Texas Rangers

June 1, 2015.   Recently updated !

As this slogs into June, we are getting used to life with no baseball. This one is about Josh, whose life was beautiful on the field and a tragic train wreck off it. YOU CAN’T MAKE THIS STUFF UP. Two home runs on Friday. Two inning-changing walks on Saturday. So […]

May 31, 2015.   Recently updated !

This is when I was asked to leave a Rangers game for making fun of a player’s hair. HIGHLIGHTS FROM YESTERDAY. This one could be about how dominating Chi Chi Gonzalez was in his first major league start, holding the Boston Red Sox to no runs and just one hit […]

May 30, 2019.

Early on last season, this team was winning. It’s much more fun when they win. A SUCCESSFUL ROAD TRIP. Some things we haven’t seen the Rangers do in a while, we saw them do yesterday. Win a series on the road. Not have a losing road trip. Have a comeback victory […]

May 29, 2019.

Remember a year ago when the Rangers had the worst rotation in baseball despite having two of its better pitchers? SAMPSON STRONG AGAIN. The Rangers went into this season with three of the worst pitchers at the bottom of their rotation than they’ve ever had. And, given this team’s pitching […]

May 28, 2017.

When Yu Darvish took the mound for the Rangers, he had the uncanny ability to keep both teams from scoring. The Rangers, for some reason, struggled to score runs for Darvish. ONE LOUSY PITCH. On the very first pitch of the game from a Toronto Blue Jays pitcher, Shin-Soo Choo […]

May 27, 2019.

Baseball, even pitch-count, home-run-or-strikeout, defense-isn’t-important baseball is sorely missed. A MASTERPIECE RUINED. Back in 2012, in a small village in Spain, a woman decided to restore a masterpiece that had been painted in the 1930s but had since deteriorated What she ended up doing was one of the biggest debacles in […]

May 26, 2016.

This one is about watching Mike Sciocia’s facial expressions during a game. WHAT’S GREAT ABOUT SPORTS Two of my favorite moments TV sports watching are: One, the end of nearly every Cowboys game when they cut to the owner’s suite and Jerry Jones has that look of cluelessness on his […]

May 24, 2019.

Gallo had a breakout season in 2019. GALLO GETTING NATIONAL LOVE. Mike Petriello of mlb.com asked a question. Is Joey Gallo making a case for MVP? Gallo, he points out, has been the best hitter in the American league by OPS and a few other silly new-age stats. And, he […]

May 23, 2015.

Of all the past articles from May 23rds I could re-post, nothing was more appropriate than this to capture the spirit of everyone on this site, especially now that times are tough and people still come back. We’ve lost too many good souls here. FOR MOJO. Today is the memorial […]

May 22, 2018.

This article could be as relevant today as it was two years ago. LOOKING FOR OTHER THINGS. At this point it’s not about wins or loses. From here on out it’s about player development and retooling the roster. According to Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News, the Rangers have told other clubs […]