Bargain shopping again. 14 comments

The Rangers went shopping at the Goodwill store again. This time they picked up twos pitcher and an outfielder. Pitchers Shelby Miller and Jeanmar Gomez signed deals with Texas. Miller’s is a major league deal and he is expected to go into the Rangers rotation. Gomez’s is a minor league […]

Nashville gets a bullpen coach. 7 comments

It’s not much Rangers news but its about all there is. The Rangers have hired Eric Gagne as their bullpen coach in Triple-A Nashville. Gagne was a former dominating closer for the Dodgers. So dominating, in fact, he won he Cy Young in 2003 as as a reliever. He finished […]

Third degree. 18 comments

We have talked about who is available to play third this season for the Rangers. T.R. Sullivan must have heard us. He wrote about it yesterday: Miguel Andujar: He hit .297 with 47 doubles, 27 home runs and 92 RBIs for the Yankees last season, finishing second in voting for […]

The experts talk. 9 comments

Gerry Fraley from the Dallas Morning News answered readers’ questions about the Rangers yesterday. Here are some of the more interesting points made. When asked about the Rangers approach of stockpiling pitchers, as opposed to what the Cubs and Astros did of stockpiling offense and then buying pitchers, Fraley response […]

Optimism from within. 15 comments

“Going into the new ballpark, you want to put the best product you can going into a new stadium like that. I think that you are starting to see him build now for then. But you look at what the As did last year, and with the offense that Texas […]

More arms. 22 comments

More depth for the pile. The Rangers picked up three more pitchers in this front office’s thirteen-year quest to develop just one good one. They claimed Luke Farrell off waivers from Los Anaheim. Farrell is best known for being the son of former Boston and Toronto manager John Farrell. He’s […]

Fastest man. 9 comments

With nothing to talk about and no baseball for another five weeks or more, once again has a list. This list is the fastest prospect in each organization’s system. Random, to be sure. But it’s early January. Much better than the list of teams in each division that have […]

RIP, Super Dave. 10 comments

  Comedian Bob Einstein died yesterday. You may remember him as his alter-ego Super Dave Osborne, a character he created in the ’80s that was inspired by Evel Knievel. But the opposite. Every stunt Super Dave tried ended up in catastrophe and pain. Einstein got his start as a writer […]

Month to month. 10 comments

With so many games against division rivals to kick off the season, it’s pretty imperative that Texas gets off to a quick start.  So, how have the Rangers done lately in that regard? Not so good. The past five years, the Rangers are twelve games under .500 in April (adding […]

2019. 6 comments

It’s 2019. Time to start looking forward to the upcoming season. Here is the schedule. You should be able to drag this off here and onto your desktop. The Rangers will be put to the test almost immediately. Twenty-three of their first twenty-eight games are against division foes. Texas could get […]