Kevin Sutton

What the Rangers are worth. 78 comments

There’s a reason why baseball players demand so much money. Baseball teams have it. Boatloads of it. For the first time ever, according to Forbes, all thirty teams are worth more than one billion dollars. In fact, the average team is worth almost double that—$1.75 billion. In the twenty-two years […]

Out with the old. 143 comments

  Here is the difference between this season (so far) and the past few Rangers seasons. The Rangers had a five-run lead and you never expected them to lose. In fact, you expected them to put the foot on the throat and keep piling it on. Neither thing happened, of […]

Rangers are a contender. 216 comments

  No longer is it a question of whether this Rangers team is a contender. It is. It isn’t contending for a division crown. It isn’t contending for the first wild card spot. But it is contending for the second wild card spot. In fact, it’s in the driver’s seat. The […]

Smyly struggles again. 366 comments

  So now the Rangers have a moment of truth. Does Drew Smyly get another start? The better way to ask that question is, do the Rangers actually think they have a legitimate shot at a wild card? If yes, then no. If no, then—why? Why give Drew Smyly another […]

DeShields figures it out. 179 comments

  Maybe there is something to being sent down. Maybe that is a way to rehabilitate a struggling career. Maybe it can give a player a kickstart. Maybe it’s not just banishment. Maybe it’s not forever. Maybe being sent down isn’t the same thing as being sentanced. And maybe Delino DeShields […]