DALLAS (AP) A person familiar with the situation says the Texas Rangers are close to a deal with Lance Berkman to be their designated hitter.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Setup reliever Jason Frasor signed a $1.5 million, one-year deal Thursday with the Texas Rangers.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) A.J. Pierzynski can joke with Texas manager Ron Washington about last season's All-Star snub now that he's the starting catcher for the Rangers.
HOUSTON (AP) Brad Corbett, who owned the Texas Rangers from 1974 to 1980 and wasn't afraid to regularly switch out managers, died on Christmas Eve. He was 75.