At times the Rangers have one of the best second baseman in baseball. At times the Rangers have one of the worst second baseman in baseball. It’s hard to say where he is, other than to say he isn’t in the top ten. Here is who is:
Once again, the Rangers don’t have a player represented on this list. But with an luck, they will soon. Ronald Guzman’s rookie season of 2018 showed some moments of promise, his three-home-run game being the stand out. But it’s a long, difficult journey to make the top ten list at […]
Offensively, the Rangers took a huge step backward in their catching, bringing in Jeff Mathis, a career .190 hitter. Last season, throughout baseball, pitchers batted .115. So, batting Jeff Mathis isn’t much better than batting a pitcher. Many teams, though, do have great catchers. Here are the top ten.
With a week to go before baseball activity starts, here is the second annual RR3 Top Ten list. Today, it’s the Top 10 starting pitchers. Your mileage may vary.
Apparently, Jon Daniels hates the term rebuild. He prefers to call what he is doing a “development phase.” Rebuild is more accurate. That’s what it is. Daniels rebuilt a losing team into an elite champion. Then he deforested it into a last-place team. Now he is trying to rebuild it. […]
The Rangers couldn’t get Shohei Ohtani last off-season. So, this off-season they got the econo version: Matt Davidson. The Rangers signed the former White Sox corner infielder and occasional pitcher to a minor league contract and are letting him earn the backup role at first, and a place in […]
Once again, T. R. Sullivan answers Rangers’ fans mail on mlb.com, and once again, without permission, I add my two-cents worth. I can honestly see this team surprising a lot of people. The rotation, if they’re close to what they were before injuries, can be great. That being said, if […]
The equipment trucks are on their way to Surprise. The players are making their last-minute preparations. The front office is looking for more candidates to fill the bullpen. The Tommy John surgeons are on speed dial. February is here. In two weeks, so too will be baseball. And with it, […]
If your job was to develop a team’s farm system, and the league you were developing that system for discounted your efforts, and then somebody asked you to evaluate the job you have done, chances are pretty good you are going to say you are doing a great job. That’s […]