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FILE - This is a 2020 file photo showing Joey Gallo of the Texas Rangers baseball team. The Texas Rangers have agreed to one-year deals to avoid arbitration with their Gold Glove winners. Right fielder Joey Gallo got a $6.2 million deal, after a $4.4 million agreement at this time last year to avoid arbitration. Expected starting shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa got a $2 million deal.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Rangers 1-year deals with Gold Glovers Gallo, Kiner-Falefa

Jan. 15, 2021 4:41 PM EST

The Texas Rangers agreed to one-year deals with right fielder Joey Gallo and expected starting shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa on Friday, avoiding arbitration with their two Gold Glove winners. Gallo got a $6.2 million deal, after last season earning $1,629,630 prorated of the $4.4 million salary he agreed to to...

Rangers sign P Anderson, C Butera to minor league deals

Jan. 13, 2021 3:20 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have signed right-handed pitcher Justin Anderson and veteran catcher Drew Butera to minor league contracts that include invitations to major league spring training. Butera got a one-year deal that will be worth $1 million if he is on the big league roster after he...

Red Sox's Smith excited to be MLB's 1st Black female coach

Jan. 7, 2021 3:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Bianca Smith has always wanted to work in baseball. And for years she followed a path she hoped might set her up to be a major league general manager. Instead, she’ll soon be breaking barriers on the field. In March, Smith will begin her new role as a Red Sox minor league coach,...

Warren sent from Rangers to Reds for $100,000

Jan. 6, 2021 5:04 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Right-hander Art Warren was sent by the Texas Rangers to the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday for $100,000. Texas claimed Warren off waivers from Seattle on Oct. 21 and designated him for assignment on Dec. 26 when the Rangers signed right-hander Kohei Arihara to a $6.2 million,...

Rangers sign Japanese pitcher Arihara to $6.2M contract

Dec. 28, 2020 7:32 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have signed Japanese pitcher Kohei Arihara to a $6.2 million, two-year contract. The right-hander gets $3.6 million in 2021 and $2.6 million in 2022 and can earn $50,000 in performance bonuses each year: $25,000 apiece for 24 and 28 starts. He spent six years with...

Rangers sign IF/OF Charlie Culberson to minor league deal

Dec. 28, 2020 4:32 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers signed utility player Charlie Culberson to a minor league deal Monday and invited the veteran to big league spring training. The 31-year-old Culberson played for Atlanta the past three seasons. He batted .143 in nine games during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season,...

Mets send RHP Ryan to Rangers to complete Todd Frazier deal

Dec. 18, 2020 4:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets are sending minor league right-hander Ryder Ryan to the Texas Rangers as the player to be named in a trade for infielder Todd Frazier on Aug. 31. Ryan is a 25-year-old reliever who last pitched at Double-A Binghamton in 2019 because the pandemic wiped out the 2020 minor...

Milwaukee Brewers' pitcher Alex Claudio throws against the Minnesota Twins during a baseball game in Minneapolis, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Left-handed reliever Alex Claudio has agreed to a one-year, $1.125 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels announced the deal Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020.(AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Alex Claudio, Angels agree to $1,125,000, 1-year deal

Dec. 16, 2020 8:48 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Left-hander Alex Claudio agreed to a one-year, $1,125,000 contract Wednesday with the Los Angeles Angels, adding the sidearm reliever to their bullpen makeover. Claudio has appeared in 239 games over the past four seasons with Texas and Milwaukee, third most by a pitcher in the...

Twins' Morse given Fishel Award for PR excellence by MLB

Dec. 16, 2020 3:14 PM EST

Minnesota Twins communications boss Dustin Morse has been awarded the Robert O. Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence by Major League Baseball. The Twins senior director of communications completed his 20th season in MLB and 15th with the Twins in 2020. He started out as an intern with the National...

Rangers sign OF David Dahl to $2.7 million, 1-year contract

Dec. 15, 2020 6:36 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have signed free agent outfielder David Dahl to a $2.7 million, one-year contract after Colorado didn't offer him a contract coming off right shoulder surgery. Dahl hit .183 with no homers and nine RBIs while spending about a month of the pandemic-shortened 60-game...