The Rangers had the day off today, but fans had plenty to get excited about.
Late last night and early today, the Rangers inked Elvis Andrus to an eight-year extension worth $120 million.
I could not be happier about the announcement … once I confirmed that it was not an April Fool’s joke.
I knew Elvis was coming up on free agency, and since he’s a Scott Boras client, I thought for sure he’d be leaving for a bigger paycheck and bigger market after the 2014 season. Elvis’ decision to stay in Texas says a lot about how he feels about the organization, the team, the city and the fans.
Ian Kinsler is signed through 2017, so I’m looking forward to seeing a lot more of this in the years to come.