1. MLB Free Agents 2012: Would Jose Reyes Make Miami Marlins an NL East Contender?

    You know that MLB free agency is fully underway once the coveted players begin to initiate interviews with potential suitors. C.J...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 1,285 reads 8 comments

  2. MLB Free Agents 2012: 5 Teams That Will Be in the Market for Rangers' CJ Wilson

    Now that CC Sabathia is off the free-agent market after signing his extension with the New York Yankees , the Texas Rangers ' C.J. Wilson has become the most sought-after pitcher available on the market...

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  3. The 11 Weirdest Batting Stances in Major League Baseball History

    Baseball. It's been written about countless times. There have been far more movies produced about it than any other sport—unless, of course, you consider zombie hunting a sport...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 38,369 reads 29 comments

  4. Tony La Russa Retiring: Power Ranking the 15 Most Overrated Managers of All Time

    In the last 20 years there has been no manager as polarizing as Tony LaRussa . When his name is uttered during a casual conversation, it elicits the reaction that is usually reserved for players—that of immediate scorn or fervent adulation...

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  5. World Series Game 7: Carpenter, Harrison and the Battle of the Depleted Bullpens

    This afternoon I had the chance to watch Game 6 of the World Series again. This time I took off my Texas Rangers hat, shirt and even my "lucky" socks...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 681 reads 2 comments

  6. World Series Game 6 Aftermath: Can the Texas Rangers Defeat the Cardinals?

    Many are already comparing Game 6 of the 2011 World Series to Game 6 of the 1975 World Series. That of course is the famous Carlton Fisk walk-off home run game...

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  7. World Series 2011: 8 Ways a Title Would Change Everything for the Texas Rangers

    It was most assuredly a letdown to all Texas Rangers fans—as well as baseball fans in general—when Mother Nature just wouldn't let Game 6 of the World Series get underway on Wednesday...

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  8. World Series 2011: 5 Keys for the Texas Rangers to Beat the Cardinals in Game 5

    After falling prey to Albert Pujols' three home run barrage as well as plenty of offense from the rest of the St. Louis Cardinals , the Texas Rangers found themselves trailing in the 2011 World Series 2-1...

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  9. Derek Holland and the Top 7 Texas Rangers' Postseason Pitching Performances

    Last Saturday going into Game 3 of the 2011 World Series , the Texas Rangers were riding high. After losing Game 1 in frustrating fashion, 3-2, they were able to come back in Game ...

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  10. MLB Free Agency 2012: Albert Pujols' Stock Rises, C.J. Wilson's Falls

    The Free Agent class of 2012 is large in number (over 170) but small in numbers; that is, numbers produced by those looking to swing a sweet offseason contract. It's no stretch to state that coming into the postseason, C...

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  11. Colby Lewis: Poor Man's Cliff Lee Could Be 2011 World Series Hero

    When your team is down 1-0 in the World Series, it's definitely not time to push the panic button. However, if you're a Texas Rangers fan, and C.J. Wilson has just had his best start of the postseason and he pulled it off at Busch Stadium...

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  12. World Series 2011: What the Texas Rangers (and Fans) Learned from Game 1

    Texas Rangers fans, take a deep breath and relax. It's going to be okay. The Texas Rangers lost Game 1 of the World Series...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 1,362 reads 2 comments

  13. 2011 World Series Roster Updates: Rangers and Cardinals Make Interesting Moves

    The St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers each made two roster moves today that might induce a bit of head scratching. Both teams had until 10:00 a.m. this morning to submit their final 2011 World Series rosters...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 3,477 reads 2 comments

  14. World Series 2011: 6 Keys for the Texas Rangers to Win

    There's probably no one that put money down, preseason, on a 2011 World Series showdown between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals ...

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  15. World Series 2011: Breaking Down the Pitching Matchups for All 7 Games

    Although the St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers ' paths to the Fall Classic were quite different, there are multiple similarities between these two clubs...

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  16. Nelson Cruz and the 10 Greatest Grand Slams in MLB Postseason History

    Only in the grand game of baseball can magnificent historic accomplishments intermingle so seamlessly with the feats of the present day...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 4,120 reads 31 comments

  17. ALCS 2011: How the Texas Rangers Can Beat Justin Verlander in Game 1

    The Major League Baseball equivalent to the economic dilemma of "how in the heck do we get out of this dang recession?" is easily stated: "How in the world do we beat The Verlander?" So, you're a baseball fan...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 644 reads 5 comments

  18. 2011 ALCS: Complete Breakdown of Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers

    By sneaking past the Detroit Tigers for home field advantage on the final day of the 2011 Major League Baseball regular season, the Texas Rangers essentially sent the Tigers to New York to take care of their dirty work for them...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 6,260 reads 50 comments

  19. Texas Rangers: Ranking the 10 Best Power Hitting Seasons of All Time

    Few Major League Baseball teams are as synonymous with power-hitting as the Texas Rangers. Although the still prevalent view that the Rangers are a "all hit, no pitch" team is quite ...

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  20. MLB Playoffs 2011: Colby Lewis, Mike Napoli and the Best Pitcher/Hitter Combos

    With clutch wins provided from unlikely heroes on Tuesday night (A.J. Burnett for the Yankees and Paul Goldschmidt for the D-backs), we'll have to wait a little bit longer to whittle down the playoff remainders to four teams...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 1,627 reads 4 comments

  21. MLB Playoffs 2011: Why the Texas Rangers Would Rather Face the New York Yankees

    The Texas Rangers , despite some knee-jerk reactions following their Game 1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays , were able to stave off the Rays in convincing fashion in Game 4 by winning their second consecutive game by the score of 4-3...

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  22. Texas Rangers: Predicting Their Lineup Against the Tampa Bay Rays

    UPDATE II: Evidently I was wrong about the Rays' game 1 starter. It wasn't Matt Moore after all, it was Sandy Koufax, circa 1966, wearing a rubber Matt Moore mask. Very tricky, Koufax, very tricky indeed...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 513 reads 2 comments

  23. Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Rays ALDS: Can Texas Pull It off Without Cliff Lee?

    Texas Rangers fans the world over will be drunk off of the delicious double shot provided by Mike Napoli's home-field advantage-giving long-ball beatdown of the hapless Halos for quite sometime...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 2,247 reads 9 comments

  24. MLB Playoff Prediction: Can the Texas Rangers Beat the NY Yankees Again?

    UPDATE: Boy, what a difference a few days makes, huh? Well now that we know who all is playing whom and where, and all that good stuff, it's time to hunker down and get amped up...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 2,439 reads 17 comments

  25. Red Sox vs. Rangers: Who'd Be the Biggest Disappointment Without a Postseason?

    The Boston Red Sox didn't make the playoffs last year. That's no knock on the Sox; after all, the American League East in 2010 was essentially the high-stakes buy-in poker table—you ...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 926 reads 6 comments