Texas Rangers

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    Catching Situations To Watch

    I was happy to see former University of Tennessee star JP Arencibia in a Texas Rangers uniform earlier this week.  Following the loss of AJ Pierzynski, Texas needed a full-time catcher...

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    Season Preview: American League West

    The AL West has done a pretty good job of defying prediction of late. In each of the last two seasons, the Oakland Athletics have walked away division champs, despite the...

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    LookOut Below: Three Big Bust Candidates For 2014

    Spring Training is here! Finally! It’s the time of year when every team is a contender and every non-roster invitee is the potential Next Big Thing. Teams have made optimistic additions to...

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    Fielder, Kinsler Deal Makes Rangers And Tigers Better

    Reports are that the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers have agreed to a swap sending first baseman Prince Fielder to Texas and second baseman Ian Kinsler to the Motor City.  The...

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    Gauging The Market: Nelson Cruz

    Nelson Cruz is a 33 year old corner outfielder with no speed who doesn’t hit for average at all and is coming off a 50 game suspension for steroids. Common sense...

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    Free Agent Season Preview: AL West Edition

    On Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox successfully won their third World Series title in the last 10 years.  In doing so, the organization, still woozy from the ride, stumbled off of...

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    The Official OTBB End Of Season Awards Ballot

    The Official End of the Season is less than 72 hours away. The exciting year of 2013 ends on Sunday and, although we aren’t quite sure who the AL Wild Cards...

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    Hisashi Iwakuma And The AL Cy Young

    The Seattle Mariners have found themselves another All-World starting pitcher who will receive inadequate support for the Cy Young awards.  Hisashi Iwakuma has quietly put together a Cy Young caliber season...

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    Under The Radar Prospects Could Make Big Impact In 2014

    With the emergence of 20-year old rookie Jose Fernandez and the dominance of first-full-year Matt Harvey, it’s important to keep an eye on the young arms dominating the minor leagues–they might...

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    Trade Deadline 2013: Early Winners And Losers

    The 2013 non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone.  As last year’s Dodgers-Red Sox deal can attest, big things can still happen, but if we are to trust more dated history...

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    Garza to the Rangers, Cubs Win Big On This One

    As I sit to write this post, I’ve learned that Ryan Braun has been suspended for the rest of the season. I’ve chosen to write about this instead. Today, the Cubs...

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    The 2013 Baseball Surprises that Shouldn’t have been all that Surprising

    Each year, casual fans read some bleacher report article from some misinformed “baseball” writer proclaiming the biggest surprises of the early season.  Here’s an example.  But often, these “big surprises” are...

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