Will Smith

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Mookie Betts Fractures Hand

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Mookie Betts fractured his hand on Sunday. In the bottom of the seventh in the Dodgers’ series finale against the Kansas City Royals, Betts took a 1–2 pitch to the hand and immediately went down. Athletic trainers surrounded the NL MVP candidate and decided to take him out of the game. Miguel […]

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Dodgers Agree to Contract Extension with Will Smith

The Los Angeles Dodgers haven’t finished spending yet. After an offseason where they spent almost $1 billion in free agency, most notably Shohei Ohtani, the team has extended All-Star catcher Will Smith to a 10 year, $140 million deal. The new contract buys out his last year of arbitration and keeps him in Dodger Blue […]

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Rangers, David Robertson Agree to Terms

The Texas Rangers‘ pursuit of pitching continued on Thursday afternoon, as they agreed to terms with right-handed reliever David Robertson. The deal, which is pending a physical, is for one year in the $11-12 million range, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN. The Rangers have recently shown interest in Robertson, according to Jon Heyman of the New […]

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Rangers Acquire RHP Daniel Duarte from Reds

The Texas Rangers added to their pitching staff by acquiring righty Daniel Duarte in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds. The deal was announced on Tuesday afternoon. The Reds, who designated Duarte for assignment over the weekend, will receive cash considerations in return. The Rangers, meanwhile, now have a complete 40-man roster as a result […]

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Dane Dunning
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Dane Dunning Re-Signs with Rangers

The Texas Rangers and free agent right-hander Dane Dunning have agreed to a one year deal for the 2024 season. The news of the signing was first reported by Jon Morosi of MLB Network. As a result of this development, the Rangers and Dunning were able to avoid arbitration with the new contract. It is […]

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Rangers Sign Diego Castillo to Minors Deal

The Texas Rangers have added right-hander Diego Castillo to their mix for 2024 by signing him to a minor-league deal. The news of the signing surfaced in an unusual fashion as it was first reported on Castillo’s player page on MLB.com. For the moment, the exact details of the the deal aren’t clear, but presumably include […]

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Kirby Yates
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Kirby Yates Officially Joins Rangers

The Texas Rangers‘ signing of right-hander Kirby Yates is now official. The Rangers and Yates agreed to terms on a one-year contract at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, Tennessee earlier this week. The deal is for $4.5 million. Kirby Yates will join a team that won their first World Series title. Their bullpen finished 24th […]

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2023 World Series: Ian Kennedy, Despite Injury, Still Helping Rangers Relievers

2023 World Series: Injured Ian Kennedy Still Helping Rangers Relievers ARLINGTON, Tex. (Oct 27) — The Texas Rangers‘ bullpen has had its struggles in 2023. Rangers relievers ranked toward the bottom going into the playoffs. But they have been much improved thus far, for several reasons. One factor in their improvement has come from an […]

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