Corey Seager.   Recently updated !

The player with the third-most home runs in the Rangers new ballpark is now a Ranger. Corey Seager is coming to Texas, having signed a ten-year deal to be the Rangers shortstop of the future. Remember when The Shed opened and Joey Gallo got it in his head it was […]

It begins.   Recently updated !

The Rangers dipped into the free agent market yesterday. Three times. With varying degrees of success. Marcus Semien, seven years for $175 million.Former Rangers manager Ron Washington’s fingerprints are all over the 31-year-old Semien. When Semien came up with the Chicago White Sox in 2103, he was mostly a third […]

Wednesday is D-Day.

December 1 is coming soon. Wednesday, in fact. If the owners and players don’t have a deal in place by the end of the day Wednesday, the long dark winter begins. Everything will be put on hold. That includes the Rangers rebuilding process, which actually took a step backward with […]

Giving thanks.

Every year on this day, we take a moment to reflect on everything we are thankful for. As a Rangers fan, it might seem like a short list, but that’s only if you look at it pessimistically. There is lots to be thankful for. There’s the…uh…that one thing…uh…you know, the… […]

Rangers setting up for Rule 5.

The Rangers prepared their roster for the upcoming Rule 5 draft. It’s always worth noting not only who they protect but also who they don’t protect. They added Ezequiel Duran, Ronny Hernandez, and Ricky Vanasco to the 40-man roster. So they are protected. Players who they left unprotected include outfielders […]

Seiya Suzuki.

Japanese star outfielder Seiya Suzuki is on his way to MLB. There are a few steps, and a few possible snags. First, he needs to be posted by his current Japanese League team, the Hiroshima Carp. That is expected to happen next week, since the Nippon Professional Baseball World Series […]

Rookie of the Year.

Tampa Bay’s Randy Arozarena won the American League Rookie of the Year award for 2021. Many Rangers fans were hoping that honor would go to Adolis Garcia. And for a while he looked like he was a lock for it. But in the end, he wasn’t one of the three […]

The Hot Air League.

Some people like the offseason. The Hot Stove League as it’s called. I find it to be more like the Hot Air League. Endless drivel about where this guy might go, who is in play for that guy, mystery teams emerging at the last minute for Player X. It’s not […]

Market dollars.

The beginning of free agent season is always the cat and mouse game. Free agents are reluctant to sign early with a team because someone might sign later for more and they leave money on the table. Teams are reluctant to sign a free agent early because they don’t want […]

Silver Slugging awards.

The Silver Slugger awards were announced yesterday. It’s an award that goes out to the best hitter at every position in both leagues. To nobody’s surprise, not a single Ranger was named.  As a public service to Rangers management, who frequently reads this site, here is a handy guide to […]