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Academy Notebook: Academy All-Star squads head to RBI Southwest Regionals

July 17, 2019

Teams from the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota, are set to hit the road again this weekend, bound for Austin to participate in the RBI Southwest Regionals from Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21. Made up of All-Stars from the Academy’s

Rangers activate OF Hunter Pence, select contract of RHP Taylor Guerrieri from Nashville

LHP Jesse Biddle placed on injured list, OF Willie Calhoun optioned to Nashville
July 16, 2019

Arlington, Texas – The Texas Rangers today announced the following four transactions: • Outfielder Hunter Pence activated from 10-day injured list • Right-handed pitcher Taylor Guerrieri (#46) contract selected from Triple-A Nashville • Left-handed pitcher Jesse Biddle placed on 10-day injured list, retroactive to Monday, with left shoulder fatigue •

Globe Life Field construction update

July 16, 2019

Construction Status: Roof Steel: • The first retractable roof truss is now complete. The final section of the first retractable roof truss was installed on Monday. (see attached photos) • The completed 3.3 million pound retractable roof truss will be moved west down the rail this Sunday. • Installation of

Texas Rangers announce rescheduling of July 1 postponement

Rangers and Los Angeles Angels will play a split doubleheader on Tuesday, August 20 with games at 1:05 and 7:05 p.m. CT
July 14, 2019

Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers today announced the rescheduled date for the Monday, July 1 postponement with the Los Angeles Angels at Globe Life Park in Arlington. That game was postponed following the tragic passing of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs earlier that day. The July 1 game will be

Rangers acquire 2B Nick Solak from Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for RHP Pete Fairbanks

Solak does not go on the 40-man roster and has been assigned to Nashville
July 13, 2019

Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has acquired second baseman Nick Solak (pronounced SO-lack) from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for right-handed pitcher Pete Fairbanks. Solak, who does not go on the Rangers’ 40-man roster, has been assigned to Triple-A Nashville. Solak, 24, has

Academy Notebook: Academy softball players head to Elite Development Invitational

July 12, 2019

When Samantha Rodriguez received a congratulations text from her softball coach earlier this spring, she wasn’t sure what she’d done to earn the message. But a call to her mom revealed that it was because Rodriguez had been selected to participate in the Elite Development Invitational. “I was so excited

Rangers to host Astros and D-backs during 6-game homestand, July 11-17

Friday Fireworks, “The ’96 Clinch” Juan Gonzalez Bobblehead Giveaway, Dallas Stars Theme Night Highlight Homestand
July 10, 2019

Arlington, Texas — Baseball returns from the All-Star Break with the Texas Rangers back at Globe Life Park on Thursday, July 11 to open a six-game homestand against the Houston Astros and Arizona Diamondbacks. The Astros are in town first for another installment of the Texas Lottery Silver Boot Series

Texas Rangers announce special 'Score Like It's 1994' ticket offer

Throwback pricing available for all Sunday-Thursday home games through Sept. 1
July 10, 2019

Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers are throwing back ticket prices to the year the ballpark opened, with a special “Score Like It’s 1994” ticket offer. FOX Sports Southwest presents the special “Score Like It’s 1994” ticket offer, available starting this Sunday, July 14th against Houston. With just 35 home

Kyle Dowdy and Isiah Kiner-Falefa transferred from Nashville to Frisco on injury rehab assignment

July 8, 2019

Arlington, Texas—The Texas Rangers today announced that RHP Kyle Dowdy and C Isiah Kiner-Falefa have been transferred from Triple-A Nashville to Double-A Frisco on injury rehabilitation assignment, effective today. Nashville is on the Triple-A All-Star break. Dowdy was placed in the 10-day injured list on June 4, retroactive to June

Texas Rangers prospect Sam Huff named Most Valuable Player of 2019 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Cleveland’s Progressive Field

Down East catcher hits game-tying two-run homer in seventh inning
July 7, 2019

Cleveland, Ohio—Texas Rangers prospect Sam Huff has been selected as the recipient of the Larry Doby Award as the Most Valuable Player of the 2019 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which was played on Sunday evening at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Huff, who plays for Class High-A Down East in the

Rangers Recall LHP Joe Palumbo From Nashville, Option RHP Pedro Payano To Nashville

Palumbo is expected to pitch in today’s first half finale
July 7, 2019

Minneapolis, Minn. — The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has recalled left-handed pitcher Joe Palumbo (#62) from Triple-A Nashville and optioned right-handed pitcher Pedro Payano to Nashville. Palumbo is expected to make his third major league appearance in today’s 1:10 CT series finale against the Twins. Palumbo has

2019 MLB All-Star Jennie Finch Classic results

Games of July 6, 2019
July 6, 2019

At Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio Cincinnati 9, Texas Rangers Youth Academy 5 Texas Rangers Youth Academy 2, Philadelphia 1

2019 MLB All-Star Commissioner’s Cup results

Games of July 6, 2019
July 6, 2019

At Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio Philadelphia Phillies 8, Texas Rangers Youth Academy 0 Texas Rangers Youth Academy 3, Cleveland Indians 2

Final results for Texas Rangers representatives at All-Star Week youth activities

July 6, 2019

The 2019 MLB Pitch Hit & Run National Finals were held today, Saturday, July 6, at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, and a Rangers representative walked away with first place. Abilene, Texas, native Aurora Cobb took first in the 7/8 Softball Division. Cobb participated in the Team Championship round held

Rangers Select Contract of RHP Pedro Payano From Nashville, Option LHP Locke St. John to Nashville

INF Patrick Wisdom designated for assignment
July 6, 2019

Minneapolis, Minn. — The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Pedro Payano (#51) from Triple-A Nashville. Payano will be active for today’s 1:10 CT game against the Twins, seeking his major league debut. To make room on the active roster for Payano,

Texas Rangers Youth Academy Commissioner's Cup and Jennie Finch Classic results, Day 1

July 5, 2019

2019 MLB ALL-STAR COMMISSIONER’S CUP RESULTS Games of July 5, 2019 At League Park, Cleveland, Ohio New Orleans 8, Texas Rangers Youth Academy 0 Puerto Rico 6, Texas Rangers Youth Academy 1 2019 MLB ALL-STAR JENNIE FINCH CLASSIC RESULTS Games of July 5, 2019 At Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio

Rangers Academy notebook for July 5, 2019

Jennie Finch Classic and Commissioner’s Cup tournaments open today
July 5, 2019

Teams from the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota are set to open play today, Friday, July 5, in the second annual Commissioner’s Cup and Jennie Finch Classic tournaments as part of All-Star Weekend festivities. Julian Olivo will catch and pitch for the

Ticket availability for tonight's Angels-Rangers game at Globe Life Park in Arlington

July 4, 2019

Arlington, Texas—Here is the updated ticket availability for Thursday night’s Los Angeles Angels -Texas Rangers game at Globe Life Park in Arlington, a 7:05 p.m. start: All reserved seats have been sold with the exception of scattered singles and obstructed view tickets. Standing room tickets are available for $25.00 each

Rangers recall RHP Phillips Valdez from Nashville, RHP Pete Fairbanks optioned to Nashville

Valdez will be in his second Major League stint
July 3, 2019

Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has recalled right-handed pitcher Phillips Valdez (#67) from Triple-A Nashville and optioned right-handed pitcher Pete Fairbanks to Nashville. Valdez will be in his second stint with the Rangers this season, previously serving as the 26th man for a June

Rangers sign top two picks from 2019 MLB Draft

July 3, 2019

Arlington, Texas – The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has agreed to terms with its top two selections in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft, third basemen Josh Jung from Texas Tech University and Davis Wendzel from Baylor University. Jung was chosen with the eighth overall pick in

Globe Life Field Construction Update -- Retractable Roof Construction in Progress

July 3, 2019

Construction of Globe Life Field is approximately 66% complete. Construction Status: Roof Steel: · The first two sections of the first retractable roof truss were installed last week. This section is the first in what will be ten total trusses installed for the retractable roof. Each truss has three total

Texas Rangers And Los Angeles Angels To Play As Scheduled On Tuesday Night At 7:05 p.m. At Globe Life Park In Arlington 

July 2, 2019

Arlington, Texas — Tuesday’s game between the Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington will be played as scheduled at 7:05 p.m. Major League Baseball made the announcement this morning after consulting with the Angels organization. The opener of the four-game series on Monday was

Monday's game between Angels and Rangers postponed

July 1, 2019

Arlington, Texas — Tonight's scheduled game between the Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington has been postponed due to the tragic passing of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. The Texas Rangers organization wants to express its deepest sympathies to the family of Tyler Skaggs and

Rangers announce injury rehab assignments for Pence (Frisco) and Kiner-Falefa (Nashville)

Pence, selected as 2019 All-Star starter on Thursday, will play in home game for Frisco tonight; Kiner-Falefa will play for Nashville tonight vs. Oklahoma City
July 1, 2019

Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers today announced that outfielder/designated hitter Hunter Pence and catcher Isiah Kiner-Falefa will both begin injury rehabilitation assignments on Monday night. Pence will start for Frisco in the RoughRiders’ 7:05 p.m. CT home contest tonight against the Corpus Christi Hooks. Kiner-Falefa will play for the

Rangers Acquire LHP Jesse Biddle From Seattle on Waiver Claim

LHP Jeffrey Springs transferred to 60-day injured list
June 28, 2019

St. Petersburg, Florida – The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has acquired left-handed pitcher Jesse Biddle from the Seattle Mariners on a waiver claim. Biddle will be placed on the active roster when he reports. Additionally, left-handed pitcher Jeffrey Springs has been transferred to the 60-day injured list.