Rangers Minor League Notes (3/8-9)

SURPRISE, Ariz. - Monday was a long day of baseball in Surprise, as the Rangers also played their first seven-inning 'B' game of the spring. Lone Star Dugout has notes from Monday and Tuesday's action on the back fields, including the official start of minor league camp for pitchers and catchers.
March 10, 2010

Swanson solid in return to Cal League

STOCKTON, CA - Glenn Swanson made his return from Tommy John surgery on Friday, allowing two runs in four innings against the Stockton Ports. Lone Star Dugout caught up with the left-hander the day after his first start back.
July 29, 2008

Minor League Roundup - 6/26

The Frisco RoughRiders remained undefeated in the Texas League's second half with an extra-inning victory on Thursday while Glenn Swanson pitched in his first official game since undergoing Tommy John surgery last season. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.
June 27, 2008

Swanson begins throwing

Left-handed pitcher Glenn Swanson had his 2007 season cut short, as he underwent Tommy John surgery in late-June. Lone Star Dugout recently caught up with the 24-year-old for a question-and-answer session.
December 4, 2007

Sizing up the left-handed pitching prospects

In this feature article, Lone Star Dugout analyzes the Rangers' top left-handed starting pitching prospects. Which have the highest upside? Which ones are ready to make a Major League impact soon? Who needs to make their mark quickly?
October 13, 2007

Swanson hard at work in Surprise

Left-handed pitcher Glenn Swanson had been one of the top pitchers in the Rangers organization over the season's first two months. Lone Star Dugout updates the status of the 24-year-old, who underwent Tommy John surgery on his left elbow in June.
August 11, 2007

Lone Star Dugout Q&A: Glenn Swanson

After a strong start to the season with Single-A Clinton, 24-year-old Glenn Swanson was promoted to High-A Bakersfield. Lone Star Dugout talked to the southpaw on Friday afternoon, one day after he struck out 10 while outdueling first-round pick Max Scherzer.
June 8, 2007