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 ...

Texas Rangers Unveil Massive Wieners

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Sorry, perverts. This isn't some Deadspin-style expose where we hid in Mike Napoli's locker with a camera and a tape measure. This is a story about hot dogs. Specifically, the one-pound hot dogs that will be offered at Rangers Ballpark this season. Yes, you read correctly. Because the one thing America doesn't ...

Will Venable, Yu Darvish Not Fans of Each Other

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable being the first hitter faced by $100 million Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish isn't exactly the kind of confrontation you'll be telling your grandkids about. Or even your coworkers. But that doesn't mean Venable and Darvish can't turn this into the kind of feud only ...

Even After Signing Darvish, Rangers Still Want Prince Fielder

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

The Texas Rangers made a big move Wednesday afternoon by signing Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish to a six-year, $60 million deal. When considering the posting fee paid just to negotiate with the right-hander, that means the Rangers spent over $110 million to get Darvish on board. After spending that kind of ...