Deja Vu all over again

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: the Rangers lost a game last night due to their lineup misfiring on all cylinders and their bullpen being unable to contain the opposing offense. This seems to be a recurring theme with the Rangers this year, and, as Yogi Berra used to say, last night was “Deja Vu all over again”. […]

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It was ugly, but it was a win

The Texas Rangers defeated the Houston Astros on Thursday afternoon, 10-4. It was another bizarre game in what was a week full of bizarre games down in the Bayou City. On paper, the Rangers lost 3 of 4 games—and had little business winning Thursday, for that matter. When you take a step back though, you realize that the Rangers didn’t […]

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Martinez, Andrus Team Up for a Walk-Off Start to the Weekend

It’s not supposed to be 55 degrees in April in Arlington. Spot starters aren’t supposed to take no-hitters into the 6th inning. The Rangers aren’t supposed to out-pitch the Royals. A slumping team shouldn’t have the fortitude to bookend a blowout with two walkoff wins. These Rangers really don’t care much for convention. After all, they’re first in home runs […]

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David Rollins, Brady Dragmire, and the Carousel That Never Ends

Off-season waiver claims rarely matter. Sure, there’s a Shawn Tolleson every now and then. But for the most part the guys we’re talking about here are the guys no one really knows and no one really will know. For instance, last off-season the Rangers claimed only Andy Wilkins. They lost through waivers Lisalverto Bonilla and Wilkins. In the 2014-15 off-season, […]

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Hot Stove Week 3 – The 40-Man Roster

Coming off of a week in which Ian Desmond rejected the Rangers’ Qualifying Offer of one year at $17.2 million, MLB Free Agency is completely underway without any further impediments. (Unless you count that big thing called the Collective Bargaining Agreement that has to be settled by December 1st; I suppose that’s a big deal.) Across the league, two players accepted their […]

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