Sizing up the left-handed relief prospects

Lone Star Dugout analyzes the Rangers' top left-handed relief prospects. Which left-handed relief prospects have the highest upside? Which ones are ready to make a Major League impact soon? Who needs to make their mark quickly?
October 3, 2009

Falcon continues to produce

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - In three seasons with the Rangers' organization, lefty Ryan Falcon has been a consistently reliable reliever, posting outstanding numbers. Lone Star Dugout profiles and interviews the 25-year-old pitcher.
August 31, 2009

Minor League Roundup - 8/29

The Bakersfield Blaze clinched their first playoff spot since 2001 behind six innings of hitless relief in the extra-inning affair. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of Saturday's minor league action.
August 30, 2009

Minor League Roundup - 4/28

The Rangers' minor league affiliates went winless on Tuesday, but they got more solid all-around pitching performances. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.
April 29, 2009

Falcon trying to locate fastball

SURPRISE, AZ - Left-hander Ryan Falcon is entering his second full professional season with a 3.30 ERA in 117.2 innings. Lone Star Dugout caught up with the 24-year-old after his first outing of the spring on Tuesday.
March 17, 2009

Falcon keeping hitters off-balance

Former 29th round pick Ryan Falcon has emerged as an intriguing relief prospect over the last two seasons. During that time, the southpaw has held opposing left-handed hitters to a .191 batting average. Lone Star Dugout features the 23-year-old hurler.
July 6, 2008

Location a key for Falcon

Lone Star Dugout has a question-and-answer feature with left-handed pitcher Ryan Falcon, who made his professional debut with the Spokane Indians this past summer. The 23-year-old went 5-2 with a 2.68 ERA in 28 appearances.
November 10, 2007