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Mike Napoli introduced by Rangers

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Free-agent slugger Mike Napoli arrived in Arizona on Wednesday to undergo his physical, and the Rangers announced his signing during a news conference on Thursday. The Rangers and Napoli came to an agreement earlier this month on a one-year contract with a club...

Napoli passes physical, set for 3rd Texas stint

DALLAS (AP) - Mike Napoli has passed his physical, clearing the way for an $8.5 million, one-year deal and his third stint with the Texas Rangers. Two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that the deal was done and that Napoli will be introduced Thurs...

Mike Napoli takes physical at Rangers camp

Napoli was signed to be the Rangers' primary first baseman and give them a power bat in the middle of the lineup. Napoli, who played for Texas in 2011-12 and part of '15, was with Cleveland last season and hit .239 with 34 home runs, 101 RBIs and a .465 slugging percentage. T.R. ...

Prince Fielder get in the kitchen

Michelle R. Martinelli 11:49 a.m. ET Feb. 10, 2017  (Photo: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports)Sadly, the days of watching Prince Fielder knock home runs out of the park are long gone, but early in his retirement, he's embarking on something he's always wanted...

Braves extend Bill Lucas' legacy to new stadium with SunTrust Park dedications

ATLANTA — “The Atlanta Braves,” Rubye Lucas said, with a photo of her late husband Bill, MLB’s first African American to run a player personnel department, gracing a wall behind her, “h...

Braves honor former GM Bill Lucas

Four full decades have passed since Lucas became baseball's first African-American general manager, and nearly 38 full years have passed since a brain hemorrhage ended his life at 43 years old. S...

Rangers: 2017 Fantasy Baseball Preview

The Texas Rangers lost some major pieces on offense this offseason. With some younger players on the rise, how will they perform this season? The Texas Rangers are trending in the right directio...

NAP-O-LI Is Back! Rangers Agree To Deal With Free Agent 1B

DALLAS (105.3 The Fan) – According to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com, the Texas Rangers have agreed to a deal with fan favorite, Mike Napoli. According to Sullivan, an official announcement is pendi...

Miller tops Top 10 relief pitchers for 2017

Previous lists: Shortstop | Second base | Third base | Left field | Starting pitcher The list... 1. Andrew Miller, Indians (Shredder rank: 1) Miller had only 12 saves, which ought to tell you wh...

Mookie Betts tops Top 10 right fielders

Previous lists: First base | Shortstop | Second base | Third base | Left field | Starting pitcher Eligibility notes: Players are eligible only at one position, and several players who saw time ...

Atlanta Braves Ozzie Albies Taking Cuts In The Cages

We’re less then two weeks away from the Atlanta Braves pitchers and catchers reporting to The Wide World of Sports Complex…February 14.  We’re just barely over two weeks away from the Brav...