SURPRISE, Ariz. — At last check, the candidates to be the Texas Rangers’ No. 5 starter are — either confirmed to be or just rumored to be — Randy Wells, Robbie Ross, Nick Tepesch, Justin Grimm, Rick Porcello or Kyle Lohse. Lohse almost certainly wouldn’t be the No. 5 starter if the free agent were to be signed with less than two weeks remaining before Opening Day, but the competition to round out the rotation would be finished. The possibility of that happening, though, seems remote...
Christian Petersen/Getty Images