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Ibanez makes MLB Pipeline’s Top 10 2B Prospects list

MLBPipeline.com will unveil its 2017 Top 100 Prospects list on Saturday, Jan. 28, with a one-hour show on MLB Network at 8 p.m. ET. Leading up to the release, we look at baseball’s top 10 prospects at each position. He might have changed teams, but

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Q&A: Former scout Johnson on discovering Pudge

Sandy Johnson signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates out of high school in 1958, and he is quick to point out on that the following year, while playing for Class D San Angelo/Roswell, he tied for fifth on the team in home runs with Willie Stargell. They each

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Snider inks Minor League deal with Rangers

ARLINGTON — The Rangers signed veteran outfielder Travis Snider to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training, the club announced on Friday. Snider, a left-handed hitter, is an eight-year Major League veteran with the Blue Jays, P

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Raymond named new lead TV broadcaster

ARLINGTON — Dave Raymond is taking over as the Rangers’ lead television broadcaster and former pitcher C.J. Nitkowski is joining as an analyst, the club announced on Friday. Raymond replaces Steve Busby, who had been a part of Rangers broadcas

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Rangers announce Winter Caravan schedule

ARLINGTON — The Rangers will make 12 Winter Caravan stops at various Academy Sports + Outdoors stores over the next three weeks, as well as visiting both their Triple-A affiliate in Round Rock and Double-A team in Frisco. Manager Jeff Banister will

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Ryan helped form historic ’99 Hall class

It’s been just under two decades since George Brett, Nolan Ryan and Robin Yount were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame as part of a historic class. Thursday marks the 18th anniversary of the election of the Hall of Fame Class of 1999, wh

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Napoli, Ross remain firmly on Rangers’ radar

ARLINGTON — Free-agent first baseman Mike Napoli and pitcher Tyson Ross appear to be exactly what the Rangers are looking for in the waning weeks of the offseason. That doesn’t mean the Rangers will be able to land either — especially if

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Rangers tab HKS to design new ballpark

ARLINGTON — The Rangers have hired the architectural design firm of Dallas-based HKS to design their new ballpark. The goal is to create a new “benchmark” for new baseball parks in the future with the focus being on an intimate old-style

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Pudge’s impact on teams was Hall-worthy

Quick study? No question. In the decade he was in his prime, everything about Ivan Rodriguez was quick. Quick feet. Quick hands. Quick bat. Quick to the big leagues. • Complete Hall of Fame coverage Rodriguez, who was nicknamed “Pudge” short

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Rangers look to take next step in 2017

ARLINGTON — The Rangers have played past 162 games in six of the past seven years. That impressive run includes four division titles, two pennants, one American League Wild Card playoff and one tiebreaker game. All that is missing is a World Series

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