Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jan 14, 2019

Lotte acquires ex-BayStars pitcher Brandon Mann

The Chiba Lotte Marines have acquired former Yokohama BayStars pitcher Brandon Mann for next season, the Pacific League club said Monday. The 34-year-old Mann, who played with the Texas Rangers in the major leagues last year, agreed to terms worth an estimated $200,000 (about ¥21.6 ...

Angels lose to Rangers despite Shohei Ohtani's efforts

Baseball / MLB Aug 20, 2018

Angels lose to Rangers despite Shohei Ohtani's efforts

Shohei Ohtani doubled and scored a go-ahead run on Sunday but the Los Angeles Angels surrendered the lead and suffered a 4-2 loss against the Texas Rangers. With the Angels trailing 1-0 in the top of the fourth, Ohtani, batting third as the Angels' designated ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jan 5, 2018

Fighters formalize partnership with Texas Rangers

The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters have struck a business alliance with the major league's Texas Rangers, the team announced on Friday. Fighters general manager Hiroshi Yoshimura said he is hoping for an active exchange in a wide range of fields, including scouting and transfers ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Jan 4, 2018

Dragons sign Dillon Gee to one-year deal

The Chunichi Dragons have signed right-hander Dillon Gee, who had major-league stints with the Texas Rangers and Minnesota Twins in 2017, on a one-year contract. The 31-year-old American, who was 3-2 with a 3.47 ERA in the major leagues last year, has agreed to terms ...

Shohei Otani hears pitches from Cubs, Mariners, Rangers

Baseball / MLB Dec 6, 2017

Shohei Otani hears pitches from Cubs, Mariners, Rangers

Coveted two-way star Shohei Otani met with representatives from the Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners and Chicago Cubs in Los Angeles on Tuesday, according to U.S. media. The meetings followed talks Monday between the 23-year-old slugging ace and the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Los Angeles Angels ...

Cubs show interest in trade for Darvish

Baseball / MLB Jul 22, 2017

Cubs show interest in trade for Darvish

The Chicago Cubs have made inquiries to the Texas Rangers about the availability of ace Yu Darvish, with a trade between the teams "more plausible than it would've been entering the All-Star break," according to a report on the MLB website. Texas had lost five ...