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Royals beats Giants 7-2 to tie World Series 1-all

Star Telegram (By RONALD BLUM) — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2...
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Forging a coaching staff continues for Rangers’ Banister

Star Telegram (By Jeff Wilson) — The new manager’s schedule included meetings with Steve Buechele and Dave Magadan.
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Blog Articles

Position Breakdown: Starting pitching

ESPN (Calvin Watkins) — Our series on breaking down the Texas Rangers position by position continues with a look at starting pitching.Starters: Yu Darvish, Matt Harrison, Derek Holland, Nick Martinez, Miles Mikolas,...
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Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister to meet with hitting instructor Dave Magadan about future

The Dallas Morning News (Evan Grant/reporter) — SURPRISE, Ariz. – The fate of Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux, whose contract expires within the next 10 days, and hitting instructor Dave Magadan should be determined within the week....
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Texas Rangers outfielder nominated for AFL award

The Dallas Morning News (Gerry Fraley) — Texas Rangers outfield prospect Nick Williams was nominated for the player of the week award in the Arizona Fall League. Williams hit .450 with six RBIs in 20 at-bats. The award went to first...
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Rebuilding not an option for the Rangers

ESPN (Calvin Watkins) — Rangers GM Jon Daniels is pretty direct in his expectations for his club in 2015: Win. Rebuilding isn’t an option.In four consecutive seasons, the Rangers won at least 90 games. In that...
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Position Breakdown: Outfield

ESPN (Calvin Watkins) — We continue our Position Series on the Rangers and look at the outfield.Outfielders: LF/RF Jim Adduci, CF/LF Michael Choice, LF Shin-Soo Choo, CF Leonys Martin, LF Daniel Robertson and LF Jake...
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Split between Texas Rangers, Bogar is unusual

The Dallas Morning News (Gerry Fraley) — The decision on Monday that Tim Bogar will not return to the Texas Rangers major-league coaching staff next season is a rarity. Bogar went 14-8 as interim manager after moving over form the...
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Bogar not returning to Texas Rangers major-league staff; Magadan not going to Yankees

The Dallas Morning News (Gerry Fraley) — Texas manager Tim Bogar, right, takes the ball from reliever Alex Claudio during the Oakland Athletics vs. the Texas Rangers major league baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Saturday,...
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Tim Bogar moves on from the Rangers

ESPN (Calvin Watkins) — The Texas Rangers announced Monday night that Tim Bogar will leave the organization.Bogar was hired in the offseason as the bench coach and took over as manager when Ron Washington resigned in...
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Report: Magadan out of running for Yankees job

ESPN (Calvin Watkins) — According to the New York Daily News, Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan will not become the New York Yankees hitting coach.Magadan had spoken with both New York teams about becoming their hitting...
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Could Cespedes be a fit with the Rangers?

ESPN (Calvin Watkins) — Over the weekend, the Boston Globe reported the possibility of Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes being on the trade block. Cespedes was part of the Jon Lester deal with Oakland at the trade...
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American Leaguers snub Colby Lewis

The Dallas Morning News (Gerry Fraley) — American League players apparently did not pay attention to what right-hander Colby Lewis did for the Texas Rangers this season. Lewis became the first pitcher in major-league history to return...
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New manager Jeff Banister is a fighter

ESPN (Calvin Watkins) — New Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister has the proper prospective on life. A two-game losing streak won’t get him down too much.Banister’s life was shaped by growing up in La Marque,...
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Position Breakdown: Infield

ESPN (Calvin Watkins) — Today we begin our offseason Rangers position series with a look at the infield.Infielders: SS Elvis Andrus, 3B Adrian Beltre, 1B Prince Fielder, 2B Ed Lucas, 1B Mitch Moreland, 2B Rougned Odor,...
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Texas Rangers teen-aged prospect makes smashing winter league debut

The Dallas Morning News (Gerry Fraley) — Nomar Mazara, a top prospect in the Texas Rangers’ organization, had a dynamic season debut in the Dominican Republic winter league on Sunday. Mazara reached base in all five plate...
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Texas Rangers outfielder emerges from winter-league slump

The Dallas Morning News (Gerry Fraley) — Jake Smolinski, a candidate for an outfield spot with the Texas Rangers next season, showed a sign of power on Friday night in the Mexico Pacific League. Smolinski launched a three-run homer for...
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First impresssions: Five really quick thoughts on new Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister

The Dallas Morning News (Evan Grant/reporter) — ARLINGTON – Our esteemed columnist – and I really mean that because he’s awesome – Kevin Sherrington will have a more well thought-out assessment of his impressions of new...
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Rangers moving on with Jeff Banister

ESPN (Calvin Watkins) — ARLINGTON, Texas -- It’s been a little more than a year since Nolan Ryan was involved in the decision making process for the Texas Rangers.There were some ties to Ryan around the ballpark...
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Notes: Scheppers ahead of schedule

ESPN (Calvin Watkins) — ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tanner Scheppers, the Rangers' 2014 opening day starter, who missed the majority of the season with elbow issues, threw a bullpen session on Friday.GM Jon Daniels said...
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‘Blue collar’ Jeff Banister: Rangers will show up to play, show up to win

The Dallas Morning News (Tommy Magelssen) — Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels, left, introduces new Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister during a news conference Friday at Globe Life Park in Arlington (Michael Ainsworth/Staff...
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Burning Questions: Who are the starting pitchers?

ESPN (Calvin Watkins) — We conclude our Five Burning Questions series of the Texas Rangers by looking at the starting rotation.Now that we know who the manager is, Jeff Banister, we can no longer speculate, well maybe we...
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