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Saturday, November 16, 2019

The next step in the new Rangers Way just unfolded in the Dominican Republic as they seek ways to separate from competition

This is such a great idea.

Edinson Volquez lived under a stadium. Jose Leclerc bounced between upper and lower bunks in a gray barracks-style bedroom. The living conditions were so crowded, Ronald Guzman recalls, that if one guy got sick, the whole team got sick.

These are the tales of the past at Rangers academies in the Dominican Republic.

On Friday, under the shade provided in the “Plazaleta” of the Rangers’ new $12.5 million academy, which is clad in brilliant coralina stone and rich Brazilian wood, they told their stories with a laugh as they gawked at the club’s new, first wholly-owned Latin American facility.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 16, 2019 at 07:57 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: November 19, 2019 at 08:18 AM (#5902229)
It's the right move both for prospect development and for the kids themselves. This will make the Rangers a more attractive club and spur other teams to match them.

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