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Rangers 2014-15 Offseason

Stories about the Texas Rangers 2014-15 offseason

Examining 2015 Rangers projections by position

Let's take a look at how the Rangers stack up in the Fangraphs 2015 projections, position by position

Zobrist a possible Ranger trade target?

Jon Morosi writes that Ben Zobrist could be dealt this winter, and identifies Texas as a potential destination

Ben Rowen clears waivers, becomes a free agent

The Rangers have announced Ben Rowen has cleared waivers

Blue Jays claim Scott Barnes on waivers

Scott Barnes, who was designated for assignment last week, as been claimed on waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays

Ben Rowen placed on release waivers

An obscure rule has apparently resulted in the Rangers putting Ben Rowen on release waivers

Justin Upton traded to the San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres have reportedly acquired Braves outfielder (and long-time Rangers target) Justin Upton

Rangers sign Lewis, Fujikawa, DFA Rowen, Barnes

Colby Lewis and Kyuji Fujikawa have been officially added to the 40 man roster. Ben Rowen and Scott Barnes have been designated for assignment.

Report: Rangers have signed Kyle Blanks

The Texas Rangers have reportedly signed Kyle Blanks to a minor league deal

Fujikawa contract: $1M plus bonuses, 2016 option

Newly signed Texas Rangers reliever Kyuji Fujikawa is getting $1 million plus bonuses in his new contract, per Jon Heyman

Report: Rangers close to signing Fujikawa

The Rangers are reportedly close to signing reliever Kyuji Fujikawa to a one year deal with a 2016 option

Rangers acquire Ross Detwiler from the Nationals

The Rangers have acquired Ross Detwiler from the Washington Nationals

Rangers draft DeShields, lose Herrera in Rule 5

Delino DeShields, Jr., has been selected by the Rangers in the Rule 5 draft. Odubel Herrera was selected from the Rangers in the Rule 5 draft.

Reds trade Latos, Red Sox sign Masterson

Two potential Rangers pitching targets -- Justin Masterson and Mat Latos -- are off the market

Wade Miley may or may not have been traded

There are conflicting reports as to whether or not Wade Miley has been traded to the BoSox, and if he hasn't been traded, if the Rangers are still in on him

Cotillo: Rangers have met with James Shields

Chris Cotillo writes that the Rangers have met with free agent pitcher James Shields

Rounding up the Rangers rumors

No moves so far today for the Rangers, but there are various and sundry rumors out there about the Rangers

Grant: Rangers have made an offer to Masterson

Evan Grant says the Rangers have made a contract offer to free agent pitcher Justin Masterson

Texas Rangers claim LHP Scott Barnes on waivers

Lefty reliever Scott Barnes has been claimed on waivers by the Rangesr

Grant: Cashner is Rangers top target

Evan Grant writes that, heading into the Winter Meetings, the Rangers' top target is San Diego righthander Andrew Cashner

Heyman: Mets expected to move a SP "fairly soon"

Jon Heyman writes that the New York Mets are expected to deal one of their veteran starting pitchers soon

Rosenthal suggests San Diego could pursue Profar

Ken Rosenthal suggests the Padres, in need of a shortstop, could pursue Jurickson Profar

2015 Texas Rangers minor league managers announced

The Rangers have announced today the managers for their minor league teams

Colby Lewis re-signs with Texas: 1 year, $4M

Colby Lewis is returning to Texas on a one year, $4 million deal

Michael Saunders traded for J.A. Happ

The Mariners sent outfielder Michael Saunders to the Blue Jays for J.A. Happ

Ogando, Rosales, Kirkman non-tendered

The Rangers have non-tendered pitchers Alexi Ogando and Michael Kirkman, and utility infielder Adam Rosales

Torii Hunter returning to Minnesota

Torii Hunter has reportedly agreed to a one year, $10.5 million deal with the Twins

Torii Hunter rumors continue to swirl

Rumors continue to circulate that the Rangers are supposedly hot and heavy after free agent outfielder Torii Hunter

Olney: Rangers, Hunter continuing to talk

Buster Olney says the Rangers continue to talk to Torii Hunter, who reportedly wants to sign with a team this week

Grant: Feliz, Moreland, Ogando to be tendered

Evan Grant writes that the Rangers are planning to tender contracts to their "key" arbitration-eligible players

Heyman: Rangers "taking a look" at Kendrys Morales

Per Jon Heyman, the Rangers are among the teams looking at DH Kendrys Morales

Whicker: Torii Hunter "looking at" Texas

Texas is one of the teams free agent Torii Hunter is looking at, per Mark Whicker

Jeff Samardzija a potential Rangers target?

Peter Gammons mentions the Rangers as one of the teams looking at starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija