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Rangers to Open 2018 Season with Houston on March 29 at Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers will host the Houston Astros in the club’s 2018 season opener on Thursday, March 29. The complete 2018 schedule was announced today by Major League Baseball. This will mark the 27th time in 47 seasons that the Rangers have opened at home, the third straight and the eighth…

Texas Rangers Select Manhattan Construction Co. as Ballpark General Contractor

The Texas Rangers selected Manhattan Construction Company as the general contractor for the new ballpark. Manhattan Construction Company first worked for the Rangers organization in 1994 when it built the Texas Rangers’ current home, Globe Life Park in Arlington. Since that time, the company completed five renovation/upgrade projects on the ballpark.…

Arlington’s Professional Sports Teams Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims

All of Arlington’s professional sports teams are joining the rest of our community from nonprofit groups, City of Arlington Fire and Police personnel, churches and residents, in stepping forward to assist the communities along the Gulf Coast region as they struggle with the catastrophic aftereffects of Hurricane Harvey. Texas RangersThe Texas…

Texas Rangers Secure Funding for New Ballpark in Arlington

The Texas Rangers announced this week that it will fund at least $100 million more than initially expected for the new Rangers ballpark, which now has a total estimated cost of $1.1 billion. On August 21, the Rangers secured a loan for its contribution toward the public-private project approved by Arlington…

Next to Nolan Ryan, Pudge’s Jersey Number is Right Where it Belongs in Arlington

On Saturday, August 12, 2017, the No. 7 jersey number of Iván “Pudge” Rodriguez was retired at a pre-game ceremony in front of 47,306 people at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Rodriguez is the third Ranger to have his uniform number retired by the club, joining Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan…

Texas Live!, New Rangers Ballpark Construction Requires Utilities Relocation

Crews will dig a hole nearly four stories deep this summer in preparation for the Texas Rangers’ new $1 billion retractable roof ballpark. But before they do, a massive sanitary sewer line that runs through the Entertainment District and serves more than one-quarter of the city will need to move. The…

A Boy with a Dream, Rangers Great Pudge Rodriguez is now a Hall of Famer

On July 30, 2017, Iván “Pudge” Rodriguez cemented his legacy as one of the greatest catchers to ever play the game, after he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a Texas Ranger.“This is such an incredible honor for me,” Rodriguez said in Cooperstown. “A little kid…

A Dream Come True Weekend for Rangers Fans in Arlington & Cooperstown

Sunday, July 30, 2017 is a day that many Rangers fans will never forget, as Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez was officially inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York and Adrian Beltre collected his 3,000th hit in Arlington, Texas. Rodriguez, who joins Johnny Bench as one of just two…

Former Rangers Catcher ‘Pudge’ Rodriguez to be Inducted into Hall of Fame Sunday

Former Texas Rangers catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez will join first baseman Jeff Bagwell, outfielder Tim Raines, former Royals and Braves General Manager John Schuerholz and former commissioner Allan H. “Bud” Selig as the inductees in the National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2017 this Sunday. The ceremony, which begins at…

Portions of Nolan Ryan Expressway to Close August 3 for Ballpark Project

The Texas Rangers announced today that utility work for the team’s new ballpark in Arlington’s Entertainment District is expected to begin in August. The work will necessitate the closure of portions of Nolan Ryan Expressway as well as the remainder of Parking Lot A and a section of Parking Lot B.…