Texas Rangers set record for most strikeouts through three games

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

The Texas Rangers are off to a fast start on the mound this season. On Wednesday night they broke the major league record for the most strikeouts by a team in the first three games of a season. The Rangers bested the Houston Astros 4-0 on Wednesday night while striking out ...

Boston Red Sox, Ryan Dempster agree to $26.5 million deal

Friday, December 14th, 2012

The Boston Red Sox added to their starting rotation on Thursday by agreeing to a two-year, $26.5 million deal with Ryan Dempster. Dempster, who will turn 36 in May, spent most of the last nine years with the Chicago Cubs, before finishing the 2012 season with the Texas Rangers. Dempster wasn't bad ...

Josh Hamilton: Seattle Mariners making big push for slugger

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Just when it seemed clear that the suitors for Josh Hamilton had been narrowed down, a new team has jumped in out of nowhere and completely upset things. The Seattle Mariners have reportedly swooped in and offered the top bat on the free agent market a three-year contract worth somewhere ...

New York Mets: R.A. Dickey likely to be traded

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

R.A. Dickey won the 2012 National League Cy Young Award for the New York Mets, but just a few weeks after taking home that hardware, the 38-year-old knuckleballer is likely on his way out of Queens. Apparently as many as eight teams have approached Mets general manager Sandy Alderson about ...

Yu Darvish won’t pitch for Japan in World Baseball Classic

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish will not pitch for Japan in the World Baseball Classic this coming spring, he has instead decided to focus on preparing for his second major league season. Darvish issued a statement on Tuesday claiming he made the decision after deliberating and discussing his options with coaches. ...

Texas Rangers: Yu Darvish gets 15th win, 200th strikeout of season

Friday, September 14th, 2012

When the Texas Rangers signed Yu Darvish this offseason it was thought he could be a huge piece to the team's postseason puzzle, especially after the loss of staff ace C.J. Wilson to the Los Angeles Angels. Well, Darvish has been fantastic during his first season in the majors and ...

Roy Oswalt, Texas Rangers Agree to Minor League Deal

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Roy Oswalt will, indeed, pitch this season. The 34-year-old right-hander has reportedly reached a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers. If he passes a physical the three-time All-Star will join Triple-A Round Rock this week. The deal was announced during the Rangers' game against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Oswalt ...

Ivan Rodriguez to Announce Retirement

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez, whose 21-year major league career included a record 13 Gold Gloves at catcher, will reportedly announce his retirement on Monday. The 40-year-old Rodriguez played his final two seasons for the Washington Nationals (from 2010-11) and is currently a free agent. He is a 14-time All-Star and at the ...