ARLINGTON, Texas -- The calendar still has 2011 on it but Texas general manager Jon Daniels is already on 2012 time.
Daniels met with the media Monday and said the best way to get rid of the bitter taste left by the World Series loss to St. Louis is to win the championship next year.
Step one towards that goal will be to bolster the pitching staff in the offseason.
"Pitching is going to be priority one, always will be," Daniels said. "I think that's the mindset that's changed and a large reason why we've had some success to this point. No doubt we've got a decision to make and a discussion to have with (free agent pitcher) C.J (Wilson). He's the most notable of our free agents. We've got a lot of good arms both at the big-league level and close to it that we've got to sort through before we start looking externally."
Wilson, the free-agent left-hander, is the big domino that will likely have to fall before the Rangers can decide how to build their rotation. Derek Holland, Matt H...