2015 Texas Rangers Winter Caravan begins January 9; Caravan presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors

Rangers personalities to make appearances at 13 Academy Sports + Outdoors locations in January; Rangers will also make stops at homes of Round Rock Express and Frisco RoughRiders

Arlington, Texas-Plans have been finalized for the 2015 Texas Rangers Winter Caravan. Presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, Rangers players, coaches, broadcasters, and alumni will make appearances 13 Academy Sports + Outdoors locations in Texas during January as part of the Winter Caravan.

 

The complete schedule of Rangers appearances at Academy Sports + Outdoors locations (all are open free of charge to the public; schedule of participants is subject to change; number of autographs to be signed may be limited depending on location; please visit www.academy.com or texasrangers.com for complete details):

 

Friday, January 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, 8668 South Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX 75703

Scheduled to Appear: Michael Choice, Shawn Tolleson

Saturday, January 10, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, 2600 West University Drive, Denton, TX 76201

Scheduled to Appear: Shin-Soo Choo, Jurickson Profar

Thursday, January 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, 1104 C-Bar Ranch Trail, Cedar Park, TX 78613

Scheduled to Appear: Jeff Banister, Steve Buechele, Robinson Chirinos, Derek Holland, Matt Hicks

Friday, January 16, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, 15350 I-35 North (at Olympia Parkway), Selma, TX 78154

Scheduled to Appear: Jeff Banister, Steve Buechele, Robinson Chirinos, Derek Holland, Matt Hicks

Saturday, January 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Academy Sports + Outdoors, 210 North New Road, Waco, TX 76710

Scheduled to Appear: Jeff Banister, Steve Buechele, Robinson Chirinos, Derek Holland, Matt Hicks

Tuesday, January 20, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, 3201 Lawrence Road, Wichita Falls, TX 76308

Scheduled to Appear: Nick Martinez, Mitch Moreland, Nick Tepesch

Wednesday, January 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, 1101 West Arbrook Boulevard, Arlington, TX 76015

Scheduled to Appear: Jeff Banister, Mitch Moreland, Nick Tepesch, Tom Grieve

Thursday, January 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Academy Sports + Outdoors, 3677 Emporium Circle, Mesquite, TX 75150

Scheduled to Appear: Rougned Odor, Martin Perez, Luis Sardinas, Eleno Ornelas

Sunday, January 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, 1720 West University Drive, McKinney, TX 75069

Scheduled to Appear: Nick Martinez, Nick Tepesch, others TBA

Sunday, January 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, 5836 North Tarrant Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76137

Scheduled to Appear: Colby Lewis, Robbie Ross Jr.

Monday, January 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, 3950 John Knox Drive (at Cedar Run Road), Abilene, TX 79606

Scheduled to Appear: Robbie Ross, Jr., Tanner Scheppers, Jake Smolinski, Emily Jones

Tuesday, January 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, 12700 South Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76028

Scheduled to Appear: Jake Smolinski, Shawn Tolleson, Eric Nadel

Thursday, January 29, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Academy Sports + Outdoors, 4920 North Garland Road, Garland, TX 75040

Scheduled to Appear: Matt Harrison, Tanner Scheppers

 

The participants at each Academy Sports + Outdoors appearance on the 2015 Winter Caravan will be updated at texasrangers.com as they are confirmed.

 

The FOX Sports Southwest Winter Caravan Express will be at selected Academy Sports + Outdoors appearances on the Rangers Caravan.    

 

The 2015 Rangers Winter Caravan is sponsored in part by FOX Sports Southwest, CBS11/TXA21, 105.3 The Fan, and ESPN DePortes 1540 AM.

 

2015 RANGERS WINTER CARAVAN TO MAKE STOPS IN ROUND ROCK AND FRISCO

 

The 2015 Texas Rangers Winter Caravan will also be making stops at the homes of the team's top two farm clubs, Dell Diamond in Round Rock and Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco.

 

Thursday, January 15: Event with the Round Rock Express at Dell Diamond, 12 noon

The Rangers will make a stop at Dell Diamond, home of their Triple-A affiliate, the Round Rock Express. The event will be held in the United Heritage Conference Center and doors will open at 11:00 a.m.

Tickets for the luncheon are on sale through the Round Rock Express ticket office (512-255-2255) and online at www.RoundRockExpress.com. Individual general admission tickets are $40. Fans can also reserve a table of eight for $315. The event, presented by Cody Pools, will begin at noon with an autograph session for ticketed attendees following the program.

Scheduled to Appear: Jeff Banister, Steve Buechele, Elvis Andrus, Robinson Chirinos, Derek Holland, Matt Hicks

 

Saturday, January 31: Event with the Frisco RoughRiders at Dr Pepper Ballpark, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

The Rangers will make a stop at Dr Pepper Ballpark, home of their Double-A affiliate, the Frisco RoughRiders. The event is open free of charge.

Scheduled to Appear: Derek Holland, Matt Harrison, Tanner Scheppers, Shawn Tolleson, others TBA. More information will be available by going to ridersbaseball.com in early January.

 

An updated listing of Texas Rangers appearances open to the public can be found at texasrangers.com.