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Academy Notebook: Coach spotlight: Dash Johnson; Youth Academy 18U fall programming

October 16, 2021

Coach spotlight: Dash Johnson As a former MLB Youth Academy athlete, coach Dash Johnson uses his experience playing for the Houston Astros Academy as motivation to coach the young kids he interacts with daily. Johnson credits his time at the Astros Academy for inspiring him to become a coach and

High-tech restrooms helped Globe Life Field elevate the fan experience during Rangers’ first regular season in new ballpark

October 15, 2021

ARLINGTON, Texas—(October 15 2021)—Whether Texas Rangers fans realized it or not, prior to the start of the 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season, significant steps were taken to further enhance their game-day experience and help improve their health and safety at Globe Life Field, the newest MLB ballpark. Specifically,

Academy Notebook: Coach spotlight: Joe Vasquez; Whataburger Rising Star Giovanca Frias; Team Championship Pitch, Hit & Run results

October 8, 2021

Coach spotlight: Joe Vasquez Inspired to give back to the community and share his knowledge of baseball acquired over a lifetime of playing, coach Joe Vasquez joined the Texas Rangers Youth Academy staff to impact young lives. In his second year coaching at the Academy, Vasquez has trained athletes of

Texas Rangers Instructional League team to play four Texas Universities to conclude 2021 schedule

Games scheduled at Texas Tech, Dallas Baptist, Baylor, and TCU, October 25-29
October 7, 2021

Arlington, Texas—The Texas Rangers today announced that the organization’s 2021 Instructional League program will conclude its schedule with four games against NCAA Division I universities during the last week of October. Texas’ Instructional League program in Surprise, Arizona began workouts on September 27 and is currently playing a 17-game schedule

Rangers send seven players to 2021 Arizona Fall League

October 6, 2021

Seven players from the Texas Rangers will participate for the Surprise Saguaros in the 2021 Arizona Fall League, Major League Baseball announced today. Right-handed pitchers Tim Brennan, Eudrys Manon, Spencer Mraz, and Owen White, and infielders Ezequiel Duran, Justin Foscue, and Sam Huff will play for the Saguaros when AFL

Texas Rangers announce 2021 team award recipients

Adolis García becomes first player in club history to win both Player and Rookie of the Year Awards in same season
October 6, 2021

Arlington, Texas -- The Texas Rangers today announced the recipients of the club’s 2021 team awards as selected by the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Outfielder Adolis García was selected as both the Rangers’ Player and Rookie of the Year, the first time in club

Texas Rangers statement on the passing of Eddie Robinson

October 5, 2021

Arlington, Texas—The Texas Rangers today issued the following statement on the passing of Eddie Robinson, who died Monday night at his ranch in Bastrop, Texas at the age of 100. “The Texas Rangers are incredibly saddened with the passing of the legendary Eddie Robinson, who spent nearly 70 years in

Academy Notebook: Three Academy athletes selected for Breakthrough Series; Whataburger Rising Star Rafael Carbajal

October 1, 2021

Youth Academy athletes selected for MLB Develops Softball Breakthrough Series Three of the Texas Rangers Youth Academy’s top softball players were selected to attend the invitation-only Breakthrough Series in Vero Beach. On Oct. 14, Ximena Zamarron, Tamya Waiters and Italia Ortiz will travel to the Jackie Robinson Training Complex in

Texas Rangers announce 2021 Minor League award winners

Honorees will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony on Saturday at Globe Life Field
October 1, 2021

Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers today announced the organization’s 2021 Minor League award winners: Tom Grieve Player of the Year – 1B/3B Dustin Harris Nolan Ryan Pitcher of the Year – RHP Cole Winn Reliever of the Year – RHP Nick Snyder Defender of the Year – SS/2B Luisangel

Texas Rangers statement on the passing of John 'Zonk' Lanzillo

September 30, 2021

Arlington, Texas—The Texas Rangers today issued the following statement on the passing of John “Zonk” Lanzillo, Jr., who died today in North Richland Hills, Texas at the age of 88. “Today is a very sad day for the Texas Rangers organization as we have lost one of our most loyal

Rangers to host Los Angeles Angels and Cleveland Indians in six-game homestand, September 28-October 3 at Globe Life Field

September 27, 2021

Arlington, Texas— The Texas Rangers return to Globe Life Field tomorrow, Tuesday, September 28, for the final homestand and final games of the 2021 season. The six-game homestand against the Angels and Indians will conclude on Sunday, October 3. The Rangers will host the Los Angeles Angels in a three-game

Academy Notebook: Whataburger Rising Stars; Pitch, Hit & Run Team Championship recap; Texas Rangers Youth Academy wins Jennie Finch Classic

September 24, 2021

Whataburger Rising Stars Hannah Pacheco, Josue Pina, Briana Rodriguez Every year the Texas Rangers Youth Academy partners with Whataburger for the Whataburger Rising Stars Program, highlighting exceptional moments from the Rangers RBI season. This summer, nine athletes were recognized for sportsmanship, on-field performance, academic excellence and displays of perseverance and

Texas Rangers Youth Academy softball wins third annual Jennie Finch Classic

September 19, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY­ – This weekend, the Texas Rangers Youth Academy sent its 17U All-Star softball team to Oklahoma City to compete in the Jennie Finch Classic. Hosted by one of softball’s greatest former pitchers, five teams from around the country gathered at the USA Softball Hall Fame Complex to participate

Academy Notebook: Texas Rangers softball to participate in Jennie Finch Classic; North Texas Giving Day

Fall training program; Whataburger Rising Star Christian Lopez
September 17, 2021

Texas Rangers softball to compete in Jennie Finch Classic This weekend Texas Rangers Youth Academy softball will participate in the Jennie Finch Classic in Oklahoma City. After a slight hiatus due to the pandemic, the tournament is back with games beginning Friday, Sept. 17. Major League Baseball and MLB Youth

Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation announces 2021 Globe Life Grant recipients

Texas Rangers, Globe Life and Bally Sports Southwest to distribute over $77,000 in grants to 14 nonprofit baseball and softball organizations across Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas. Grant Program recipients to be recognized on-field before the Rangers-White Sox game on Saturday, September 18.
September 16, 2021

Arlington, Texas— The Texas Rangers and Globe Life announced the 2021 Globe Life Baseball and Softball Grant Program recipients. More than $77,000 will be distributed to 14 nonprofit organizations across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas to support various projects. Grants can be used for equipment, construction projects, field renovations or other

Texas Rangers and Comerica Bank select CocoAndre Chocolatier as Comerica Call-Up contest winner

Cornbread Hustle and Game Theory selected as runners-up in Comerica Call-Up contest finals.
September 15, 2021

Arlington, Texas— The Texas Rangers and Comerica Bank today announced the winner of the Comerica Call-Up contest, aimed to support women-owned and minority-owned small businesses in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Dallas-based chocolate store CocoAndre Chocolatier was selected as the grand prize winner of this year’s contest. Owned by mother-daughter duo

Jose Trevino Named Texas Rangers Nominee for the 2021 Roberto Clemente Award

September 14, 2021

Arlington, TX -- Major League Baseball today announced that catcher Jose Trevino was named the Texas Rangers 2021 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, baseball's most prestigious individual honor for Major Leaguers.

Academy Notebook: Andrew Reece named Texas Rangers Youth of the Year; Academy to host Pitch, Hit & Run Team Championship at Globe Life Field

Youth Academy returns from Kansas City; Whataburger Rising Star Angelyna Grisham
September 10, 2021

Andrew Reece named 2021 Texas Rangers Youth of the Year On Saturday, Aug. 28, Andrew Recce was awarded the Texas Rangers Youth Academy’s top honors — 2021 Texas Rangers Youth of the Year, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors. Recce has been with the Texas Rangers Youth Academy for four

Texas Rangers announce changes to baseball operations structure

September 10, 2021

Arlington, TX -- Texas Rangers President of Baseball Operations Jon Daniels and Executive Vice President & General Manager Chris Young today announced several changes to the club’s baseball operations structure. Ross Fenstermaker has been promoted to Vice President/Assistant General Manager for Player Development and International Operations. In that role, Fenstermaker

Texas Rangers Youth Academy participates in Kansas City Negro League experience

Labor Day weekend trip includes visit to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and game with Kansas City Royals MLB Youth Academy
September 7, 2021

Kansas City, Mo. – This weekend, 15 Texas Rangers Youth Academy athletes participated in the first Negro Leagues Experience, presented by Comerica Bank. The team spent time exploring the history of baseball’s Negro Leagues, played a friendly game versus the Kansas City Royals Urban Youth Academy and saw Saturday night’s

Academy Notebook: Youth Academy to visit Kansas City; Chris Marcellus commits to Grambling State; Whataburger Rising Star Joseph Jones

September 3, 2021

Texas Rangers Youth Academy travels to KC This weekend, 15 Texas Rangers Youth Academy athletes will embark on an unforgettable trip to Kansas City. An itinerary full of baseball and history, the boys will visit the Negro Leagues Museum and play a couple of games along the way. With help

Texas Rangers Youth Academy’s Charity Vernon wins Major League Baseball "RBI for RBI" Scholarship

Charity Vernon selected as one of 12 national winners to receive a $20,000 college scholarship for commitment to the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) League
September 1, 2021

Arlington, Texas— Major League Baseball today announced the 12 winners for its “RBI for RBI” Scholarship program that rewards Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) alumni who have demonstrated both academic success and positive community involvement. Charity Vernon, a 2021 Rangers RBI Softball All-Star, was among those selected to receive

Rangers activate catcher Jonah Heim

LHP Hyeon-jong Yang returned to Triple-A Round Rock; Club signs RHP Chase Anderson to minor league contract
August 31, 2021

Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers today announced the following roster moves prior to Tuesday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies at Globe Life Field:

  • Catcher Jonah Heim activated from COVID-19 Related Injured List.
  • Left-handed pitcher Hyeon-jong Yang returned to Triple-A Round Rock.
  • Right-handed pitcher Chase Anderson

Rangers recall RHP A.J. Alexy and activate RHP Joe Barlow

August 30, 2021

Arlington, Texas -- The Texas Rangers today announced the following roster moves prior to Monday night’s series opener against the Rockies at Globe Life Field:

  • Right-handed pitcher A.J. Alexy recalled from Triple-A Round Rock.
  • Right-handed pitcher Joe Barlow activated from 10-day Injured List.
  • Infielder Andy Ibáñez placed

Academy Notebook: Rangers RBI Scholarship winner Braylen Jones; Whataburger Rising Star William Terry; Texas Rangers Equipment Drive ends Saturday

August 27, 2021

Braylen Jones wins Texas Rangers Youth Academy RBI Scholarship Each year the Texas Rangers Youth Academy awards the Rangers RBI Scholarship to two athletes who participate in the Rangers RBI summer league. This year, the scholarships are twice as big totaling $5,000 for each athlete to put towards their college