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Friday morning Rangers news and links

Division Series - Texas Rangers v Toronto Blue Jays - Game Three Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images

Good morning, folks.

The one year deal between the Rangers and Tyson Ross was finally made official yesterday.

The Rangers aren’t going to rush Ross’s return from Thoracic Outlet Syndrome surgery, and thus he’s not expected to be ready for Opening Day.

Gil Lebreton writes about Pudge Rodriguez being elected to the Hall of Fame, and the difficulty of getting voted in by the writers.

Andrew Simons notes that Pudge caught a lot of famous pitchers.

Pudge joined Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines for a press conference yesterday.

Shin-Soo Choo is okay with being a DH, so long as he doesn’t do it every day.

Tony Beasley has returned to work with the Rangers.

Sam Dyson says it is a “tremendous honor” to pitch for Team USA in the WBC.

Elvis Andrus could be limited at the start of spring training, after offseason surgery, but he should be good to go for the start of the season.

Elvis says the hernia problem, which he dealt with most of the season, impacted his ability to run the bases and move side-to-side in the field.

Elvis also announced yesterday he’s going to be a father.

T.R. Sullivan has stuff on Elvis, Choo, the Rangers start times at home in 2017, and Robinson Chirinos.