In support of the ongoing commitment from Major League Baseball, its Clubs and the players to Increase opportunities for youth participation in baseball and softball, the Texas Rangers will once again with the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) to host an equipment collection drive in 2013.
The Texas Rangers announced today the club's minor league award winners for May. Right-hander Alec Asher was named Pitcher of the Month, outfielder Teodoro Martinez was named Player of the Month, Brett Nicholas was named Defender of the Month, and left-hander Alexander Claudio was named Reliever of the Month.
Major League Baseball and 'PEOPLE' magazine today announced the 90 finalists, three per MLB Club, for the "Tribute for Heroes" campaign, a national initiative that recognizes veterans and military service members and builds upon MLB and 'PEOPLE' magazine's commitment to honoring our country's heroes.
The Texas Rangers begin a season-long 11-game, 11-day homestand on Monday, June 10. The homestand features series with the Cleveland Indians (3 games), Toronto Blue Jays (4 games), and Oakland Athletics (4 games).
Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez, who excelled as one of the baseball's all-time catching greats in 12+ seasons with the club, has been elected as the 16th member of the Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame, it was announced today.
The Texas Rangers selected two players in the first round this evening on the first day of the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. RHP Alex Gonzalez out of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma was selected with the 23rd overall pick and SS Travis Demerritte (duh-MARE-it) was taken 30th overall.
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