Rangers Press Releases
Friday, August 29, 2014
Rangers place Adduci on 7-day Concussion DL; Purchase contract of Rua
The Texas Rangers today announced that 1B-OF Jim Adduci has been placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list. To replace Adduci on the active roster, Texas has purchased the contract of INF-OF Ryan Rua from Triple-A Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League.
Rangers extend player development agreement with Hickory Crawdads through 2018
The Texas Rangers today announced that the organization has extended its Player Development Agreement with the Low-A Hickory Crawdads of the South Atlantic League for four years through the 2018 season.
Details announced for 2014 Eli Young Band House Party on Nov. 8
Eli Young Band and the Texas Rangers today officially announced the details of the second annual Eli Young Band House Party, which will take place on Saturday, November 8 at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
Pelicans put four on year-end All-Star Team
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AUGUST 28, 2014) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are pleased to announce that four Pelicans have been named to the Carolina League Year-End All-Star team, and slugging third baseman Joey Gallo has also been named league MVP, despite a call-up to Double-A before the All-Star Break. The Pelicans, tied with the Potomac Nationals, had the most players named to the team, as catcher Jorge Alfaro and outfielders Chris Garia and Nick Williams also made the All-Star roster. Gallo still leads the league in homers with 21, doing so in just 58 games with the Birds.
Rangers extend player development agreement with Spokane Indians through 2016
The Texas Rangers announced that the organization has extended its Player Development Agreement with the Short Season-A Spokane Indians of the Northwest League through the 2016 season.
Choo done for season; Rangers call up outfielder Choice
The Texas Rangers today announced that outfielder Shin-Soo Choo has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 24, with a bone spur in his left elbow.
Rangers trade Geovany Soto to Oakland
The Texas Rangers announced today that the club has traded catcher Geovany Soto to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for cash considerations.
Rangers trade C Chris Gimenez to Indians in exchange for future considerations
The Texas Rangers announced this afternoon that the club has traded catcher Chris Gimenez (pronounced JIM-ehn-ehz) to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for future considerations. Gimenez has been assigned from Triple-A Round Rock to the Indians' major league roster.
Cano, Jones, Puig, Pujols to participate in All-star Series 2014
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today that MLB All-Stars Robinson Cano of the Seattle Mariners, Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles, Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will be among the group of accomplished Major Leaguers who will travel to Japan this November to play a five-game series against "Samurai Japan" (Japan's National Team) in "All-Star Series 2014." The MLB All-Stars will be led by Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington, who led the Rangers to back-to-back American League pennants in 2010 and 2011.