Texas Rangers

Closers. 58 comments

On the day that former Rangers All-Star Ian Kinsler became a Los Angeles Angel, the current Rangers are talking to Brandon Kintzler as a potential bullpen piece, along with Fernando Rodney. Rodney is the guy who can’t seem to figure out how to put on his cap. It’s always crooked. […]

Big Zack attack. 66 comments

Rumor has it that the Rangers are talking to the Diamondbacks about Zack Greinke. It makes no sense from Arizona’s standpoint. Why would the Diamondbacks trade Greinke? Why would a team that is on the upswing, that won 93 games, that made the post-season, trade their best pitcher? Yes, he […]

After Ohtani. 21 comments

Disappointment rears its disappointing head once again. Shohei Ohtani made his decision. And it isn’t Arlington. So now Jon Daniels can go to work on Plan B. The winter meetings start Sunday. Daniels is usually very active in those meetings. If he plans to build a wild-card worthy team, he is […]

Plans. 32 comments

Jon Daniels told T. R. Sullivan that the emphasis this offseason will be on pitching and not on upgrading the club’s lineup. “From a position-player standpoint,” he explained, “we are of the mindset to give all of our guys that have been here or knocking at the door a true […]

Minor deal. 23 comments

  The Rangers have done it again. They have made everyone in baseball scratch their heads and wonder, What in the heck were they thinking? Yesterday on MLB Network Radio, for much of the day of programming, they were trying to figure out why in the world Jon Daniels would […]

Really? 24 comments

Really? Miles Mikolas? $15.5 million for two years? Miles Bleeeping Mikolas? What the heck? Mikolas last played in the major leagues in 2014, when he started ten games for the Rangers with an ERA of 6.44. He was not good. He was banished to Japan. And now he comes back […]