Crop Rotation: The State of Texas’ Minor Leagues Post Trade Deadline

With the trade deadline passed (RIP Travis Demeritte, Dillon Tate, Erik Swanson, Nick Green, Lewis Brinson, and Luis Ortiz) and the late season promotions impending, it’s time to take a look at the developments in the Texas Rangers’ Minor Leagues. I’ll start with the good, then the bad,and finally any leftover MLB.com top 30 prospects. So here it is; 5600 […]

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First half debrief: Despite heavy blows, Rangers remain standing

When the season started for the 2016 Texas Rangers, the fans held lofty expectations. Certain professionals had them listed as division winners, at the least, and a select few were expecting a potential rematch of the 2010 World Series, pitting Texas against the San Francisco Giants. Barring the one “baseball nerd” that has Texas winning just over 80 games, it’s […]

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Back It Up: The State of Catching in Arlington

Rangers won’t survive having Holaday and Nicolas as their catchers — jamie (@JamieLanders10) April 26, 2016 @Friar_Faithful so why you keep trying to send him to texas. The Rangers already have enough bad catchers — Brooks⚾ (@brooksy__d) April 14, 2016   There were calls throughout the offseason for the Rangers’ brass to acquire a front-line backstop. Fans seemed to tire […]

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Minor League Rosters Breakdown

The Rangers announced the minor league rosters yesterday morning. It mostly went as expected, but a few surprises including a top prospect are starting the year in Frisco. Note that the starters/relievers are in certain cases, educated guesswork from me as the rosters weren’t released with these distinctions and a few pitchers could easily be fit into either category. Also, Myles […]

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Out Of The Gates, Onto The Pine: Bench Battle

Let’s face it, there are now zero spots in the Texas Rangers Opening Day 9-man roster to be decided (barring injury, of course). Your likely lineup against the Seattle Mariners’ King Felix Hernandez will probably look like this: DeLino DeShields – Center Field Shin-Soo Choo – Right Field Prince Fielder – Designated Hitter Adrian Beltre – Third Base Mitch Moreland – First Base Ian Desmond – Left Field Rougned […]

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Rangers AFL Review

Last Saturday, this year’s Arizona Fall League campaign concluded as the Surprise Saguaros secured their first Championships since 1995. The squad included a few of the Rangers farmhands on its roster. In this article, we’ll take a look at how they performed during the fall competition. Jorge Alfaro All Alfaro did in this fall is taking his #TheLegend status to […]

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