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Friday, February 08, 2019

New Rangers manager has 20-somethings and revamped rotation

ARLINGTON, TEXAS
The Texas Rangers are not only young, with all those 20-something position players, they go into spring training with a first-time manager and without the retired Adrian Beltre at third base.

Chris Woodward has never been a manager. But the 42-year-old former utility infielder spent the last three seasons as third base coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have something in common with the Rangers.

Los Angeles lost in the World Series the past two years. The last team to do that was Texas, which hasn’t won another playoff series since its back-to-back AL pennants in 2010 and 2011. The Rangers are now coming off consecutive losing seasons for the first time since 2008.

I never liked 20-somethings And Revamped Rotation much as a series- far too whiny and smug…..

QLE Posted: February 08, 2019 at 04:38 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. salvomania Posted: February 08, 2019 at 11:35 AM (#5813684)
and without the retired Adrian Beltre at third base.

I loved it when they had the retired Adrian Beltre at third base.

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