The Impact of the Inevitable Texas Rangers Division Win


The playoff chase is on for Major League Baseball. It’s the stretch run, the final few weeks of play. It’s the point of the season where a single game is no longer just one out of 162, but it’s one […]

Comeback Player of the Year Candidate: Joe Nathan


The 2011 Texas Rangers season ended with issues and questions at the closer position. The 2012 Texas Rangers season began with uncertainty about whether those questions had been answered. As the end of the 2012 season draws near, it is […]

The One Bad Thing About Mike Adams


In 2011, the Texas Rangers acquired Mike Adams from the San Diego Padres for two minor-league pitchers (Robbie Erlin and Joe Wieland). This was quite the acquisition for the Rangers, because Mike Adams was the best relief pitcher in baseball […]

The Impressive Turnaround of Yu Darvish

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On August 1st, Yu Darvish faced the Los Angeles Angels, and gave up seven runs, struggling to last through five innings. He walked six Angels batters in that game, tying a season-high mark that he has hit three times. On […]

MLB Playoffs: Choosing The Best Five American League Matchups

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It’s too early to write this article, but it’s what I’m thinking about so I’m just going to go ahead and write it. If you think that it is going to jinx anything, well that is just kind of ridiculous, […]

Is Ian Kinsler the Worst Defensive Second Baseman in Baseball?


Today, over at Baseball Prospectus, in a piece by John Perrotto, a scout was quoted as saying the following about Texas Rangers’ second baseman Ian Kinsler: “He’s a good hitter, I’ll grant you that, but he might be the worst […]

The Texas Rangers Cash in Insurance Runs to Beat Kansas City Royals


There is a baseball metric called Win Expectancy. In case you don’t know what this is, it is exactly what it sounds like. It gives you an idea the confidence with which you can expect a team to win a […]

The One Pitch That Stopped a Yu Darvish Perfect Game


It was finally happening, and everyone knew it. The much-heralded Japanese import was finally putting it all together. Yu Darvish took the mound against the Kansas City Royals in their home park on an afternoon Labor Day game, and he […]

The Debut of Jurickson Profar Does Not Disappoint


It isn’t supposed to be easy. Playing baseball at the major league level is one of the hardest things to do in sports. It isn’t supposed to be easy, but that is exactly how Jurickson Profar made it look in […]

Cleveland Indians Beat Texas Rangers in the Most Baseball Way


The MLB regular season is about 82% complete. There has been a lot of baseball played so far in 2012. There is still a lot more baseball to be played in 2012. All in all, there is just a lot […]

Texas Rangers Call Up Jurickson Profar


The top prospect for the Texas Rangers, Jurickson Profar, is on his way from Double-A Frisco to join the big-league club for the first time. The call-up coincided with MLB rosters expanding from 25 to 40 players on September 1st. […]

Bottom of Texas Rangers Lineup Boosting August Offense


The month of July didn’t go so well for the Texas Rangers’ offense. As a unit, the club combined to hit .243/.309/.375 (OPS of .684). Their season average stands at .278/.340/.446/.786. Their OPS+ was 88 in July, but is 116 […]