Jeff Banister of the American League Texas Rangers and Joe Maddon of the National League Chicago Cubs won Manager of the Year honors in voting results announced on Tuesday.
After leading the Texas Rangers to the American League West title and a 21-win improvement from 2014, Jeff Banister on Tuesday was named the 2015 American League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. The Chicago Cubs' Joe Maddon won the National League award. MLB announced Banister beat out fellow finalists A.J. Show More Summary
Jeff Bannister has been selected the AL Manager of the Year after leading the Texas Rangers to a division title in his first season on the job.
Jeff Banister beat out A.J. Hinch and Paul Molitor for his work leading the Rangers to the top of the AL West. A big improvement in the American League West and a postseason appearance in his first year on the job netted Texas Rangers...Show More Summary
There has been no shortage of parity around Major League Baseball in recent years, and that was never more true than this past season. The Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Houston Astros, New York Mets and ChicagoShow More Summary
The MLB offseason continues to roll along at a rapid pace. Three players accepted qualifying offers for the first time ever, a huge trade between the Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers went down and that's not even half of the action. Let's...Show More Summary
Leonys Martin and reliever Anthony Bass come to Seattle from the Texas Rangers.
The Mariners have acquired outfielder Leonys Martin from Texas as part of a four-player trade that sent right-handed reliever Tom Wilhelmsen to the Rangers.
Seattle Mariners trade rumors have the team acquiring Leonys Martin from the Texas Rangers. These Seattle Mariners trade rumors would address the whole in left field, with Martin possibly slated as the new left fielder or center fielder for the team. Show More Summary
If you know anything about Chuck Norris (or his alter ego Walker Texas Ranger), you know that he’s not one to take things lying down. Just look at what happened over the summer when, after a number of Texans got worried about the USShow More Summary
Starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo is coming off a strong 2015 season with the Texas Rangers, and he's generating plenty of interest on the open market as a result. Continue for updates. Diamondbacks Among Clubs Interested in Gallardo Wednesday, Nov. Show More Summary
The MLB Players Association announced Texas Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder was named the 2015 American League Comeback Player at the Players Choice Awards Monday. Fielder led the Rangers to their first American League WestShow More Summary
New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey is the NL comeback player of the year and Texas Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder earned the AL honor. Returning from Tommy John surgery that caused him to miss the 2014 season, Harvey was 13-8 with a 2.71 ERA in 29 starts, helping New York reach the World...
Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Texas Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder and New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey were named the Comeback Players of the Year for 2015. Fielder played in just 42 games in 2014 and showed a surprising lack of power, with just three home runs. Show More Summary
After seven seasons with the Texas Rangers, Mike Maddux will not return as the team's pitching coach in 2016. Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram first reported Maddux would not be back Thursday, later adding it was the Rangers'...Show More Summary
Sho Darvish, the younger brother of Texas Rangers star pitcher Yu Darvish, has been arrested for allegedly taking illegal bets on baseball games, including some Major League Baseball games. Darvish was taken into custody in Osaka, according to the Japan Times and other outlets, over allegedly collecting bets worth $153,800 in U.S. dollars. Seven other […]
Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan and bullpen coach Andy Hawkins are parting ways with the team. The Rangers said Friday that it was a mutual decision between the team and Magadan, who would like to seek opportunities closer to his home in Florida. Hawkins informed the team that he is resigning...
Two days after infuriating the Texas Rangers with the “bat flip heard round the world,” Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista continued to make friends among opposing fans. [Blackistone: Furor over Jose Bautista’s bat flip stems from the baseball’s culturally paternalistic code of conduct] Bautista caught the final out of the fifth inning during Game 1 of […]
The Texas Rangers went from posting the American League's worst record to winning the AL West in the span of one season thanks in large part to a surprising offensive surge. Yet the team announced, per the Associated Press, that it had...Show More Summary
Two days after infuriating the Texas Rangers with the “bat flip heard round the world,” Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista continued to make friends among opposing fans.[Blackistone: Furor over Jose Bautista’s bat flip stems from the baseball’s culturally paternalistic code of conduct]Read full article >>