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Road to The Show™: Rangers’ Langford

No. 13 overall prospect well positioned to make immediate impact
@Gerard_Gilberto
January 16, 2024

MiLB.com's Road to the Show, Scouting Report edition, spotlights players who are just starting their professional careers, focusing on what the experts are projecting for these young phenoms. Here's a look at second-ranked Rangers prospect Wyatt Langford. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here. It’s

These prospects rebounded in a big way in 2023

A dozen players got their careers back on track with big seasons
December 25, 2023

Some prospects never struggle on their way to the Major Leagues. For example, the first two guys on our Top 100 Prospects list, Orioles shortstop Jackson Holliday and Brewers outfielder Jackson Chourio, have yet to taste failure in pro ball. They're the exceptions, however. Most prospects face adversity at some

Carter, Langford headline Rangers' Organization All-Stars

Outfielders showcase immense talent across Texas' deep system
@RobTnova24
December 20, 2023

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2023 Organization All-Stars series are the Texas Rangers. 2023 organization summary: Triple-A Round Rock: 89-60

Jung pulls double duty as player, fan in Arizona

Tigers prospect toils in AFL, cheers on brother in World Series
@JesseABorek
November 2, 2023

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Jace Jung knew the secret elixir to getting his older brother's swing back on track after Josh went 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts for the Rangers in Game 3 of the World Series. Ice cream. “I sent him a picture of [Chase] Field and I put

Rangers' Hicks hits 'em where they ain't

Texas prospect records nine consecutive hits over two games
@JesseABorek
October 13, 2023

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- As playoff baseball rages from coast-to-coast -- especially in the state of Texas -- hitters are making their mark and carving out legacies for years to come. For all of the jaw-dropping homers and run-scoring hits this October, no one currently digging into the batter’s box is

Round Rock's promo is alright, alright, alright

The Express celebrate 30th anniversary of 'Dazed and Confused'
@Kelsie_Heneghan
September 21, 2023

Let the Round Rock Express take you back to 1976. It’s the last day of school and seniors command authority while rising freshmen make the transition from middle school to high school. Although the latest party got busted before it could start, it’s okay because you’re driving around with your

Fearsome Frisco duo: Leiter, Langford flash skillsets

Rangers first-rounders, Top 5 prospects help pace RoughRiders win
@brendan_samson
September 17, 2023

With the Minor League offseason on the horizon, players are striving to finish the regular season on a positive note. Two prospects who have already checked that box are Jack Leiter and Wyatt Langford, both of whom had standout performances on Saturday night.

Frisco's Langford lassos first two-homer game

MLB's No. 13 prospect continues hot-hitting ways for RoughRiders
@EvanKDesai
September 14, 2023

The 2023 MLB Draft’s No. 4 overall pick -- Wyatt Langford -- has yet to find a Minor League level that has consistently proven to challenge him. Langford powered Double-A Frisco with the first multihomer game of his professional career Wednesday, leading to a 10-1 win at HODGETOWN. A night

Langford's first RoughRiders roundtripper a rocket

No. 2 Rangers prospect continues to rake in first taste of pro ball
September 13, 2023

Being the fourth overall pick can come with a lot of pressure, though based on the production that Wyatt Langford has delivered since entering the Rangers' organization, you'd never know.

Ben's Biz hits the road for the final time this year

Here's what is coming soon to a ballpark (that might be) near you
@BensBiz
September 8, 2023

This is an excerpt from the latest edition of the Ben's Biz Beat Newsletter, bringing Minor League Baseball business and culture news to your inbox each and every Thursday. Check out the full newsletter HERE. Subscribe HERE.

Evan Almighty! Rangers bring Carter to The Show

MLB's No. 8 prospect set for big league debut in Lone Star State
September 7, 2023

ARLINGTON -- Evan Carter said back in July that he didn’t just want to be a top prospect. He wanted to be a big leaguer. Now he is. The Rangers announced on Thursday that they are calling up Carter, the club’s No. 1 prospect, to debut on Friday against Oakland.

Birthday boy Carter racks up 4 hits in Express debut

Top Rangers prospect celebrates turning 21 with big night at plate
@MavalloneMiLB
August 30, 2023

Who says you can't have your cake and eat it, too? Barely 24 hours after his promotion to Triple-A, Evan Carter gave himself an unforgettable 21st birthday present ... four, to be exact. MLB Pipeline's No. 8 overall prospect equaled a career high with four hits in his Triple-A debut

Road to The Show™: Prospects' postseason push

Holliday, Salas among biggest names impacting playoff picture
@Gerard_Gilberto
August 29, 2023

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. While many clubs are battling for the final postseason spots, others have already booked their playoff tickets with

Carter heading to Express on 21st birthday

Top Rangers prospect hit .284 in 97 games for RoughRiders
August 28, 2023

How’s that for a birthday present? Top Rangers prospect Evan Carter -- who turns 21 on Tuesday -- is being promoted to Triple-A Round Rock on his birthday, the club announced. MLB Pipeline’s No. 8 overall prospect, Carter has hit .284/.411/.451 with 12 homers in 97 games with Double-A Frisco

The best of the Rangers' Minor League ballparks

Explore, eat at and enjoy the stadiums in Carolina and Texas
@Kelsie_Heneghan
August 28, 2023

The Minor League Ballpark Guides series presented by Wyndham brings all the most fun features of Minors ballparks across America (and one in Canada!) onto your desktop, tablet or mobile device, whether you're interested in taking a virtual tour from where you sit or planning a trip to catch some

Leiter back in saddle with solid RoughRiders start

Rangers' No. 5 prospect strong on hill in first outing since July 7
@brendan_samson
August 27, 2023

Jack Leiter toed the rubber at Double-A Frisco for the first time in 51 days on Sunday, and for the first time all season, he made it through three innings without walking a single batter. The No. 5 Rangers prospect per MLB Pipeline has had a roller-coaster season, accumulating a

Langford breaks out with homer in 3-hit game

'23 No. 4 overall pick sports .409/.552/.818 slash line for Hickory
August 10, 2023

The Rangers selected Wyatt Langford with the No. 4 overall pick in this year's Draft because of his ability to produce at the plate. And since his professional career has begun, the former Gators standout has picked up right where he left off. Langford went a perfect 3-for-3 at the

Glazy Day: Round Rock rolls into the Donuts

Rangers' Triple-A affiliate pays homage to famous local bakery
@Steph_Sheehan
July 28, 2023

Round Rock Donuts taste different than regular ol’ donuts. Just ask the hundreds of Express fans who lined up outside of Dell Diamond in 110-degree heat to get their hands not on the delicious treat, but a jersey with donuts all over it. On July 21, the Rangers’ Triple-A affiliate

Carter, Acuña bring out the bats for Frisco

Rangers prospects combine for six hits, RBIs in 19-run outburst
@Steph_Sheehan
July 26, 2023

The Rangers have made headlines in recent years for their promising crop of young arms in the farm system. But Evan Carter and Luisangel Acuña are here to remind everyone that the future is bright at the plate, too. Carter -- the club’s No. 1 and baseball’s No. 6 overall

Rangers sign No. 4 overall pick Langford

According to a source, Langford signed for an overslot $8 million bonus
July 18, 2023

ARLINGTON -- The possibility of playing professional baseball didn’t truly become real for Wyatt Langford until midway through his sophomore season at the University of Florida. A Trenton, Fla., native, Langford went undrafted out of high school and played just four games for the Gators during his freshman season. It

The Road to The Show™: Futures Game rosters

Holliday, Lawlar among stars to watch at prospect showcase
@Gerard_Gilberto
June 27, 2023

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. A marquee event on the baseball calendar has come into focus with Monday’s announcement of the 2023 SiriusXM

Carter flexes wrist, power in RoughRiders return

Top Texas prospect finishes double shy of cycle in first game back
June 22, 2023

Evan Carter removed any questions about soreness in his right wrist with an emphatic return to Double-A Frisco's lineup Wednesday night, as MLB Pipeline's No. 8 overall prospect nearly hit for the cycle in his first game back with the RoughRiders since June 1. Carter tripled in his first at-bat,

The Road to The Show™: Who’s up next?

Reds' De La Cruz, Mets' Mauricio knocking on door to Majors
@Gerard_Gilberto
May 30, 2023

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. For top prospects throughout the Minors, two months of play can go a long way toward revealing which

The Show Before The Show: Episode 404

Rangers prospect Carter talks hot start at Double-A Frisco
@SamDykstraMiLB
April 28, 2023

Check out the latest episodes of The Show Before the Show, MiLB.com's official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts. The podcast is also available via Spotify, Stitcher and other

The Road to The Show™: 2022 Draft Picks

Holliday, Rocker, Hughes among early-season standouts
@Gerard_Gilberto
April 25, 2023

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at how some 2022 Draft picks have fared in their first month of full-season action. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here.