Texas Rangers

Steps. 65 comments

  Looking at the positives, Drew Smyly pitched his best game of the year. The Rangers offense continued to click at home. And Khris Davis hit only one home run. Steps forward. Other than that one thing—the Rangers blowing a 6-1 lead thing—it was a good game By the final […]

What this team needed. 89 comments

  What this team needs: Delino DeShields playing like the promise of Delino DeShields. What this team doesn’t need: Jose Leclerc playing like the ghost of Tanner Scheppers. Both extremes were on display last night. Luckily the DeShields overshadowed the Leclerc and the Rangers were able to split the two-game […]

The future is always bright. 196 comments

“Other teams might kick themselves for trading away their top pitching prospects only to see them succeed, to varying degrees, elsewhere. Yet the Rangers have one of the deepest pitching systems in the game. In fact, of their top 10 prospects, per Baseball America, they feature seven pitchers, three of […]

The first ten games. 90 comments

  The Rangers have their first off day of the season to reflect on their first ten games. And what have we learned. After the Cubs series, which the Rangers won two games to one, we learned that the Rangers are capable of rallies, capable of hitting with men in […]

Relentless. 191 comments

  Some games are won with dramatic soul-crushing home runs in the last inning. Some are won with anti-climatic soul-crushing home runs in the first inning. Like last night’s game. After four hitters, it was 3-0, thanks to Joey Gallo’s second home run of the season. Not long after that […]