Minor League Roundup - 5/1

The Hickory Crawdads won their sixth consecutive game on Saturday evening, giving them sole possession of first place in their division. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.
May 1, 2010

Rangers Minor League Notes (3/28)

SURPRISE, Ariz. - The Hickory Crawdads played almost a perfect game on Sunday afternoon, winning 12-0 and out-hitting Fort Wayne 21-3. Lone Star Dugout has plenty of notes and observations in this free preview of premium content.
March 29, 2010

Ortiz making most of opportunity

SURPRISE, Ariz. - While most professional baseball players grow up living and breathing baseball, Michael Ortiz rarely played the game until his senior year of high school. Now, the 20-year-old is impressing on the back fields with his bat. Lone Star Dugout caught up with Ortiz for this free preview of premium content.
March 16, 2010

Ortiz looking to build on momentum

First baseman Michael Ortiz got back on track with a solid 2009 campaign, but the 20-year-old is looking to take an even bigger step forward in 2010. Lone Star Dugout sat down with the Miami native for a Q&A session.
October 31, 2009

Sizing up the corner infield prospects

Lone Star Dugout analyzes the Rangers' top corner infield prospects. Which corner infield prospects have the highest upside? Which ones are ready to make a Major League impact soon? Who needs to make their mark quickly?
September 22, 2009

Ortiz hoping for bounce-back season

SURPRISE, AZ - Following an excellent 2007 campaign, Michael Ortiz's batting average dropped to .256 with the AZL Rangers last summer. Lone Star Dugout has a Q&A session with the first baseman, who is looking to rebound in 2009.
March 20, 2009

Minor League Roundup - 8/30

The AZL Rangers capped off a solid season with a blowout victory over the AZL Brewers on Saturday morning. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.
August 31, 2008