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Must We Sacrifice A Chicken?

The Round Rock Express, ahem, the Texas Rangers, have not had an easy season by any means. The starting rotation has been decimated by injuries, Ron Washington has drawn much deserved dissension, the offense is mediocre at best and consistently ...

2012 MLB Team Preview: Texas Rangers

Down in Arlington, Texas the last two years have proven to be optimistic yet frustrating. Last season marked the Rangers second consecutive, yet unsuccessful trip to the World Series. The franchise had never even been to the postseason before 2010, so winning two consecutive American ...

Report: Jackson to Baltimore, Oswalt snubbing Sox–Quest for 5th starter trudges on

It appears that the Red Sox will come up empty handed in the Extra Starter Sweepstakes. Although they offered Edwin Jackson a one-year deal worth between $5-6 million, which the FA preferred as a way to “showcase” his talents to garner ...

Texas Rangers Win Yu Darvish Sweepstakes

The Texas Rangers may have lost their 1 in C.J. Wilson to the rival Los Angeles Angeles, but the Rangers have plan to clutter that nullity with arguably one of...

New York Yankees: Phew, Rangers Got Yu

Are the New York Yankees are officially cheapskates? Not quiet, but when Japan’s Mainichi Daily News publicized that pitcher Yu Darvish had the highest bid for a Japanese player under the posting system, a reported $51.7 million and that the ...

Sox Dodge Bullet, “Whirling” Darvish bid to Rangers [Record Rights' Fee: $51.7 m]–Yu Better than Dice-K?

Crisis averted! Yu Darvish will not be pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays and threatening the Red Sox chances for the Wild Card in the AL East. If you took the 5-1 odds on the Rangers, good for Yu! The ...

SOX DODGE BURRET, “WHIRLING” DARVISH TO AL WEST–HE’S A TEXAS RANGER, BETTER THAN DICE-K?

Crisis averted! Yu Darvish will not be pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays and threatening the Red Sox chances for the Wild Card in the AL East. If you took the 5-1 odds on the Rangers, good for Yu! … [visit site ...

BoSox Injection 2011-12-17 12:07:27

TRADERS:                       Texas                                                Oakland CHIPS:                         Martin Perez, LHP, prospects         Gio Gonzalez THE RUMORS: • The A’s would love to get a future third baseman in a deal for Gonzalez, tweets Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports. Rangers prospect Mike Olt is ...

Joe Nathan Signs With Texas Rangers

Former Twins Closer Joe Nathan has signed a two year/15 million dollar contract with the Texas Rangers. This past season, Joe Nathan became the Twins all-time save leader with 260 saves. He had a career-high 47 saves in 2009, before ...

Raining in St. Louis? Fiddley Diddley Dee.

I thought you might enjoy this little filler video while the rains come down in St. Louis,  postponing tonight’s game.  This one’s courtesy of Sooze over at Babes Love Baseball.  I especially got a little chuckle out of her last ...

Fans That Don’t Boo, Don’t Deserve a Team!

Growing up a Philadelphia Phillies fan at Veteran's Stadium, I learned a valuable lesson. The importance of booing. Watching the introductions at Busch Stadium for game one of the World Series, I realized an important fact, the St Louis Cardinals ...

2011 WS Rangers vs. Cardinals: Impartial Prediction

The battle for the title of 2011 World Series Champion starts tonight, as the St. Louis Cardinals will duke it out with the Texas Rangers in a match-up that you won’t want to miss. The only sure thing is the ...

ALCS Preview – Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers

Lineups Texas Rangers 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B 2. Elvis Andrus, SS 3. Josh Hamilton, CF 4. Michael Young, DH 5. Adrian Beltre, 3B 6. Mike Napoli, C 7. Nelson Cruz, RF 8. David Murphy, LF 9. Mitch Moreland, 1B Key Reserves; Endy Chavez, Yorvit Torrealba ...

Dallas Morning News: Josh Bell Photos

One city celebrates.  Another mourns.  The Pittsburgh Pirates landed Josh Bell.We think he will definently be playing in West Virginia next season if things go well for the talented, switch hitting outfielder.One of the best pieces we … [visit ...

Top Mid-Season Texas Rangers Prospects

With the Futures game this past week, I thought we should let you in on the Rangers future. I’m not typically a list guy, so these won’t be in any particular order. For me these are the top prospects of ...

Rangers All-Star Profile: Josh Hamilton

There isn’t much I can write here that Rangers fans don’t already know. Josh Hamilton will be attending the All-Star Game for the fourth year in a row, this after winning the 2010 American League MVP award

Rangers All Star Profile: Michael Young

“At one point I would have rather been a Rockie than a Ranger…I thought I was going to be in Colorado. But I drove to spring training and focused on my job. I owed that to my teammates…it has worked ...

GAME 3 RECAP: Mets Down Rangers, 8-5

After losing his first game in 2011 last week, Dillon Gee didn’t want any part of loss number two. Gee pitched six solid innings, giving-up eight hits, three earned-runs, two walks, while striking-out one batter. The Mets offense was the ...

GAME 2 RECAP: Mets Blowout Rangers, 14-5

A day after losing 8-1, the Mets offense took charge, scoring a whopping fourteen runs. Lucas Duda led the Mets with four RBI, Carlos Beltran chipped-in three RBI, and Dan Murphy and Josh Thole collected two ...

GAME 2 PREVIEW: Mets at Rangers, 4:10 PM

STARTING PITCHERS: Jonathon Niese (6-6, 3.70 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 2.40 K/BB): Mets fans had grown accustom to Niese throwing gems on a consistent basis. That’s all for good reason. The southpaw had owned a 2.65 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 2.16 K/BB ...

GAME 1 RECAP: Rangers Smack Mets; Mets Lose 8-1

Oy vey. Mike Pelfrey did not have his “stuff” last night, as the Rangers knocked him around for eight hits and four earned runs. Pelf lasted six innings, but the bullpen didn’t exactly stop the bleeding. Manny Acosta ...

GAME 1 PREVIEW: Mets at Rangers, 8:05 PM

STARTING PITCHERS: Mike Pelfrey (4-5, 4.70 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 2.17 K/BB): Pelfrey enjoyed his best outing of 2011 in his last start. The big righty pitched nine innings, giving-up just five hits, one earned-run, zero walks, while striking-out five batters. ...

Dbacks Looking to Strike Gold in MLB Amateur Draft

We are only 5 days away from the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft.  The Arizona Diamondbacks look to strike gold as they own the 3rd and 7th picks of the first round.  You should expect gold.  After last years bust, Barret ...

Series 6-Pack: When the Eyes of the Rangers Are Upon You

Did you see Kyle Kendrick last night? God he's terrible.

Pitching Matchups – Yankees vs Tigers

The New York Yankees are on a seven-game road trip starting tonight in Detroit for a 4 game series and will end the road trip in Arlington, Texas. The last time the Yankees and Tigers met was back on Opening ...

Mets Look To Gee To Stop Skid

When being graded in school, most students strive for an A.  At the risk of sounding cheesy, the Mets are hoping for a G.  Specifically, Dillon Gee. Due to Chris Young being placed on the disabled list, a beleaguered bullpen ...

Rangers Finish Royals 5 to 2 – and Other Notes from Surpise

Yesterday afternoon the Rangers played their Spring Training cohabitants the Kansas City Royals in Surprise, Arizona. The Rangers won 5 to 2, but may have won in a much bigger way as it seems the Derek Holland we have been ...

Harrison, Lowe Get Shelled, and Elvis Leaves the Building

Another rough one for the Texas Rangers last night, Texas lost to the Cleveland Indians 6 to 12. I don’t have too much to add to this, they weren’t good but it is only a practice game. I’ll separate the ...

Rangers Faith in Washington Rewarded

Here is a quick scenario for you, if your employer happened to perform a random drug test and you failed…for any reason what would happen? A former boss of mine explained the company I worked for at the time’s drug ...

Davis Crushes, Kirkman Gets Crushed: Rangers Lose 15 to 5

Yes, I am that guy who likes to say after a spring training win “The team looks good! Ready for the playoffs right now!” and after a loss “It’s only spring training, these games don’t really count. “ I tend ...

Thaddis Bosley Jr Brings the Funk…and Hopefully the Hits

November 23, 2010 marked the beginning of the Thad Bosely era for the Texas Rangers. Clint Hurdle, the hitting coach for the 2010 American League Champions, moved on to take a position as the manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Clint ...

Texas Rangers 2011 Fantasy Draft Guide Part 2: Pitchers

Yesterday we covered the offensive portion of the Rangers roster, the second and final part of our blog is considerably smaller. When it comes to the Rangers pitching staff only a few pitchers will have much fantasy value. Not to ...

Rangers Announce 2011 Promotions and Ticket Specials

The Texas Rangers have released their promotional schedule for the 2011 season and it promises to be one of the better schedules in recent years. Including a Nelson Cruz Walk-Off Bobblehead. Individual tickets for all 2011 home games went on ...

2011 Texas Rangers Fantasy Draft Guide: Part 1 Offense

So…you find yourself in a fantasy baseball league and want some Rangers on your team? We are here to help you draft your favorite players and not look like a homer. Basically what follows is a list of key offensive ...

Four More Years! Rangers Lock Up Jon Daniels through 2015

Not really much to say here except well done, JD has led this club to the success it currently enjoys. Kudos goes out to both Nolan Ryan and Chuck Greenberg for not letting him get away! From the Rangers official ...

Non-Roster Invitee: Doug Deeds

This past Sunday, the Rangers had their first Spring Training game against the Royals and the boys only scored two runs, both courtesy of Doug Deeds.  I was on my way home after being out of town Sunday afternoon and ...

Notes from Surprise: Rangers Win…against the Rangers

We had an actual game yesterday, the Texas Rangers played an intra-squad game to prepare for the first spring training game on Sunday. We didn’t get a tremendous amount of info on the game but the beat reporters all had ...

What Could Have Been – Darren O’Day

As much as I love the Mets, the franchise has made a plethora of questionable moves over the years. While the infamous Tom Seaver trade has often been labeled as the “worst trade in Mets history,” there have also been ...