Game 6 is immortal, but Game 5 of the 2011 World Series was baseball’s best With sports shut down due to coronavirus, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram will run a special weekly series from staffers on the best games they ever witnessed or covered. When the ball off Mike Napoli’s bat dropped into the right center field gap, the Texas Rangers were going to win the 2011 World Series. Seldom does sound generate feel.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 10:00 am
Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo is stepping up to help protect the livelihoods of minor league players who have been disrupted by Covid-19. Choo is giving each player in the Rangers’ minor league system $1,000, all because he remembers walking in their shoes. Clubs have pledged to pay their minor-leaguers $400 per week until the end of May, leaving many unsure of what will happen afterward.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 6:08 pm
Coronavirus quarantining got a lot more painful for one baseball player this week. Texas Rangers pitcher James Jones tore the patella tendon in his right knee Monday after tripping over one of his son’s toys and falling awkwardly, according to MLB.com. The 31-year-old former LIU star underwent season-ending surgery Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined until spring training 2021.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 5:27 pm
Todd Frazier is just like the rest of us. The New Jersey native and current Texas Rangers third baseman is trying to stay sane during the coronavirus pandemic, keep in shape and handle the uncertainty of the Major League Baseball season without any certainty on how or when normal will return. In a chat with MLB Tonight on MLB Network, Fraizer let the hosts in on what he’s been up to.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 12:08 pm
Rangers veteran Shin-Soo Choo is helping out financially strapped minor league players with the season on hold, giving $1,000 each to 191 of them who are in the Texas organization. Choo said Wednesday that he remembers the financial struggles when he was in the minors. The 37-year-old outfielder-designated hitter hopes the gifts will help ease those worries for the current minor leaguers, most he has never met, allowing them to stay focused on their baseball careers instead of having to figure o…
Posted: April 3, 2020, 2:01 am
Ed Farmer, the Chicago White Sox broadcaster and former major league pitcher, has passed away. He was 70. Farmer, a big righthander who threw hard and not very accurately, spent 11 years in the majors, including a brief stint with the Texas Rangers.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 1:56 pm
I don’t think a lot of teams are in that situation. So, that’s definitely an advantage for us. Woodward also talked about how he has been communicating with the team and staff.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 10:53 am
Will Corey Kluber bounce back? How will the new park compare to the old one? Dalton Del Don previews the Texas Rangers.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 3:23 pm