Hot stove league: Free agent designated hitters. 37 comments

Never before has this team been so set in the designated hitter role. But when you have a general manager who thinks he is playing fantatsy baseball, where defense doesn’t matter, that happens.

Choo’s, Calhoun’s, Profar’s, and Mazara’s best position is DH. And before Odor’s stunning reversal of fortune, he was the poster boy for players who should DH, except for that one nagging nit. He couldn’t hit either.

But if you were a team looking for a DH, there are five available. The top four are pretty good.

Nelson Cruz
Evan Gattis
Logan Morrison
Matt Davidson
Robbie Grossman

(Players in bold are former Rangers.)