Texas Rangers


Otto struggles again.   Recently updated !

Glen Otto’s last two starts have not been pretty. Sunday, he gave up six earned runs in just two innings. Last night, four earned in four innings. But that came off winning three decisions in a row. So, is a 5.63 ERA good enough? Depends. In most rotations, that would […]


Three months in the books.   Recently updated !

The first three months of the season are in the books. Well, because of the lockout ending so late, it’s more like two-and-a-half months. Still, while there have been ups and downs, at least it’s a book that’s holding your interest. Unlike like year when you wanted to douse it […]


Travel advice

As a handy guide to Rangers fans, the helpful staff at RR3 has compiled a list of Ten Things You Don’t Want To Travel With. For your convenience, it is reprinted below: TEN THINGS YOU DO NOT WANT TO TRAVEL WITH: A screaming baby. 2. A puppy. 3. Your ex. […]


Finally.

Wait. So that’s what it looks like when Marcus Semien and Corey Seager both show up on the same night? That was good. Really good. Rare, but good. This was the offensive combination the Rangers imagined when they plunked a few hundred million dollars at these two players in free […]


Been there, done that.

Rangers fans have seen this before. In fact, eight times before.  Since the Rangers finally reached .500 on May 31st, only to then immediately lose seven of its next nine games, they had crawled back to within two games of .500 eight times before last night. They lost all eight […]


Same old problem.

Coming into this season, starting pitching was supposed to be this team’s weakness. It was so bad, the Rangers signed Martin Perez to fill one of the slots. They had him penciled in as their number five starter. How bad was the rotation going to be? They signed Jon Gray […]


Mr Clutch.

That’s what Adolis Garcia does. He has a knack for hitting a home run when his team really needs it. His first home run of the season came on opening day. It tied the game 8-8.   His second home run was a two-run shot against the Angels. It tied the […]


No support.

Two on. Ninth inning. One out. Down by one run. Who do you want up? The top of your lineup. Presumably your two best hitters. The two guys you lavished with long-term, hundred-million-dollar contracts. Marcus Semiem pops up mildly on an 0-2 pitch. Not advancing a runner. Corey Seager lines […]


Rangers team leaders.

This is one of those rare weeks when the Rangers had two off-days. The good thing about that is, it allows them to skip their fifth man in the rotation.  Off-days also give the staff at RR3 time to check the Rangers stats and leader boards. After 68 games, the […]


Unpredictable.

It’s funny how this sport, and every other major league sport, has done a 180 on its opinion or and support for gambling. Ever since the Black Sox scandal of 1919, gambling has been a taboo subject in Major League Baseball, and rightfully so. The integrity of the game is […]