Gallo and the rest.

This Texas Rangers team goes only as far as Joey Gallo takes it. To say he is the offense is not an understatement. He is the only offensive weapon the Rangers have. Without him, each game is like entering a gun fight with a butter knife. Thankfully, he has taken […]


A forgettable debut.

Jordan Lyles made his Texas Rangers debut yesterday. Ironically, the pitcher on the mound for the Giants was Drew Smyly, last year’s version of him, another in a series of Jon Daniels Dollar General bargain bin pitchers. Lyles was trying to show that his impressive run with the Brewers at […]


Same old offense.

Maybe the five-run eighth inning of Wednesday’s game was a fluke. Maybe the offense didn’t get a wake up call.  For one pitch, it looked like all the talk that the Rangers new ballpark was a dead zone for offense might just be warranted. Turns out it’s the Rangers lineup […]


Leclerc goes down.

Five games into the season and the Rangers have as many victories as shoulder tears. Two days after Corey Kluber’s season is most likely ended because of a torn shoulder muscle, the Rangers learn that closer Jose Leclerc has suffered the same fate. It’s the same teres major muscle that […]


Finally.

First they finally got a hit. That came in the fourth. Then, it was time for them to maybe try to string together what’s called a big inning. That happened. Finally. And just when it was needed most. After Rangers manager Chris Woodward committed the cardinal sin of removing a […]


Magic number is 90.

Going into a normal regular season, you’d wonder if the Rangers could get to ninety wins. Four games into this sixty-game season, you wonder if they could get to ninety runs. After four games, two in which they have been no-hit through six innings, the Texas Rangers are on pace […]


One and done.

The news wasn’t good. A Grade 2 tear in the teres major muscle in the shoulder of his pitching arm. It appears Corey Kluber’s stint with the Rangers might have lasted all of eighteen pitches. Let’s relive his glorious Texas Rangers career. He threw seven pitches to Rockies center fielder […]


Kluber goes one inning.

The Corey Kluber era hit a huge brick wall.  One of the few truly great pitchers the Rangers have ever had, a pitcher who, himself, has two more Cy Young awards than the entire franchise combined, had to leave his first game with his new team after one inning with […]


As scripted.

So far, after two games, the Rangers are following the script.  As expected, they can pitch. Really well. As expected, they can’t hit. Especially not when it counts. Lance Lynn and the Rangers bullpen didn’t give up a run on Friday. Never in the history of baseball has a team […]


A return to normalcy.

For once, it felt good to feel normal again. It felt good to forget about what was happening throughout our country. It felt good to not have everything in life dictated by a damn virus. It felt good to see the invisible enemy being rendered irrelevant.  These past five months have […]