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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SDI MD: Examining The Injury History of the New Texas Rangers

If you’re reading this, you survived. The trade deadline that is. Let me just start off by saying all of the anxiety, suspense, twitter refreshing, pacing around, nausea and vomiting WAS SO WORTH IT. The lineup speaks for itself, and they somehow got away with minimal damage. JD is a wizard, Harry. Beltran, Lucroy, and Jeffress. Welcome to Texas! Now for […]

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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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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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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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SDI Prospect Rankings – #9 Ryan Cordell

Ryan Cordell‘s 2015 season began with extreme intrigue and finished with moderate disappointment. Before spring training, the Rangers decided to move the corner outfielder to shortstop, yet Cordell hadn’t played shortstop since high school. On the outside it looked like a bold move that could pay off seeing that he had the instincts and speed desirable in a middle infielder. In reality […]

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