Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:55:31 -0800
With the threat of re-signing OF Nelson Cruz (Orioles) now having passed, 1B Mitch Moreland is in line to serve as the primary designated hitter for manager Ron Washington. "I'm just going out there and playing today and trying to get better," Moreland said. Washington is also expected to use the DH spot to rotate some veterans like 1B Prince Fielder, OF Shin-Soo Choo, 3B Adrian Beltre and OF Alex Rios for partial rest.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:11:52 -0800
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington plans to have OF Shin-Soo Choo batting first in the starting lineup this season. Choo would be followed by SS Elvis Andrus, 1B Prince Fielder, 3B Adrian Beltre, OF Alex Rios, DH Mitch Moreland, C Geovany Soto, 2B Jurickson Profar and OF Leonys Martin.
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:09:21 -0800
Texas Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland will make an extra $25,000 for 470 plate appearances and $25,000 for 525 plate appearances in 2014.
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:05:52 -0800
The Texas Rangers avoided arbitration with 1B Mitch Moreland Friday, Feb. 14, by agreeing to a one-year, $2.65 million deal.
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 01:00:48 -0800
While the Texas Rangers have been looking for a right-handed bat, general manager Jon Daniels said "We're not talking to anybody" on the free agent market. The GM hinted that Texas would turn to internal options like Michael Choice as candidates to provide a right-handed hitting balance to DH Mitch Moreland.
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:54:35 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Texas Rangers and 1B Mitch Moreland are still negotiating to avoid arbitration. Moreland filed for $3.25 million, while the team offered $2.025 million. The Rangers haven't had a hearing since 2000. The club has a hearing scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 19, with Moreland.
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:39:45 -0800
Texas Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland's arbitration hearing has been set for Feb. 19, but the team is hopeful of avoiding a hearing.
Sat, 25 Jan 2014 11:06:17 -0800
Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said DH/1B Mitch Moreland is expected to serve as the team's primary designated hitter, although other players will also rotate at the position.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:41:00 -0800
Texas Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland is asking for $3.25 million in arbitration, while the Rangers are countering with $2.025 million.
Sun, 12 Jan 2014 20:49:50 -0800
Texas Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland is preparing to work as the backup first baseman, as an outfielder and designated hitter. "I'm just going to try and go out and prepare for anything and everything," Moreland said Sunday, Jan. 12. "I'll work at those spots when they tell me in spring training and prepare myself as best I can and be ready for the season."