Rangers sign three, release three

The Texas Rangers made a handful of moves over the last two weeks, signing three players to minor league contracts and releasing three more. Lone Star Dugout breaks down the club's recent transactions.
January 21, 2010

Oklahoma announces 2008 roster

The 2008 opening day roster for the Triple-A Oklahoma RedHawks features an interesting mix of top prospects and Major League veterans. Lone Star Dugout takes an in-depth look at the club's roster.
April 5, 2008

Ramirez' Return to Minors Isn't "Easy"

Elizardo Ramirez has had a season that has not gone how he expected. One day, he's at Class A Clearwater, the next, he's a major leaguer. At first, Ramirez' stay in the majors was supposed to be short-lived, but somehow, he stayed there longer than anyone expected. Now, Ramirez is back in the minors and working to return himself to where he was before his prolonged visit to Philadelphia, only this time, he's at a higher level than when he left.
June 30, 2004

CD's Connect the Dots... Reading Between the Lines

Yesterday, the Phillies, OUR Phillies, made a very un-Phillie like move. If you fail to read the transactions section of the paper, you may even miss it. Yet, there it was for all to see…recalled from Class A Clearwater was pitcher Elizardo "The Lizard" Ramirez, he of the easy motion and outstanding control. Add to this the recent call ups of Chase Utley, Geoff Geary and Josh Hancock, and we can rightfully ask, "What is up in Phillieland?" Let's try and read between the lines…
May 24, 2004