Chatting with the Voice of the Ballpark

An Interview with The Voice of The Ballpark, Chuck Morgan Rangers Executive Vice President, Ballpark Entertainment & Productions – the great Chuck Morgan – answered some of SDI’s most frequently asked questions about music and entertainment at the Ballpark: What’s the origin of Cotton-Eyed Joe in the 7th-inning stretch? I wish I knew the exact origin of the Cotton-Eyed Joe at Rangers games, but […]

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A pair apart

 “He led America by example. He reminded our people of what was right and he reminded them of what was wrong. I think it can be safely said today that Jackie Robinson made the United States a better nation.” – former American League President Gene Budig, on Jackie Robinson’s legacy “He gave the term ‘complete’ a new meaning. He made […]

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SDI Prospect Rankings – #6 Luke Jackson

After making his Major League Debut (finally!) last season,the 24-year-old right hander Luke Jackson is the oldest prospect on our list but he won’t be a prospect for long. Standing at 6′-2″, LuJax, as they call him, logged 6.1 total innings down the stretch in 2015. SDI Prospect Rankings – #7 Yohander Mendez SDI Prospect Rankings – #8 Josh Morgan SDI Prospect Rankings – #9 […]

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2016 Position Preview – Left Field

Schadenfreude. The word means pleasure derived from another person’s misfortune. In baseball, it tends to take on a much more personal level at various times during the season: star players underperforming, losses during the stretch run of the season, bone-headed game management, etc. For your Texas Rangers there are 182 opportunities to experience schadenfreude, depending on how many times they […]

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LIVE UPDATES: 2015 Rangers Winter Meeting Tracker

As the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings progress in Nashville, we’ll post the latest updates and rumors from those in attendance. The latest updates will appear towards the top of the feed. 10:10AM (12/10/15) In a minor move, Texas traded lefty Will Lamb to the White Sox for Double-A righty starter Myles Jaye. They also re-signed James Jones to a minor league deal. 9:37AM […]

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SDI Prospect Rankings: #8 Lewis Brinson

Introducing the stereotypical Texas Rangers prospect: Lewis Brinson. Texas’ MO with early round picks the last few years, has been toolsy position players with iffy hit tools. Lewis Brinson is the embodiment of this profile. He was drafted 29th overall in 2012 because of his raw athleticism that scouts, front office executives, and prospect romantics like me love to dream […]

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