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State of the System: Texas Rangers

Huff, Taveras among those with valuable big league time in 2020
October 16, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s new State of the System series evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021. The Rangers opened up Globe Life Park

Rangers' Huff has Texas-sized night with bat

No. 70 overall prospect uses both fields in first multi-homer game
September 26, 2020

Sam Huff’s 60-grade power figures to do a lot of damage from the middle of the Rangers’ lineup at Globe Life Field for years to come. Consider what happened Friday night to be an appropriate first act. The second-ranked Rangers prospect launched his first home run at Texas’ new ballpark

Rangers' Vanasco to undergo Tommy John surgery

No. 18 Texas prospect likely to miss 2021 after elbow procedure
September 18, 2020

Ricky Vanasco wasn't able to pitch in a Minor League game in 2020. It's unlikely he will be able to do so in 2021 either. The Rangers' No. 18 prospect will undergo Tommy John surgery, Texas announced Friday. The elbow procedure will be performed by Dr. Keith Meister next Monday

Rangers calling up Huff for MLB debut

Texas adding No. 75 overall prospect following Trevino injury
September 10, 2020

The catching position is about to get a whole lot bigger in Texas. The Rangers are adding No. 75 overall prospect Sam Huff to the Major League roster prior to Thursday's game against the Angels, the club announced. Outfielder Scott Heineman was optioned to the alternate training site to make

Toolshed: Who will make the next big leap?

Candidates that could climb from Class A Advanced straight to MLB
August 14, 2020

Seth Romero recently became the latest example of a mini-trend taking place during the 2020 Major League season, yet there was still an element of awe involved. The Nationals purchased the contract of their No. 11 prospect/2017 first-rounder Thursday, and he made his MLB debut the same day. But it

Texas' Tejeda terrific in big league debut

Rangers No. 7 prospect nets first MLB homer, steal, three RBIs
August 6, 2020

For a prospect who hadn't played above the Class A Advanced level, Anderson Tejeda looked awfully comfortable against Major League competition Thursday. The seventh-ranked Rangers prospect made the most of his first big league game, recording a homer, a single and a stolen base in Texas' 6-4 loss in Oakland.

Prospects in the Rangers' 2020 player pool

Jung, Huff lead talented contingent of prospects hoping for a shot
July 2, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

2020 Draft recap: Texas Rangers

Following Foscue in first round, Texas turns to prep talent
June 17, 2020

Following the five-round 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft, takes an organization-by-organization look at each pick with help from team scouting executives.

Trevino feels at home at TL All-Star Game

Texas No. 6 prospect plays in fourth midsummer classic in a row
June 27, 2017

FRISCO, Texas -- Jose Trevino doesn't know anything about the "break" part of an All-Star break, and he wouldn't have it any other way.Texas' No. 6 prospect spent his All-Star break the same way he's spent the break in each of his four professional seasons -- playing in a midsummer