Adrian Beltre's calf injury will keep him out of the opening round of the World Baseball Classic.
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The Rangers reportedly have no plans to sign free agent right-hander Edwin Jackson.
Napoli takes third cut with Rangers
Mike Napoli was part of Texas' 2011 World Series club and its 2015 division winner after spending time with the Red Sox in between. He returns to Arlington yet again on a one-year contract after helping the Indians reach last season's Series.
Patrick Abrahams ESPN Producer
SportsCenter's hot air balloon view from above Surprise Stadium - the spring training home of the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers
Mike Napoli's reunion with the Rangers finally became a reality Thursday when he was re-introduced after finalizing an $8.5 million, one-year contract.
Patrick Abrahams ESPN Producer
View from above Surprise Stadium. The Spring training home of the Texas Rangers and the Kansas City Royals
Mike Napoli passed his physical on Wednesday and will be introduced Thursday for a third stint with the Texas Rangers, a source told ESPN's Jim Bowden.
Jim Bowden ESPN Baseball Analyst
As I reported last Tuesday, the Texas Rangers will hold a press conference tomorrow to officially announce their signing of Mike Napoli to a one year deal with a club option worth a guaranteed $8.5m.
Están conscientes de que cualquier cosa menos que llegar a una Serie Mundial será un fracaso para el equipo más dominante en campaña regular de la Liga Americana desde hace ocho temporadas.
The Rangers retained Carlos Gomez, but losing both Ian Desmond and Carlos Beltran hurts. How much can Mike Napoli's return help fill the void?
There has reportedly been little progress on contract talks to keep the right-hander in Texas beyond 2017.
Veteran pitcher Colby Lewis, 37, released a statement Tuesday thanking the Rangers and their fans, writing that goodbyes "are inevitable and this is mine."
Once rated as Baseball America's No. 1 overall prospect, Profar has yet to make an impact at the big league level due to injuries.
Left-hander Adam Loewen has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers that includes an invitation to major league spring training.
Pressure is a part of baseball, but there's always a few players who have a little bit more of it. It's your turn to vote on who has the most to prove this season.
Texas has signed pitcher Anthony Bass to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, the team announced Saturday. Bass spent 2016 pitching in Japan.
Invitations to camp can mean first glances for prospects and last chances for veterans like Josh Hamilton. Who should be on your spring scorecard?
He's been with the Mariners and Phillies, and with the Cubs and Rangers twice apiece -- all since Nov. 18. Now, as spring training nears, the journeyman lefty waits in baseball limbo once again.
Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer
ESPN will televise the March 23 Dodgers-Rangers Cactus League game from Surprise, Ariz. It is a scheduled 4 p.m PST first pitch.
A mega-deal involving an ace? Both teams get an A. Whiff badly as one AL Central team did? That's an F. Here's our hot stove report card for 2017.
ESPN Stats and Information
Mike Napoli set career highs in games played (150), hits (133), HR (34) and RBI (101) last season. He also set a career-high with 194 strikeouts, which was third-most in the major leagues.
The biggest remaining name on the free-agent market is headed for Texas, where the Rangers are gambling that the Party at Napoli's will continue.
Free agent Mike Napoli has agreed to a one-year deal with the Texas Rangers, a source told ESPN's Jim Bowden.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick asked the Texas Rangers to assist the Houston Police Department in finding Tom Brady's stolen jersey. So the MLB team decided to lend a helping hand.
Megadeals for Cole Hamels and Jonathan Lucroy have thinned the Rangers' farm system, and many of their top prospects are years from the big leagues.