Rangers Press Releases
Friday, December 26, 2014
Longtime Rangers employee Joe Macko passes away at 86
Joe Macko, who touched thousands of lives during his more than 40 years as a Texas Rangers employee, has passed away at the age of 86.
LHP Scott Barnes Claimed on Waivers by Toronto
The Texas Rangers today announced that left-handed pitcher Scott Barnes has been claimed on outright waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays. In addition, right-handed pitcher Ben Rowen has cleared unconditional release waivers and becomes a free agent.
Elvis Andrus Wins 2014 Jim Sundberg Community Achievement Award
The Texas Rangers today announced that shortstop Elvis Andrus is the 2014 recipient of the Jim Sundberg Community Achievement Award.
Matt Harrison named Harold McKinney Good Guy
Pitcher Matt Harrison has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Harold McKinney Good Guy Award in voting by the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. The Rangers 2012 Pitcher of the Year, Harrison has been limited to six total starts the last two seasons due to three back surgeries.
Rangers designate pitchers Scott Barnes and Ben Rowen for assignment
The Texas Rangers today announced the club has designated left-handed pitcher Scott Barnes and right-handed pitcher Ben Rowen for assignment. These transactions create space on the club's 40-man roster for pitchers Kyuji Fujikawa, who signed a one-year contract today, and Colby Lewis, whose contract became official today.
Rangers sign free agent Kyuji Fujikawa to one-year deal
The Texas Rangers have signed free agent right-handed pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa (pronounced kiy-YOO-jee foo-jee-KAH-wuh) to a one-year major league contract for 2015 with a club option for 2016.
2014 Cowboy Santas Toy Drive Event takes place at Globe Life Park
The Texas Rangers will host their annual Cowboy Santas Toy Drive Event, TOMORROW, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
Rangers select DeShields in 2014 Rule 5 Draft
The Texas Rangers announced the selection of Delino DeShields in the Rule 5 Draft and other transactions today.
Rangers receive LHP Scott Barnes from Baltimore on waiver claim
The Texas Rangers announced today that the club has received left-handed pitcher Scott Barnes from the Baltimore Orioles on a waiver claim.