1. Texas Rangers: Why the Pitchers Can Continue Their Hot Start

    The Texas Rangers pitching staff has burst out of the gates here in 2013. Prior to Sunday’s victory over the Mariners , they ranked third in MLB in team ERA, sixth in strikeouts and were tied for most shutouts...

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  2. Texas Rangers: 6 Reasons They Can Still Win the AL West

    The Texas Rangers are about three weeks into the new season. They were just dealt a big blow with the news that lefty Matt Harrison will need back surgery . Despite the bad news, there is reason for optimism—after all, it's only April...

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  3. Texas Rangers: Grading Each Position Player After 10 Games

    Some of the more intriguing questions for the Texas Rangers heading into 2013 surrounded their lineup. How would they replace the production they lost from a year ago? Is what they ...

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  4. Texas Rangers' Home Opener: What to Watch for in Series vs. Angels

    It's the home opener for the Texas Rangers , and guess who's in town? Everyone's favorite big spenders from the AL West, the Los Angels Angels...

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  5. Texas Rangers: Biggest Takeaway from Spring Training

    The Texas Rangers are closing shop in Surprise, Arizona, with the regular season finally just a few days away. As it always does, spring training has delivered plenty of food for thought...

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  6. Texas Rangers Spring Training: Biggest Surprises and Disappointments

    Spring Training is the beginning of what many think might be a "transitional year" for the Texas Rangers . While that theory is still debatable at this point, the roster does feature many new faces this year--especially young ones...

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  7. Texas Rangers: 8 Signs from Spring Training so Far

    The Texas Rangers are reaching the halfway point in spring training and it's time to find out what we've learned so far. This is the most turnover the roster has seen in some time, which really makes this time of year interesting...

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  8. Texas Rangers: How Much Will Losing Josh Hamilton Really Hurt the Team?

    Spring training is barley underway and Josh Hamilton is already on bad terms with his former club, the Texas Rangers ...

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  9. Texas Rangers Spring Training: 7 Most Intriguing Position Battles

    Spring training is less than one week away. Texas Rangers pitchers and catchers will report to Surprise, Ariz. , Feb. 23, and the team's first full-squad workout is scheduled for Feb...

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  10. Nelson Cruz: Will He Still Have a Banner Year Despite PED Allegations?

    Nelson Cruz has a lot to play for in 2013, especially now that his name was included in the MLB ’s latest round of PED allegations...

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  11. Texas Rangers: What Is the Best Option If Nelson Cruz Is Suspended?

    Bad news coming from the Texas Rangers ' camp—this is beginning to sound like a broken record. By now, Nelson Cruz’s reported connection (via the Miami New Times ) to a PED clinic in Miami is old news...

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  12. Jon Daniels: Ranking Each of His Offseasons as Texas Rangers GM

    Since Jon Daniels was hired as general manager after the 2005 season, the Texas Rangers haven't had many quiet offseasons...

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  13. Are the Rangers Better off with Big Bats Than Big Arms in Their Ballpark?

    Now that the Rangers ' eventful (or uneventful, depending on how you look at it) offseason appears like it’s winding down, let’s look at their new roster. It’s different, but not necessarily in a bad way...

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  14. Texas Rangers: 6 Possible Consequences of Not Trading for Justin Upton

    The Justin Upton trade rumor just won't seem to dissolve. According to a recent report by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Rangers are still trying to work a deal for the Diamondback's outfielder...

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  15. 8 Reasons Texas Rangers Prospects Can Make Up for Loss of Free Agents

    If Rangers fans were unfamiliar with the team's top prospects, this offseason has probably changed that...

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  16. Will the Rangers' World Series Chances Crumble If They Don't Acquire a Big Bat?

    The Rangers ' offseason has pretty much been universally labeled as a big whiff. Some have even gone as far as saying it is the worst in franchise history—although that is still debatable...

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  17. Texas Rangers: What Are the Expectations of Jurickson Profar in 2013?

    There is no question that Jurickson Profar is a big part of the Texas Rangers ’ long-term plans, but with each passing day, it appears his importance in the short term is growing...

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  18. 6 Ways the Texas Rangers Can Replace Mike Napoli in the Lineup

    Mike Napoli is officially a ex-Ranger. The 31-year-old signed a three-year contract with the Red Sox and leaves his former team with a dilemma at catcher...

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  19. Michael Young Trade Ends His Commendable Tenure with Texas Rangers

    It still doesn ’t seem real. Why should it? The “ Michael Young is on the trade block” storyline has surfaced before—more than once, actually. Yet each time No...

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  20. Texas Rangers: How Yu Darvish Can Improve in 2013

    Through the endless swirl of rumors and speculation that currently surrounds the Rangers , it’s sometimes easy to forget about the guys they already have on the roster...

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  21. Texas Rangers: Is It Time to Trade Elvis Andrus for Justin Upton?

    Elvis Andrus and Jurickson Profar . Keep them both or trade one to fulfill one of the team’s many needs? This is the question that is keeping the Texas Rangers ’ front office up at night, and probably a lot of fans too...

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  22. 6 Reasons the Texas Rangers Should Pursue Pitching over Hitting

    The Texas Rangers to-do list is long this offseason—longer than it has been in a couple years anyway. Yes, Josh Hamilton is a free agent and the lineup could use additional help, but there are many ways the team can improve going into 2013...

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  23. Texas Rangers: Why the Team Should Trade Jurickson Profar for Giancarlo Stanton

    The Miami Marlins are having another one of their famous fire sales and it’s time for the Rangers to capitalize on it...

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  24. Josh Hamilton Rumors: Why the Outfielder Is a Bad Fit in Seattle

    The rumor mill is swirling rapidly in the Josh Hamilton free-agency sweepstakes. An interesting destination the wheel has spun to is Seattle, according to CBSSports .com's Jon Heyman ...

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  25. Josh Hamilton Rumors: Latest Speculation Around Star Outfielder

    Josh Hamilton is officially a free agent. Let the madness begin. All the crazy speculation soon to follow isn’t that new to the star outfielder...

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