Posts Tagged ‘Texas Rangers’

American League West Forecast (August 16)

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 by JohnBowen

This race could be the closest: who will it be?

The team that’s ahead, or the team with the easier stretch run?

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 by Chuck

Spent a couple of hours at Rangers Camp this morning.
A few things…
I got there just as the players finished calisthenics and warming up. As they began the walk to their assigned fields, Josh Hamilton passed within a few feet of where I was standing. As he walked by, I said, “Great season, Josh, congratulations.”
Normally, when [...]

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 by JohnBowen

He’s a .300 career hitter with six all-star game selections, five straight 200-hit seasons, a batting title, and has shown the ability to play three different infield positions.
On the other hand, he’s 34, owed 48 million dollars until 2013, and has just a career 105 OPS+.
His line over the past three seasons?
.295/.346/.451, 108 OPS+, with [...]

What You Overlooked About the Texas Rangers

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 by Shaun

Coming into the American League Championship Series against the Yankees, the Texas Rangers were undersold. They were undersold because of their starting pitching. Their second- and third-best starting pitchers (C.J. Wilson and Colby Lewis) are almost as good as the Yankees’ best starting pitcher (C.C. Sabathia), or at least they are in 2010.

Why The Yankees Will Have A Tough Time Come The Playoffs

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 by PaulCatalano

Let’s go further. The 2009 Yankee right-handed batters hit .286 against lefties. This year’s model features righties hitting just .269 against lefties. The entire Yankee lineup hit .286 against lefties last year with a .480 slugging percentage; this year that number is down to a .259 BA with a .429 slugging percentage. Makes you wonder where the Yankees would be without Marcus Thames’s .315 BA and .468 slugging percentage.

Saturday, July 10th, 2010 by Chuck

Yesterday was a tough day at Casa de Chuck, and not for the reason you might think.
I may be the only Yankee fan who believes the Yankees don’t need Cliff Lee.
Admittedly, I am getting pretty sick and tired of hearing how Hay-zoos Montero really is the second coming of Jee-zuhs. Being overrated before ever stepping [...]

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 by JeffMoore

An attempt comprehend the reason why the Orioles would trade two young arms for Kevin Millwood.