Monthly Archives: December 2023

Rule changes for 2024.

Major League Baseball has announced a few rules changes for 2024. They are certainly not as drastic as the changes made last offseason and implemented in 2023, that added a pitch clock which made the game crisper, and eliminated the shift which made the game fairer. Perhaps the biggest change […]


It’s been a slow, boring offseason. Not much to report or talk about.. And yesterday that trend contented when the Rangers announced they signed Tyler Mahle to a two-year deal. A sore-armed, broken down pitcher? Is Jon Daniels back? Okay, it’s not that bad. But this one is somewhat of […]

Bullpen rebuild begins with Yates.

The Rangers started their long-awaited rebuild of their bullpen yesterday by signing free agent Kirby Yates. It was a bullpen that blew more saves than it converted, yet somehow held on through the playoffs, thanks to Jose Leclerc and Josh Sborz. But the Rangers cannot go through an entire season […]

News about Nathan Whitten.

Some times these are too difficult to write. It’s with profound sadness that I pass along the news that one of our fellow Rangers Rounding 3rd friends needs as many thoughts, prayers, good wishes, and luck that we can send his way. Nathan Whitten, who posts here as John Ed […]