1. Why the Texas Rangers Should Return Neftali Feliz to Closer

    The last image of Neftali Feliz walking off the mound as the Rangers ’ closer isn ’t very pleasant...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about 2 years ago 377 reads 19 comments

  2. Rangers Free Agents: Top 10 Pitching Targets This Offseason

    The Rangers have some work to do this offseason, as do a lot of teams. A big priority is their pitching staff. They have holes to fill in both the rotation and bullpen. It wasn't all bad news in 2012...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about 2 years ago 148 reads 11 comments

  3. New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles: 5 Biggest Matchups in Game 2 of ALDS

    Game 1 of the Yankees vs. Orioles ALDS matchup is in the books. Pitching dominated the first eight innings of the game before New York was able to bunch some hits together in the ninth inning and ice the game...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about 2 years ago 3,881 reads 2 comments

  4. Josh Hamilton's Top 10 Moments as a Texas Ranger

    Baseball is a funny game. Just a few short months ago, Ranger fans were biting their nails and hoping Josh Hamilton would find it in his heart to give the team a hometown discount and re-sign with Texas...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about 2 years ago 2,283 reads 2 comments

  5. Josh Hamilton and the 8 MLB Free Agents Who Need a Ring for Their Legacies

    There's an interesting crop of free agents this winter, much like every year. What makes this group unique is the number of established stars without championships. These are players who have little else to prove individually...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about 2 years ago 1,335 reads 2 comments

  6. Mike Napoli: Why the Texas Rangers Should Re-Sign Him

    Everyone knows Josh Hamilton will be a free agent at the end of this year, but the Texas Rangers also have another important player with an expiring contract: Mike Napoli ...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 1,845 reads 9 comments

  7. More Compelling Race for Division Crown: AL East or West?

    The races for the American League West and East crowns are too compelling to look away from. No disrespect to the AL Central. Detroit and Chicago are only separated by two games with two weeks left in the season...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 655 reads 1 comments

  8. Why Farm System Will Make Texas Rangers Playoff Contenders for Years to Come

    Calling up top prospects this time of year usually means that major league teams are licking their wounds after a lost season. Do not count the Texas Rangers among this group...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 2,892 reads 1 comments

  9. How Can the Rangers Convince Hamilton to Stay for 2013?

    Josh Hamilton was probably happier than anyone to see the calendar flipped to August. He struggled mightily in July, which was well chronicled, hitting just .177 with 11 RBI. After hitting ...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 2,467 reads 5 comments

  10. Potential Destinations If Texas Rangers Move Elvis Andrus

    The Texas Rangers have a unique problem at the shortstop position that most teams around the league would envy...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 4,810 reads 10 comments

  11. MLB Free Agency: 10 Potential Replacements If Josh Hamilton Leaves Texas Rangers

    Okay, so technically it's going to be really hard for any one player to "replace" Josh Hamilton. Talk all you want about his off-the-field problems or aggressiveness at the plate, ...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 4,661 reads 12 comments

  12. 7 Reasons Jurickson Profar Needs to Be a September Call-Up

    In just a few short weeks, every major league team will have the opportunity to expand their roster. This is a time where teams call up fresh faces from the minors, in most cases promising young stars...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 1,160 reads 1 comments

  13. Texas Rangers: Who Has to Be the Rangers' Ace Down the Stretch?

    While the Texas Rangers ’ bats have started to heat up, the rotation has fallen into a funk lately. In defense of the struggles, they have been facing some stiff competition...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 855 reads 7 comments

  14. Previewing the 7 Biggest Remaining Series for the Texas Rangers

    With the number of regular season games left slowly dwindling, it looks like the stretch run is upon us. Each game is important, but there is no doubt that some games and some series have bigger implications than others...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 395 reads 0 comments

  15. 5 Reasons the Rangers Should Hold on Tight at the Deadline

    The Los Angeles Angels just made things a lot more interesting in the AL West. It seems like they have been doing that a lot this year. First Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson, then Mike Trout arrives and now Zack Grienke is suiting up in Angel red...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 657 reads 1 comments

  16. Power Ranking the Top 10 Rangers Outside Josh Hamilton

    Josh Hamilton is the most valuable player on the Rangers , or at the very least close to it. His impact on the offense when he is hot and struggling cannot be matched by any other player on the team...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 1,055 reads 4 comments

  17. Why the Texas Rangers Need to Stay Away from a Cole Hamels Trade

    The MLB trade deadline is approaching and, once again, the Texas Rangers are in position to make a big move if they choose to. One of the big names floating around is Philadelphia starting pitcher Cole Hamels...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 2,303 reads 2 comments

  18. Breaking Down How the Texas Rangers Built the Makings of an MLB Dynasty

    In the 10-season period between the Texas Rangers ' last division title in 1999 and their next one in 2010, the team finished third or fourth in the AL West eight times. History wasn't exactly on their side before that span either...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 1,779 reads 12 comments

  19. 5 Predictions for Roy Oswalt's 2nd-Half Stats

    We are two starts into Roy Oswalt's career as a Ranger. He hasn't been flawless, but the most important thing is that Texas has won both games. The second half of the season will be important for Oswalt...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 1,605 reads 1 comments

  20. Texas Rangers: 6 Things We Learned from Roy Oswalt's First Rangers Start

    It's safe to say Roy Oswalt's first start as a Texas Ranger was a success. He picked up the victory Friday after pitching 6.2 innings of one run ball. Oswalt hadn't pitched in a big league game in over seven months...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 3,083 reads 2 comments

  21. Should Yu Darvish's Recent Struggles Concern the Texas Rangers?

    Yu Darvish is reaching an interesting point in his young career in Texas. With the All-Star break approaching, temperatures in Texas will rise and the battle for the division crown will make every series important...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 1,035 reads 7 comments

  22. Why the Rangers Need a Healthy, Dominant Derek Holland in Pennant Chase

    The last couple of weeks have not been a great for the Rangers . They have lost some close games, the pitching has been hit hard, and the bats have gone through a collective slump...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 724 reads 2 comments

  23. 6 Reasons the Rangers Need to Worry About the Angels

    The Texas Rangers dropped two out of three in their last series against the Los Angeles Angels . To be honest, Texas didn't exactly play their best baseball so it isn't time to push the panic button...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 2,492 reads 1 comments

  24. 6 MLB Teams Who Missed a Golden Opportunity to Sign Roy Oswalt

    Roy Oswalt is a Texas Ranger. It's definitely a great fit for both parties. He is not the ace of old, but if healthy, Oswalt is still an improvement over a lot of other starters out there...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 161 reads 0 comments

  25. Yu Darvish and the Top 10 Rookies in Texas Rangers History

    It's tough being a rookie in the major leagues. The grind of the season is a lot to handle even for the game's most seasoned veterans. The Texas Rangers have had a number of rookies put together solid seasons in their history...

    Lance Reaves Written by Lance Reaves about over 2 years ago 2,059 reads 8 comments