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Rangers announce Opening Day pregame events

12:23 PM CDT

The Texas Rangers today announced the details of the pre-game ceremonies for the club’s 26th and final home opener at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Thursday, March 28 versus the Chicago Cubs. The Rangers’ 48th overall opener in Arlington will begin at 3:05 p.m. All tickets have been sold

Academy Notebook: Dallas natives lived out Globe Life Park dreams in MLB GRIT Invitational

March 15, 2019

Growing up as a Rangers fan, Tatyana Beltran always looked up to Pudge Rodriguez. On Friday, March 8, Beltran donned her own catchers gear and a jersey bearing the number 7 to catch a baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

Globe Life, Fox Sports Southwest and Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation continue grant program partnership in 2019

March 11, 2019

Globe Life, FOX Sports Southwest, and the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation will once again partner to provide grants to baseball and softball programs throughout the five-state region. This season, the Rangers Foundation and Globe Life, with support from FOX Sports Southwest, will once again accept proposals for grants from nonprofit

Texas Rangers announce plans to build baseball housing facility in Surprise, Arizona

68,000 square-foot facility will also include classrooms and meeting space
March 8, 2019

The Texas Rangers today announced the details of plans to build a new baseball housing and meeting facility adjacent to the team’s complex in Surprise, Arizona. The multi-story, 68,280 square-foot facility will include housing for as many as 180 Texas Rangers organizational players and staff as well as classroom and

Academy notebook 3/8/19

Dallas natives Zamarron, Gonzalez & Beltran set for MLB Grit Invitational
March 8, 2019

A trio of Dallas natives are set to take the field today at Globe Life Park in Arlington as part of the first ever MLB Grit High School Girls Baseball Invitational. For Life Waxahachie sophomore Tatyana Beltran, the opportunity to play at Globe Life Park will be a highlight of

Rangers sign Jose Leclerc to 4-year extension

Extension covers 2019-22 with club options for 2023-24
March 6, 2019

The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has signed right-handed pitcher José Leclerc to a four-year contract extension through 2022 with club options for the 2023 and 2024 seasons. Financial terms were not disclosed, per club policy. The 25-year-old reliever was selected the 2018 Rangers Pitcher of the Year

Rangers acquire Zack Granite from Twins

Team sends Xavier Moore, cash to Minnesota; Scott Heineman placed on 60-day injured list
March 3, 2019

The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has acquired outfielder Zack Granite from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for right-handed pitcher Xavier Moore and cash considerations. To make room on the Major League roster for Granite, the team has placed outfielder Scott Heineman on the 60-day injured list for

Academy Notebook

Zamarron set to Represent Academy at MLB Grit Invitational
March 1, 2019

When the Texas Rangers host the first ever MLB Grit High School Girls Baseball Invitational at Globe Life Park in Arlington and the Texas Rangers Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota, from March 7 through 10, more than 60 participants will make the trek from all

Fox Sports Southwest and Texas Rangers continue University Days partnership for sixth season 

Seven universities in FOX Sports Southwest’s coverage territory will participate
February 28, 2019

For the sixth season the Texas Rangers and FOX Sports Southwest are partnering to bring Texas Rangers University Days to Globe Life Park in Arlington. The discounted ticket promotion gives selected universities in FSSW’s coverage territory the opportunity for fans, students and alumni to attend a special themed “game day”

Texas Rangers announce 2019 theme nights schedule

February 27, 2019

The Texas Rangers today announced the schedule of special Theme Night ticket offers for the 2019 season. The lineup includes more than 30 games for which a Theme Night ticket purchase unlocks access to unique Rangers-themed items. Police Night on Saturday, March 30 with the Chicago Cubs in town will

Texas Rangers announce 2019 promotions schedule and ticket specials

Individual tickets for all games except home opener go on sale Friday morning at 9:00 a.m.; Rangers will celebrate final year at Globe Life Park in Arlington with 15 giveaways
February 26, 2019

On Tuesday, the Texas Rangers announced the club’s 2019 full promotions schedule for the final season of play at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The team also announced several 2019 individual game ticket specials. Individual tickets for all 2019 games at Globe Life Park in Arlington except the home opener

Rangers sign free agent infielder Logan Forsythe to Minor League contract with invitation to Major League Spring Training 

Texas now has 68 players on Spring Training roster
February 26, 2019

On Tuesday, the Rangers announced the signing of infielder Logan Forsythe (#41) to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training camp. Forsythe, 32, split last season with the Dodgers and Twins, batting .232 with 2 home runs and 27 RBI in 120 games. He had

Rangers Youth Academy notebook, February 22

12U team taking the show on the road
February 22, 2019

For participants at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota, development this winter isn’t restricted to just the hours when the winter training program is in session. For one group of 12U boys, that development will go on the road this weekend, as

High school baseball, softball in full swing at Rangers Youth Academy

High school baseball and softball is underway at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota.
February 15, 2019

High school baseball and softball is underway at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota. After practicing and playing their home games at the Academy in 2018, Pinkston High School once again calls the facility home in 2019. The Academy also supports scheduling

Rangers sign free agent INF Matt Davidson and OF Hunter Pence

The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has signed free agents Matt Davidson and Hunter Pence to minor league contracts with invitations to major league spring training camp.
February 7, 2019

The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has signed free agents Matt Davidson and Hunter Pence to minor league contracts with invitations to major league spring training camp.   Davidson, 27, is expected to work as a position player this spring while continuing to extend an offseason program in

Texas Rangers announce limited time 10-game plan opportunity

The Texas Rangers today announced a limited time offer 10-Game Plan that includes free tickets for Opening Day and the final home game at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
February 6, 2019

The Texas Rangers today announced a limited time offer 10-Game Plan that includes free tickets for Opening Day and the final home game at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The offer is only available Friday, February 8 through Monday, February 11.      With purchase of the 10-Game Plan, fans

Texas Rangers announce date for ceremony to retire Adrian Beltre's No. 29

The Texas Rangers announced today that the club will retire the uniform number 29 of third baseman Adrian Beltre prior to the game with the Oakland A's on Saturday, June 8.
February 5, 2019

Arlington, Texas -- The Texas Rangers announced today that the club will retire the uniform number 29 of third baseman Adrian Beltre prior to the game with the Oakland A's on Saturday, June 8.   The Rangers and A's play at 8:05 p.m. that night at Globe Life Park in

Texas Rangers to host inaugural MLB Grit Invitational

The Texas Rangers today announced plans to host the first ever MLB Grit event at Globe Life Park in Arlington and the Texas Rangers Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex Presented by Toyota in West Dallas from Thursday, March 7 through Sunday, March 10.
February 4, 2019

The Texas Rangers today announced plans to host the first ever MLB Grit event at Globe Life Park in Arlington and the Texas Rangers Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex Presented by Toyota in West Dallas from Thursday, March 7 through Sunday, March 10.In addition to hosting the event,

Rangers sign free agent RHP Jason Hammel to Minor League contract

The Texas Rangers announced Friday that the club has signed free agent right-handed pitcher Jason Hammel to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training camp. Additionally, outfielder John Andreoli was acquired by the San Francisco Giants in a waiver claim.
February 1, 2019

The Texas Rangers announced Friday that the club has signed free agent right-handed pitcher Jason Hammel to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training camp. Additionally, outfielder John Andreoli was acquired by the San Francisco Giants in a waiver claim. The 36-year-old Hammel has spent

Academy notebook 2/1/2019

Athletes at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota, were treated to a surprise when they arrived for their regularly scheduled winter programming last week.
February 1, 2019

Athletes at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota, were treated to a surprise when they arrived for their regularly scheduled winter programming last week.   Texas Rangers players, in town for their own mini-camps which were also held at the facility, served

Fox Sports SW will televise eight Texas Rangers Spring Training games in 2019

FOX Sports Southwest announced its 2019 Texas Rangers spring training broadcast schedule on Thursday.
January 31, 2019

FOX Sports Southwest announced its 2019 Texas Rangers spring training broadcast schedule on Thursday.    The network will televise a total of eight spring training games beginning Thursday, Feb. 28, with the Rangers visiting the Los Angeles Angels at 2:00 p.m. CT. The schedule also includes exclusive coverage of the

Rangers to utilize synthetic grass playing surface for new Globe Life Field

On Thursday, the Texas Rangers announced that the club will install a specially designed synthetic grass playing surface for the new Globe Life Field which opens in March 2020.
January 31, 2019

On Thursday, the Texas Rangers announced that the club will install a specially designed synthetic grass playing surface for the new Globe Life Field which opens in March 2020. The decision to utilize a synthetic grass playing surface was made after the Rangers organization completed almost two years of research

Rangers sign free agent RHP Shawn Kelley to one-year contract

The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has signed free agent right-handed pitcher Shawn Kelley to a one-year contract for 2019 that includes a club option for the 2020 season.
January 29, 2019

The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has signed free agent right-handed pitcher Shawn Kelley to a one-year contract for 2019 that includes a club option for the 2020 season. Financial terms were not disclosed, per club policy.   To make room on the major league roster for Kelley,

Schedule announced for high school baseball games at Academy

The Texas Rangers today announced the schedule of high school baseball games that will be played at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota this season.
January 26, 2019

The Texas Rangers today announced the schedule of high school baseball games that will be played at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota this season.After practicing and playing their home games at the Academy in 2018, Pinkston High School will once again

Rangers to retire uniform number of Adrian Beltre

The Texas Rangers announced Friday evening that the club will have a ceremony during the 2019 season to retire the uniform number 29 of third baseman Adrian Beltre.
January 25, 2019

The Texas Rangers announced Friday evening that the club will have a ceremony during the 2019 season to retire the uniform number 29 of third baseman Adrian Beltre.The announcement was made at the conclusion of Friday night's 2019 Dr Pepper Texas Rangers Winter Warmup at Texas Live!.Beltre will become the