ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers pitching staff has come so far over the last few years that not even future Hall of Famer Greg Maddux is sure what he has contribute to the team.
Maddux began his job as a special assistant to general manager Jon Daniels Tuesday by taking part in the winter development camp at Rangers Ballpark.
"This team's pretty good right now already," said Maddux. "You just hope everybody continues to try and get better. That's really all it is just try to come to the park every day and get as good as you can."
Having Maddux helping the team and his brother pitching coach Mike Maddux can only help the cause. Greg Maddux can lend his expertise in many areas to the Texas pitchers. He can help them mentally as well as physically.
He didn't win 355 games with overpowering stuff. He hit his spots and was also one of the best fielding pitchers in the game's history, having won 18 Gold Gloves. That's an area the Rangers have been sorely lacking. Texas pitchers ...