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Lone Star Ball 9 hours ago
Daniel Bard attempting another comeback

Daniel Bard attempting another comeback

Photo by Jamie Squire/ Former Red Sox reliever turned Steve Blass Disease victim Daniel Bard has signed a minor league deal with the Rockies MLB Rumors: Daniel Bard, the former Boston Red Sox relief pitcher who had a brief stint in the minors with the Texas Rangers, has signed a minor league deal with the Colorado Rockies, per reports, as he makes his latest attempt at a comeback. The Daniel Bard story is an unfortunate one...the 34 year old righthander was a first round pick of the Boston Red Sox in 2006, and broke into the big league bullpen for Boston in 2009. After being a quality...
Lone Star Ball 9 hours ago
Spring Training Game Thread: Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners

Spring Training Game Thread: Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners

Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports Palumbo time in Peoria The Texas Rangers travel to the spring home of the Seattle Mariners in Peoria this afternoon for their first true road outing in Arizona of 2020. Lefty youngster Joe Palumbo will make the start for Texas against LHP Yusei Kikuchi for the rival Mariners. A lineup: Sunday vs. SEA at Peoria: Choo DH, Solak 8, Gallo 9, Frazier 5, Odor 4, Bird 3, Duffy 6, Taveras 7, Federowicz 2, Palumbo 1— John Blake (@RangerBlake) February 23, 2020 Hey, look at that. Joey Gallo AND Leody Taveras! You can follow along on Gameday or listen to the game...
Lone Star Ball Feb 22, 2020
B Game tomorrow replaces rainout today

B Game tomorrow replaces rainout today

Max Faulkner/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Tribune News Service via Today’s game has been canceled due to rain, and so there will be an additional B game tomorrow Well, no game for the Texas Rangers today, as today’s game between the Texas Rangers and the Milwaukee Brewers has been canceled due to rain. John Blake said on Twitter that this is the first rainout for the Rangers at Surprise since 2006. To get folks some innings, at bats, etc., the Rangers have scheduled a B Game tomorrow with the Kansas City Royals (also rained out today). Blake says it is tentatively scheduled for 10...
Lone Star Ball Feb 21, 2020
Danny Santana leaves game with calf tightness

Danny Santana leaves game with calf tightness

Photo by Christian Petersen/ Rangers infielder/outfielder Danny Santana left today’s spring training game with a tight left calf Danny Santana, the Texas Rangers’ infielder/outfielder who appears at this point to be the Rangers’ primary center fielder in 2020 by default, left today’s spring training game due to left calf tightness. The move is said to be precautionary and not thought to be serious, per the beats, and no one seems to be concerned. This early in the spring, there’s no reason to push a player with muscle tightness — everyone is just getting into the swing of...
Lone Star Ball Feb 21, 2020
Battle For Surprise 2020 Game Thread: Rangers “at” Royals

Battle For Surprise 2020 Game Thread: Rangers “at” Royals

Photo by Christian Petersen/ Actual baseball in Arizona Away we go. At long last, the Texas Rangers will start playing baseball today against the Kansas City Royals in Surprise, Arizona. We’re due for some Rangers action practically every day for the next seven months, and if something extremely fun and wild happens, maybe we’ll get an eighth month out of the bargain. The Rangers open their Cactus League slate as the road team despite the game being played at Surprise Stadium as the home team will be their rude roommates from KC. LHP Kolby Allard will take the mound for the maiden...