Texas Rangers


The Orioles named Texas Rangers minor league hitting coordinator Scott Coolbaugh as their hitting coach on Friday night.


SAN DIEGO – Twelve days after the Orioles acquired Scott Barnes from the Cleveland Indians, the left-hander was on the move again.


After the surprising news of Orioles hitting coach Jim Presley’s reassignment on Monday, the team was left to search for his replacement.


Darren O’Day has had a wonderful 2014. His statistics for the season were eye-popping, and last week, he and his wife Elizabeth Prann, celebrated the birth of their first child.


BALTIMORE -- Nelson Cruz is one of the few Orioles who has World Series experience. Cruz appeared in consecutive Series with the Texas Rangers in 2010 and 2011.