Daily Archives: May 25, 2023

A tale of two cities.

The Rangers go to Baltimore for three games. Texas is in first. Baltimore is in second. Wait. Texas first? Baltimore second? Is this some sort of bizarro world, opposite universe dream? Aren’t these two throw-in-the-towel teams? Each team’s last six seasons have been almost mirror images of one another. Shop […]

Leclerc “earns” a hold.

And that is how a Rangers game should go this year. Get an early lead, hold into the lead—barely. Hold being the word of note, here. The Hold stat is one of the most worthless stats in baseball. It started as a way to give middle relievers a little love […]