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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Texas Rangers name Tanner Scheppers opening day starter; Yu Darvish to open on DL

Well, hello, hello and welcome, my friend, to Tanner’s Happy Good-byes.

In a flurry of pitching moves forced by injuries and slow rehabs, the Rangers named first-time starter Tanner Scheppers their opening day starting pitcher… Scheppers will start on March 31 against Philadelphia and will be followed by LHP Martin Perez, LHP Robbie Ross and LHP Joe Saunders. RHP Nick Martinez, who pitched at Class A and Double A last year, will have the fifth spot for the start of the season…

despite a very encouraging medical report from Dallas on Yu Darvish, the Rangers’ planned opening day starter will open the season on the DL. Darvish’s exam by Dr. Drew Dossett was deemed “unremarkable,” and there was no structural damage found near or around his neck and shoulder. He will play catch on Thursday and then a further throwing program will be devised.

In other roster news: the Rangers released RHP Tommy Hanson, rather than guaranteeing his $500,000 salary (which would have grown to $2 million on Opening Day), signed RHP Scott Baker to a minor league contract, acquired INF Donnie Murphy from the Chicago Cubs on a waiver claim and added RHP Seth Rosin (pronounced Row-Zeen), a Rule 5 pick, on a waiver claim from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Baker will go to Triple-A Round Rock to join the rotation.

The Rangers also told OF Michael Choice that he had made the club, which was probably the least surprising news of the day…

manager Ron Washington tapped Scheppers, he said, partly because of his experience pitching in high leverage situations last year as a setup man.

“He’s profiled as a No. 1 kind of guy,” Washington said of Scheppers, who had a 3.07 ERA and .208 opponents batting average in spring training while striking out 14 in 14.2 innings. “The innings he pitched last year were under a lot of pressure and I think he can handle the pressure that goes along with opening day.”

It is perhaps the most unlikely opening day rotation in Rangers history. None of the five were in the opening day rotation last year and three of the five have never made a major league start…

While Scheppers may be the most unlikely opening day starter since Craig Lefferts in 1992 [sic; it was 1993 - TDA], Martinez may be the most unlikely member of an opening day rotation in Rangers history. He was an 18th round draft choice in 2011 who had a breakthrough year in 2013 split between Myrtle Beach and Frisco. He was 10-7 with a 2.87 ERA in 119 innings at Myrtle Beach, then went 2-0 with a 1.13 ERA in five games (four starts) at Frisco.

But he was not on the 40-man roster and was not in major league camp. He made his biggest impression with two scoreless innings of relief against Cleveland on Tuesday.


Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Jonah Keri: 2014 AL West Preview

This article is pretty much what it sounds like. Keri goes over each team, additions and subtractions, and projections. It makes me fondly remember the days of team season previews on baseball primer.

Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: March 25, 2014 at 02:29 PM | 11 comment(s)
  Beats: angels, astros, athletics, mariners, rangers

Monday, March 24, 2014

Rangers’ Geovany Soto out 10-12 weeks with torn meniscus

0-162 is one step closer to reality.

More bad injury news for the Rangers: starting catcher Geovany Soto will miss 10-12 weeks with a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee. He missed time with a foot problem earlier in camp.

Geovany Soto, 31, hit .245/.328/.466 (114 OPS+) with nine doubles and nine home runs in 54 games as A.J. Pierznyski’s backup last season. Texas re-signed him to a one-year, $3.05 million contract over the winter and intended to use him as their starter behind the plate.

With Soto out, catching duties figure to fall on J.P. Arencibia and Robinson Chirinos.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 24, 2014 at 09:38 PM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: geovany soto, injuries, rangers

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Rangers’ Jurickson Profar out up to 3 months with torn shoulder muscle

More bad news on the injury front for the Texas Rangers: Second baseman Jurickson Profar will miss the next 10 to 12 weeks after an MRI revealed a torn right shoulder muscle. The team announced that surgery will not be required.

As T.R. Sullivan notes, Josh Wilson and Brent Lillibridge are two internal candidates to replace Profar at second.

The 21-year-old Profar is coming off a 2013 season in which he batted .234/.308/.336 in 324 plate appearances at the MLB level. Coming up through the Rangers system, he was regularly regarded as one of the top prospects in baseball, and obviously his performance ceiling remains quite high.

Thanks to Gene C.

Repoz Posted: March 23, 2014 at 06:53 PM | 46 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers

Saturday, March 08, 2014

LHP Joe Saunders and Rangers finalize one-year contract

Joe Saunders was the opposing pitcher who helped end the Texas Rangers’ last playoff appearance two seasons ago.

Now the veteran left-hander will get a chance to earn a spot in the Texas rotation after finalizing a one-year contract that guarantees him the $500,000 minimum.

Saunders’s salary would increase to $1.5 million if he makes the team. He can earn performance bonuses in addition to his salary under the deal completed Tuesday.

With injured lefty Derek Holland expected to be out at least half the season after knee surgery, Saunders joined the team in Arizona on Wednesday to provide another potential starting option.

“I feel like I’m right on track,” said Saunders, who had been throwing bullpen sessions on his own.

Saunders has an 89-81 career record with a 4.30 ERA in 221 games, all starts with the Los Angeles Angels (2005-10), Arizona (2010-12), Baltimore (2012) and Seattle (2013). The 32-year-old lefty was 11-16 with a career-high 5.26 ERA in 32 starts last season before Seattle declined his 2014 option.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 08, 2014 at 12:01 PM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: free agents, joe saunders, rangers

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Grant: Five things I think I think about Ian Kinsler going scorched earth on Texas Rangers

If there is a point to [Ian] Kinsler’s rant worth noting, I think it is that [Jon] Daniels and his staff got a little too close to players early on in his tenure as a GM. Mistake of youth. Daniels was in his late 20s and an age-contemporary of many of these guys and made them feel more like partners than employees. Baseball players are still employees and as you get more experience in a management role, you realize that you have to keep your distance more from players. Hopefully Daniels and staff have recognized that. It happened with Michael Young – since patched up. And it has happened again with Kinsler…

Speaking of Michael Young, I think it’s worth pointing out that for all the alleged sleaziness, the Rangers treated Kinsler with kid gloves on position switches. On Young’s two position switches, the Rangers once simply informed him of his new role. On the other, they may have worked around his desires to get Adrian Beltre, even if that meant then trying to deal Young. With Kinsler: The Rangers asked him if he’d consider moving to first for the team. Kinsler accepted. Then rescinded. And the Rangers allowed him to go back to second…

I think it’s entirely appropriate for Kinsler to be upset about the way he found out about the deal. You hate to hear it through media, via text or from somebody else without actually hearing from your boss first. This is an unfortunate and kind of sickening byproduct of the journalism of the moment in which rumors are fine to print without confirmation. We’re all guilty of it, myself included. But we live in a society where immediacy seems to be all that matters.

The District Attorney Posted: March 05, 2014 at 12:37 PM | 23 comment(s)
  Beats: ian kinsler, michael young, rangers

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Ian Kinsler calls Jon Daniels ‘sleazeball,’ hopes Rangers go 0-162

Being Ian. Get a gripp.

Second baseman Ian Kinsler spent the first eight years of his big-league career with the Rangers, but he was traded to the Tigers this past offseason in a blockbuster deal that sent Prince Fielder to Texas. And now, in an article set to be in ESPN Magazine March 17, Kinsler has spoken his mind about his former ballclub. It’s juicy. It’s a quality read and long-form, so hop on over there to read the whole thing if interested.

Some of the highlights:

•“There was no remorse from the Rangers,” Kinsler says of the trade. “They did not care.” More: “The team had changed. It was not the same personalities, not the same players, not the same chemistry. To be traded, it was refreshing to start new.”

•Trading Michael Young before last season really hurt the club, in Kinsler’s view. “He held everything together,” Kinsler told ESPN.

•Kinsler and Adrian Beltre had a heated argument late in the season that spilled over into the tunnel between the dugout and the clubhouse.

•“Daniels is a sleazeball,” he says (ESPN). “He got in good with the owners and straight pushed [Nolan] Ryan out. He thought all the things he should get credit for, Ryan got credit for. It’s just ego. Once we went to the World Series, everybody’s ego got huge, except for Nolan’s.”

•“I’ll miss all my teammates,” he says (ESPN). “I’ll miss Elvis [Andrus] and Beltre, Mitch [Moreland], Matt Harrison and [manager Ron] Washington.” And the kill shot: “To be honest with you, I hope they go 0-162. I got friends, and I love my friends, but I hope they lose their ass.”

Repoz Posted: March 04, 2014 at 11:21 AM | 72 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers, tigers

Friday, February 28, 2014

Star-Telegram: Rangers pitcher Buckel ready to shine after forgettable year

Keith Comstock, the Rangers’ rehab pitching coordinator;

“To be honest, about 50 percent of pitchers have some form of the yips. Whether it’s throwing a pitch out, trying to intentionally walk a guy, throwing to first base, most guys have something. It’s just not as noticeable as a guy who can’t play catch or can’t throw a strike.”

Shake the hand of the guy sitting next to you.  You’ve just shaken the hand of a guy with the yips.  Or not, if he reached over and missed.

Seriously, though, this is a more interesting item than your usual “best shape of his life” ST story.  The physiology and psychology of pro sports balance on a knife edge, and if you fall, your ERA can go up tenfold.

BDC Posted: February 28, 2014 at 10:24 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: pitching mechanics, psychology, rangers

Sunday, February 23, 2014

LeBreton: Ron Washington squares up to defend his bunting

Or as David Ben Ogilvy once said…“Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of baseball immortals.”

Baseball’s new analytics — and a Greek chorus of bunt-loathing fans and media — will tell you that the sacrifice bunt is the most self-defeating tradition in baseball.

In fact, a member of the spring training media tried to tell Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington just that Sunday morning. Washington wasn’t angered by the question. But as often is the case with Wash, a topic that’s passionate to him unleashed a passionate and colorful response.

“I think if they try to do that, they’re going to be telling me how to [bleep] manage,” Washington said. “That’s the way I answer that [bleep] question. They can take the analytics on that and shove it up their [bleep][bleep].”

Washington has heard all the moans and complaints about his bunting.

“Mike Scioscia dropped 56 sacrifice bunts on his club, the most in the league, and he’s a genius,” Washington continued. “But Ron Washington dropped 53 and he’s bunting too much? You can take that analytics and shove it.

“I do it when I feel it’s necessary, not when the analytics feel it’s necessary, not when you guys feel it’s necessary, and not when somebody else feels it’s necessary. It’s when Ron Washington feels it’s necessary. Bottom line.”

...Until others in the lineup — Washington named Jurickson Profar, Leonys Martin, Elvis Andrus and Geovany Soto — show that they can execute properly in a situation, the manager asserted Sunday that he will continue to call for his “safer” choice.

“The percentages for me in that situation go up by them squaring and bunting it rather than me allowing them to swing,” Washington said.

Repoz Posted: February 23, 2014 at 11:36 PM | 27 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers, sabermetrics

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Venezuelan Ranger players concerned over political unrest at home

Almost every starting pitcher or starting pitching candidate in the Rangers’ camp has some kind of injury to contend with or to come back from this spring.  Not Martin Perez, though. He’s got bigger problems: the safety of his family and friends in his homeland of Venezuela.

“It is hard for us,” Perez said. “We call every day, and people don’t have food for eating, things like that. We have a great country, and you look at the situation and things are just terrible. It’s bad. I love my country, but things are bad. People want and need things, and they don’t have it.”

It is one of the reasons Perez and Andrus were so willing to sign long-term contracts with the Rangers within the last year. The financial security gave them both the ability to buy homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Perez, who signed a four-year, $12.5 million contract over the winter, closed on a home in Arlington two weeks before coming to camp. His wife is there, but his parents remain in Guanare in the central part of the country.

It has also led the two players to become unlikely political activists. Perez and Andrus have taken to actively tweeting and retweeting to bring awareness to the situation.

“All our players are here, and we’re happy they are safe,” said general manager Jon Daniels. “Most of our conversations internally have been about the safety of our scouts and coaches. The players have friends and family there. I can’t put myself in their position. They’ve all got very strong ties to the country. You can’t bury your head in the sand and not see their concern.”

Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: February 18, 2014 at 11:51 AM | 9 comment(s)
  Beats: politics, rangers, the glory of socialism, venezuela

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Nolan Ryan returns to Astros front office

The Ryan Express has landed back in Houston. The legendary Nolan Ryan has agreed to accept a position as a special assistant to Astros owner Jim Crane.

Although his duties aren’t nearly as demanding as they were with the Rangers from February 2008 until last October, Ryan’s return to the Astros is more intimate and personal because it provides the Hall of Famer an opportunity to help his eldest son rebuild the club.

“It would be a special and totally different than I have dealt with before because it’s on the major league level and an organization that Reid’s president of,” Nolan Ryan said late last month. “And if I could assist him in some way it would be fun and challenging.”

Jon Daniels plans to replace Ryan with two 8-7 CEO’s.

Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: February 11, 2014 at 06:21 PM | 14 comment(s)
  Beats: astros, nolan ryan, rangers

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Texas Rangers’ ballpark now named Globe Life Park in Arlington

My name is Globe Life Park, and you are…

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The Texas Rangers have agreed to a 10-year deal with a McKinney-based insurance company to rename the team’s stadium Globe Life Park in Arlington.

Rangers officials declined to say how much the sponsorship is worth. Joe Januszewski, a team executive who led the sponsorship search, said it’s comparable to any top tier naming rights contract in baseball.

The team expects to have all signs in the park changed in time for the Rangers’ March 31 home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies.

The stadium has been called Rangers Ballpark in Arlington for the past seven years. The Rangers cancelled its only other naming rights deal with the financially trouble Ameriquest Mortgage in 2007. That was only about three years into a 30-year, $75 million deal.

At the time, Ameriquest, a major subprime lender, had fired thousands of employees and paid $325 million in settlements over claims of deceptive lending practices.

 

 

Repoz Posted: February 05, 2014 at 03:43 PM | 81 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers

Saturday, February 01, 2014

Texas Rangers take a chance on Daniel Bard

Right-hander Daniel Bard, a dominant set-up reliever with Boston in 2010-11, signed a minor-league contract with the Texas Rangers on Friday.

Bard will not get on a mound until early in the season, general manager Jon Daniels said. Bard underwent thoracic outlet surgery in early January.

Bard’s career has been on a downward spiral since the Red Sox, with Bobby Valentine as manager, put him into the rotation in 2012. In the last two years with the Red Sox, Bard was 5-6 with a 6.27 ERA and more walks than strikeouts (45-39) in 60 1/3 innings.

Bard, a first-round pick in the 2006 draft, had similar control problems early in his career.

Bard, 28, spent the majority of last season in the minors and made only two appearances with the Red Sox. The Chicago Cubs added Bard on a waiver claim in September, but he did not appear in a game. The Cubs allowed Bard to become a free agent after not offering a contract for the coming season.

 

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: February 01, 2014 at 01:35 PM | 13 comment(s)
  Beats: daniel bard, minor league free agents, rangers

Joe Ortiz breaks foot after being hit by a motorcycle

Er, um, it was a pickup basketball game.

Lefthanded reliever Joe Ortiz has, according to the beat guys on Twitter, suffered a broken foot after being hit by a motorcycle in Venezuela.  He has had surgery, and will be out for about three months, which eliminates him from consideration for the Opening Day roster.

Ortiz was not likely to be in the major league pen to start the season, with Neal Cotts in place, Robbie Ross likely to stay in the bullpen, and Michael Kirkman out of options, but we said that he wasn’t likely to make the team last year, too, and he made the team anyway.  This reduces the amount of bullpen depth the Rangers will have in April, though if Ortiz comes back healthy, this shouldn’t be an issue long-term.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: February 01, 2014 at 01:27 PM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: injuries, joe ortiz, rangers

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Davidi: Kinsler To Jays Scuttled By No-Trade Clause

Shi Davidi dropped something of a bombshell on us, and it’s one requires some more (relatively) immediate examination. According to his latest for Sportsnet, he reported that, in addition to the one for Brett Anderson we’d already heard about, the Jays had a deal fall apart that would have landed them Ian Kinsler, who was then with the Texas Rangers, but has since been moved to Detroit.

Or… “fall apart” isn’t quite the right terminology. He writes:

  “A potential deal was scuttled by the three-time all-star’s no-trade clause, leaving the Rangers to look elsewhere, and the Blue Jays to anoint rookie Ryan Goins as the front-runner at second base.”

Paul D(uda) Posted: January 30, 2014 at 08:14 AM | 57 comment(s)
  Beats: blue jays, rangers

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Fielder excited about hitting No. 3, Beltre predicts MVP season for new teammate

As Eddie Leon “Daddy Wags” Panetta pointed out…“The Rangers will do whatever they have to do to protect their lineup!”

In the last three seasons, Prince Fielder served as the lineup muscle that protected a Most Valuable Player: Ryan Braun with Milwaukee and Miguel Cabrera in Detroit the last two years. As the cleanup hitter, Fielder bullied teams into pitching to the MVP.

New team, new look for Fielder.

He has dropped weight. He has dumped the dreadlocks in favor of a high-and-tight haircut. He will move into the featured No. 3 spot in the Rangers’ order.

“He’s going to get the MVP,” Adrian Beltre said Friday night during the club’s awards gathering at the Gaylord Texan. “It’s his time to win it. My job is to protect him so that he gets there.”

In the first significant decision of the coming season, Rangers manager Ron Washington has said he will go with Fielder as the No. 3 hitter, with Beltre in the cleanup spot. It is a major move toward rebuilding an offense that dropped from an American League-high 808 runs in 2012 to 730 last year, the club’s fewest for a full season since 1992.

...Fielder has been an ideal cleanup hitter. Since 2007, he leads the majors in homers from the No. 4 spot with 230 and ranks second in RBIs with 711. Despite the success, Fielder has no reservations about the switch.

“I think it’s going to be outstanding,” Fielder said. “I like it a lot. Definitely not upset about it.

“Anytime you get to hit in front of a guy like that, it’s not going to hurt.”

Repoz Posted: January 25, 2014 at 02:07 PM | 14 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Star-Telegram: Neal Cotts, Rangers agree on one-year, $2.2 million deal

He and the Texas Rangers avoided salary arbitration Wednesday when they reached a one-year deal after Cotts posted the lowest ERA by a reliever in franchise history.

Everyone liked the Mitch Moreland thread so much I thought we should look in on another of the Rangers’ journeymen :)

A well-deserved payoff for an amazing career comeback.  You couldn’t have found Cotts’s ERA last year with a scanning electron microsope.

BDC Posted: January 16, 2014 at 10:36 AM | 16 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Engel: It’s started: The Curse of Nolan Ryan to haunt Rangers

Curse of 34.

The Curse of Nolan Ryan has shape-shifted into the form of Holland’s boxer, which may as well have been a billy goat. Time to get real. When the Rangers messed with Nolan, they tempted the baseball gods, a palindrome for dogs.

Holland did not just trip on Wrigley by accident. He could have named his dog “Yankee Stadium,” but he went with the ballpark of a team that made losing chic and profitable long before the Cowboys did.

There was something far greater at play here than a two-legged left-handed pitcher and his four-legged best friend. As the quote goes in nearly every horror film ever produced, “It’s started.”

It all begins innocently enough, and before long it turns into The Curse of the Black Sox, The Curse of the Bambino, The Curse of Rocky Colavito, etc.

...In an effort to satisfy the geek nerds who define baseball by an equation, here is some research from The Mark Ingel Skool for Kids Who Can’t Do Math Good:

In the 11 seasons Ryan was with the Rangers — 1989-93 as a pitcher, 2008-13 as an executive — the Rangers had a .533 winning percentage with nine winning records, three playoff appearances and two American League titles.

In the 31 seasons Ryan was not associated with the club, the Rangers had a .478 winning percentage, 10 winning records, three playoff appearances, and one playoff win.

The differences in these records are not all because of Ryan, but it cannot be all a coincidence.

Repoz Posted: January 15, 2014 at 10:25 PM | 9 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers

Veteran Michael Young may retire

Seeing that the 3,000 hit club is no longer a sure-fire HOF mark…why hang around for another ten years?

Seven-time All-Star Michael Young is “strongly considering retirement” despite the interest of several teams in signing him, FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal reports .

“Young, 37, wants to spend more time at home with his wife and three sons,” Rosenthal reports. “That would be his reason to retire.”

The 2005 American League batting champion split last season between the Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers. He hit .279/.335/.395 in 565 plate appearances, with eight home runs. He also played all four infield positions.

Repoz Posted: January 15, 2014 at 06:51 AM | 22 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Schoenfield: The 10 worst mascots ever

1. Crazy Crab (Giants)
2. Chief Noc-a-Homa (Braves)
3. Original Pirate Parrot (Pirates)
4. Twinkie the Loon (Twins)
5. Charlie-O (A’s)
6. Ribbie and Roobarb (White Sox)
7. Bernie Brewer (Brewers)
8. Dandy (Yankees)
9. Junction Jack (Astros)
10. Rootin’ Tootin’ Ranger (Rangers)



Monday, January 13, 2014

Star-Telegram: Moreland Preparing for Utility Role

Mitch Moreland didn’t know what to expect after the Texas Rangers acquired Prince Fielder from the Detroit Tigers. And he really still doesn’t.

Moreland admitted his 2014 destination could change by Opening Day, but for now he’s preparing himself for a utility-type role with the Rangers next season.

And that’s your definition of a slow weekend in baseball.  But I’m not posting it for its high news content.  My thought is this: Moreland is an interesting player.  He’s just about acceptable as a ML first baseman and a modest power hitter: 100 career OPS+, just below 1 WAR per season.  You can’t call him a AAAA player, because aside from rehab he hasn’t been in the minors in years.  You can’t call him a journeyman because he’s played for the same organization his whole career.  (I tried calling him a journeyman in a comment last year and someone informed me that he was a veteran regular who should be able to write his own place in the lineup card or something like that.)

But in one of the older senses of “journeyman,” Moreland is exactly that: he has had to earn a job every season, beating out everybody from Chris Davis to Michael Young to Lance Berkman to Jeff Baker.  And now his work is even more cut out for him, as he’s competing with Fielder, Choo, Rios, Michael Choice, and a cast of thousands.  So what do we call players like that?  Working stiffs? Incumbently challenged?  I know some Primates have strong ideas about what to call Mitch Moreland, but let’s be nice.

BDC Posted: January 13, 2014 at 10:47 AM | 45 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Star-Telegram: Derek Holland discusses knee injury

Holland retold the events during a telephone conversation Saturday, saying he injured his left knee by falling down a few stairs while playing with his dog, Wrigley, on Tuesday morning.

Police believe Alpo, hall were involved.

BDC Posted: January 12, 2014 at 01:59 PM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Star-Telegram: Rangers starter Derek Holland likely out until midseason

Left-handed starter Derek Holland underwent left knee surgery Friday morning after falling at his home earlier this week and will probably be out until midseason.

Rangers physician Keith Meister performed the arthroscopic surgery to repair torn cartilage in Holland’s knee. No ligaments were injured.

“I’m devastated by this injury,” Holland said in a statement. “It was a freak accident at home that resulted in a hard fall on my knee. As upsetting as this is, my goal is to begin rehab and get back on the mound as quickly as possible.”

I knew there’d been too much optimism in my offseason.

 

BDC Posted: January 11, 2014 at 01:51 PM | 6 comment(s)
  Beats: rangers

Thursday, January 09, 2014

Bobby V says he suspected juicing on mid-80’s Rangers

Looks like The Steroid Era included at least the last 9 seasons of Jack Morris’s career.
Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: January 09, 2014 at 09:50 PM | 55 comment(s)
  Beats: bobby valentine, rangers, ruben sierra, steroids

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