Edinson Volquez re-emerged from oblivion the other day. He pitched a scoreless inning in a meaningless loss to Seattle at home. The inning he pitched was anything but meaningless. September is will mean the world to him. Volquez was part of the Tommy John Trio that included fellow surgery patients […]
The Rangers named their opening day start. To nobody’s surprise, it’s Mike Minor. He is the only of the five in the rotation who isn’t new to the Rangers this season. And he is the only one to have had a winning record last season. Minor was 12-8 with Texas, […]
Nothing to report in Rangersland except for what is on MLBtraderumors.com: “The Rangers have continued to discuss a couple of free-agent infielders—Josh Harrison and Yangervis Solarte—and stayed in contact with free-agent right-hander Adam Ottavino, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports. “Either Harrison or Solarte, the latter of whom […]
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in RR3-land. Thanks to everyone for another great year of Rangers talk, baseball talk, and talk about everything and anything else.
With the hiring of their new pitching coach, the Rangers coaching staff is now mostly set. Yesterday, Texas announced Julio Rangel will replace Doug Brocail as the team’s pitching coach. Rangel never pitched or coached in the major leagues. As a player, he spent seven seasons mostly in the Yankees […]
It was deGrom and Snell for Cy Youngs. A lot of debate about both, but in my opinion both were no brainers. With deGrom it was he only had ten victories. With Snell it was he had the fewest innings pitched of any starter to win the award. Neither had […]
The Red Sox led all of baseball in wins, runs scored, hits, doubles, runs batted in, batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and OPS. It’s a powerhouse offense. The Dodgers are the first World Series team to have had more strikeouts than hits. But they sported the second-best team ERA […]