-position basis. Szymborski can be found on Twitter at... Read more
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TSN
Rangers, Wilhelmsen agree to terms on one-yea $3.1 million dealARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms on a $3.1 million con
Rangers, Wilhelmsen agree to terms on one-yea $3.1 million deal
TSN / Posted 28 days ago
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms on a $3.1 million contract with right-hander Tom Wilhelmsen to avoid salary arbitration. Wilhelmsen's deal was announced Wednesday, when the Rangers also signed infielder Pedro Ciriaco to a... Read more
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Texas Rangers
Rangers sign RHP Tom Wilhelmsen to 2016 contract; sign INF Pedro Ciriaco to minor league contractThe Texas Rangers today announced that the club has agreed to terms with right-
Rangers sign RHP Tom Wilhelmsen to 2016 contract; sign INF Pedro Ciriaco to minor league contract
Texas Rangers / Posted 29 days ago
The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen on a one-year contract for the 2016 season. No further terms were disclosed. The Rangers have also signed infielder Pedro Ciriaco (pronounced... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Rangers agree to $3.1M deal with RHP Tom WilhelmsenARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms on a $3.1 millio
Rangers agree to $3.1M deal with RHP Tom Wilhelmsen
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 29 days ago
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms on a $3.1 million contract with right-hander Tom Wilhelmsen to avoid salary arbitration. Wilhelmsen's deal was announced Wednesday, when the Rangers also signed infielder Pedro Ciriaco... Read more
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Philly.com
MacPhail: Phillies much better off already"So I'm thinking, 'Man, we're going to have to do some serious work about augme
MacPhail: Phillies much better off already
Philly.com / Posted 29 days ago
"So I'm thinking, 'Man, we're going to have to do some serious work about augmenting the pitching,' " MacPhail said. By the end of July, the serious work had commenced. Closer Jonathan Papelbon had been traded to the Washington Nationals, an... Read more
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