Evan Grant, The Dallas Morning News

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The Dallas Morning News

Dallas, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Evan:

The Rangers just signed the best pitcher in baseball, but there remains work to do

Jacob deGrom throws a fastball 98 mph, 100 on a good day. He has won a Rookie of the Year and two Cy Young Awards. By just about any metric, new or old, when... → Read More

In 2022, Adolis García proved he was no fluke. Is he a latter day Nelson Cruz?

As the Rangers prepare for the heart of the offseason shopping season and the bazaar known as the Winter Meetings in early December, we take a look around the... → Read More

Old school or not, Mike Maddux’s pitching ideals are part of what stands out to Rangers

ARLINGTON – Some things change. The soul patch beneath Mike Maddux’s lower lip is a little grayer. The hair atop his head a little thinner. After living out... → Read More

Left field has been a hole for Rangers for years; will they finally address it?

As the Rangers prepare for the heart of the offseason shopping season and the bazaar known as the Winter Meetings in early December, we take a look around the... → Read More

With Josh Jung at third base, Rangers’ infield of the future is here

As the Rangers prepare for the heart of the offseason shopping season and the bazaar known as the Winter Meetings in early December, we take a look around the... → Read More

Why Rangers hired Mike Maddux, Dayton Moore in MLB’s new (and younger) age

In the baseball hiring game these days, there is a tendency to view experience as a liability. The game is full of more advanced data, biomechanical science,... → Read More

Mike Maddux emerges as lead candidate for Rangers pitching coach

The Rangers may be about to land their first significant pitching free agent of the winter. According to multiple voices around the organization, veteran... → Read More

Why did Bruce Bochy come out of retirement? We went to his Nashville home to find out

COLLEGE GROVE, Tenn. — It is easy to overlook. After all, there’s so much else inside Bruce Bochy’s home office that screams for attention. There are three... → Read More

Texas Rangers to host 2024 All-Star Game, expanded festivities at Globe Life Field

Texas Rangers to host 2024 All-Star Game at Globe Life Field → Read More

Texas Rangers name former MLB outfielder Will Venable associate manager

ARLINGTON – There is something familiar about the Rangers’ staff hires: Namely, Chris Young. New Rangers manager Bruce Bochy managed Young in San Diego. New “as... → Read More

Martín Pérez deal gives Rangers ‘solid foundation’ while maintaining financial flexibility

The current state of Rangers pitching: Too much to squeeze onto one 40-man roster, not enough yet to fill out a major league rotation. On Tuesday, the Rangers... → Read More

Rangers’ trade for starter Jake Odorizzi could offer stability for both player and club

A week ago, Jake Odorizzi’s agent called the Atlanta Braves to tell them everything was just fine with his client. He’d be happy to stick around another year... → Read More

Former Texas Rangers team president Jon Daniels lands new role with Tampa Bay Rays

Once upon a time, Jon Daniels made his name in the game by beating the Tampa Bay Rays. On Friday, he joined them. Fired by Rangers owner Ray Davis in August... → Read More

With Clayton Kershaw off the table, Rangers free to go all in on pitching market

A year ago, the Rangers front office rushed home from the GM meetings, put on their best boot-scootin’ clothes and dashed over to The Rustic in Dallas for... → Read More

Rangers extend qualifying offer to Martín Pérez while hope for Clayton Kershaw end

The Rangers are more than willing to pay Martín Pérez nearly $20 million for another year of helping to anchor their rotation, but not so sure about $13... → Read More

Texas Rangers trade Nick Solak to Cincinnati Reds for cash considerations

The Rangers acknowledged the Nick Solak trade as a failed venture on Thursday, sending the displaced infielder-outfielder to Cincinnati in exchange for cash.... → Read More

Rangers begin to answer pitching issue, move into position to pursue the free agent market

LAS VEGAS – It’s easy to fall for deals that seem too good to be true in Vegas. Free drinks are hardly ever free. Odds at the craps table never actually favor... → Read More

Rangers have a ‘hefty price’ to pay for pitching that goes further than big spending

LAS VEGAS — With barely half of an offseason, the Rangers dropped nearly $600 million on the free agent market last winter. Biggest single-season spenders... → Read More

Rangers free agency guide: Starting pitching, big bats, cash to spend and more

The end of the World Series means the start of free agency. Insert the corny little dad joke about, “Now the work begins for the Rangers.” But let’s face it,... → Read More

In rebuild of club’s pitching department, Rangers, Chris Young may mix old school with new

It may not take a whole village to fix the Rangers’ pitching, but it sounds like it will take at least an entire department. In discussing the next big hire... → Read More