Lead leaders.

Ten teams, one winner. It’s playoffs time.

The playoffs start today for baseball. The long dark reckoning starts for the Rangers.

This season saw a lot of really great baseball. Very little of it came from Arlington. Even less when the Rangers went on the road.

Here’s how Rangers faired against the leaders in the major categories. Or, in other words, how far the Rangers have to go on the road to respectability.

Offensive leaders:

Pitching leaders:

Jordan Lyles was the Rangers best pitcher in 2021. Let that sink in. He had a 5.15 ERA. He was the only Ranger with enough innings pitched to qualify for the ERA title.

Enough about bad baseball for now. Let the playoffs begin.