Josh Hamilton stepped to the plate with a rueful smirk while boos cascaded down from the Angel Stadium stands. The slugger looked at Angels catcher Chris Iannetta and grinned.
Ike Davis wandered from the clubhouse tunnel to the freshly manicured grass and took in the scene on a sunny Bay Area morning.
New Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister will begin the season with three players looking to make their major league debut and without a left-hander in the bullpen.
The Rangers have informed reliever Sam Freeman that he will be designated for assignment Sunday, leaving Texas without a left-hander in its bullpen for now.
Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister missed the team's final exhibition game Saturday after being sent home with flu-like symptoms.
Prince Fielder's booming voice and laugh echo through the Texas Rangers' clubhouse. On the field, his swing is free and easy.
Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar has undergone shoulder surgery and is expected to miss his second season in a row.
The first-year Texas manager was looking forward to being in charge of a big-league workout for the first time on Saturday in 29 years.
As the news of Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington's resignation hit the sports world Friday afternoon, no one was as surprised as Rangers fans.
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington announced his resignation after compiling a 664-611 record since 2006.