How deep are the holes the Rangers need to fill on offense?
Out of 30 teams, only one had worse offense production from the catcher position, and that was Detroit, which lost 114 games.
Here is the breakdown of where Rangers catchers ended the season in some key stats, with their position among the 30 major league teams.
Take a look around the infield and there’s carnage everywhere as well.
They were 26 out of 30 at first, 29 out of 30 at second, 22 out of 30 at third, and 15 out of 30 at short.
So, nowhere in the infield was this team above average anywhere. And mostly it was scraping the bottom.
To make matters worse, so far none of those four positions has been improved.
The Rangers infield, as a whole, or more aptly as a huge gaping hole, batted just .241 collectively for 2019. It was ugly around the horn.
Here is the breakdown of where Rangers infielders ended the season in some key stats, with their position among the 30 major league teams.
In a nutshell, the Rangers are below average in five of the nine offensive positions, or more than half of their lineup.
There are two things numbers don’t do.
Two, make the Rangers appear competitive.