Rangers tap Huff for big league camp

Catcher rewarded for breakout year, leads eight non-roster invites

Sam Huff notched an .845 OPS in 127 games across two levels in 2019. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

By Kelsie Heneghan | January 21, 2020 4:24 PM ET

The Rangers announced eight non-roster invites to big league camp on Tuesday, including No. 73 overall prospect Sam Huff. Players are to report to Spring Training in February.

Kelsie Heneghan is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Huff, Bahr headline Rangers prospects

Farm system provides promise for organization's future

Sam Huff was named Futures Game MVP after smacking a game-tying two-run homer. (Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

By Brian Stultz | December 16, 2019 10:25 AM ET

The Rangers have a lot of power in their farm system, with second-ranked prospect Sam Huff slugging at the plate and right-handed starter Jason Bahr shutting down opposing offenses.

Brian Stultz is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @brianjstultz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Hot Stove roundup: The latest trades

Lots of deals cooking across the baseball landscape

Buddy Reed hit 33 homers over four seasons in the Padres system. (John Moore/Amarillo Sod Poodles)

December 11, 2019 12:53 AM ET

With the Winter Meetings underway, the action on the Hot Stove is boiling over. Here's a roundup of the deals involving Minor Leaguers that have taken place over the past week.

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Legends walk off with another SAL title

On Friday the 13th, Rohlman wins it with two-run shot in 13th

Lexington is the first team to win back-to-back South Atlantic League championships since 2009-10. (Lexington Legends)

By Chris Bumbaca | September 13, 2019 11:15 PM ET

Reid Rohlman hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning as Lexington won its second straight South Atlantic League championship with a 3-1 victory over Hickory.

Chris Bumbaca is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @BOOMbaca. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Reed's big night keeps Crawdads alive

Rangers prospect drives in three runs to fend off elimination

Tyreque Reed is 5-for-18 (.278) with two homers and four RBIs in five playoff games. (Hickory Crawdads)

By Joe Bloss | September 12, 2019 10:45 PM ET

Rangers prospect Tyreque Reed homered and drove in three runs as Hickory avoided a sweep with a 5-1 win over Lexington in Game 3 of the South Atlantic League Championship Series.

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Hernandez leads Rangers to AZL title

19-year-old catching prospect hits second postseason homer

Heriberto Hernandez hit .344/.433/.646 during the regular season in the Arizona League. (Zachary Lucy/Four Seam Images)

By Jordan Wolf | August 31, 2019 12:37 AM ET

Catching prospect Heriberto Hernandez doubled and hit his second homer of the Championship Series as the Rangers beat Indians Blue, 7-2, on Friday to capture their second Arizona League title.

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Crawdads' Crouse lands on injured list

No. 3 Rangers prospect finished August with three victories

Hans Crouse struck out 37 batters in 50 innings in the second half of the regular season. (Brian Westerholt/Four Seam Images)

By Andrew Battifarano | August 30, 2019 8:18 PM ET

Third-ranked Rangers prospect Hans Crouse, who's expected to undergo elbow surgery after the season, has been placed on the seven-day injured list by Class A Hickory.

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Santiago, Rangers win AZL Finals opener

Southpaw allows just a single over six innings in two-hit shutout

In seven Arizona League outings, Santiago compiled a 3-0 mark with a 3.57 ERA and 17 whiffs. (Bill Mitchell/MiLB.com)

By Dan Stokes | August 30, 2019 12:50 AM ET

Texas Rangers prospect Manuel Santiago allowed one hit over six scoreless frames, as the AZL Rangers romped past AZL Indians Blue, 10-0, in Game One of the Rookie-level AZL championship series Friday.

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Olivero, Crim lead Northwest All-Stars

D-backs, Rangers prospects take top honors after big seasons

Deyni Olivero has held opponents to a .214 batting average and walked just 20 batters in 63 2/3 innings. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Chris Tripodi | August 29, 2019 4:00 PM ET

Rangers prospect Blaine Crim and D-backs prospect Deyni Olivero have been named Northwest League MVP and Pitcher of the Year, respectively, as the circuit announced its end-of-season All-Star selections Thursday.

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Hickory's Winn turns in longest outing

No. 4 Rangers prospect gives up four hits, posts seven zeros

Cole Winn has recorded two of his four South Atlantic League wins in August. (Tracy Proffitt/Four Seam Images)

By Andrew Battifarano | August 28, 2019 11:00 PM ET

Fourth-ranked Rangers prospect Cole Winn logged a career-high seven innings, allowing four hits to lead Class A Hickory to a 7-0 blanking of Columbia on Wednesday.

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