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Rangers' Daniels: Ryan Rua 'in a good position' to make roster
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Ryan Rua received his first stint in the majors late last season and made such a strong impression in such a short period of time that the Rangers are looking to him to potentially be the starting left fielder in 2015, per MLB.com.

"He's in a spot where he if continues progressing at the rate he has, then I would expect that he's in a good position to make our club and get at-bats," general manager Jon Daniels said. "It's not going to be handed to him, but he has a strong chance to earn that spot."

The 24-year-old Rua hit .295 with two home runs, seven doubles and 14 RBI in 28 games with the Rangers in 2014. He had a .285/.365/.489/.854 slash line in 382 minor-league games before his promotion to the majors.

"He's not a guy that was off the radar screen and only produced for a month," Daniels said. "He's always hit from Day 1, and is an extremely hard worker that I think is going to have a good big league career."

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RHP Mitch Atkins heading to Rangers
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Rangers have signed right-hander Mitch Atkins to a minor league contract. The 29 year old most recently hurled in the Atlanta system.

Atkins has pitched just 22 innings at the major league level, but none since 2011.

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Rangers DFA Scott Barnes, Ben Rowen
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Rangers have designated left-hander Scott Barnes and right-hander Ben Rowen for assignment on Tuesday, according to MLB.com. Barnes has not pitched in the majors since 2013. He has a 5.20 career ERA over 27 2/3 innings of relief. Rowen posted a 4.15 ERA in 8 2/3 innings over eight appearances with the Rangers.  

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Rangers' Matt Harrison could return to throwing in January
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com

Rangers pitcher Matt Harrison's back came back as clean after an X-ray was performed Monday. Harrison, who displaced a vertebra in his back in May, has a CT scan scheduled for Wednesday, which he hopes will allow him to start throwing in January. 

Harrison only made four appearances in 2014, throwing 17.1 innings with 4.15 ERA. 

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Report: Rangers agree to minor-league deal with Kyle Blanks
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

The Rangers agreed to a minor-league deal with outfielder/first baseman Kyle Blanks, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. 

Blanks has a career .234/.319/.407/.726 slash line over six MLB seasons. He also has 30 home runs, 37 doubles and 105 RBI in 260 games.

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2014 Team Leaders
AVGAdrian Beltre , 3B.324
HRAdrian Beltre , 3B19
RBIAdrian Beltre , 3B77
OBPAdrian Beltre , 3B.388
SLGAdrian Beltre , 3B.492
RAdrian Beltre , 3B79
SBLeonys Martin , CF31
WYu Darvish , SP10
ERAColby Lewis , SP5.18
WHIPColby Lewis , SP1.52
KYu Darvish , SP182
SVNeftali Feliz , RP13
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