Originally written on NBC Dallas- Fort Worth  |  Last updated 1/4/12
When you win back-to-back American League pennants people tend to think pretty highly of you, and that's definitely been the case for your Texas Rangers in all of the off-season/preseason rankings and prognostications set forth by various national media. One of those national experts is ESPN's Buster Olney, who in a series over the past week has ranked different positions among all the teams in the majors such as starting rotation, bullpen and infield, all of which had the Rangers in the top 10. That is no different when it comes to outfield rankings, which Olney released on ESPN.com, and surprise, surprise, the Rangers are ranked highly. Olney says the the No. 1 outfield in baseball belongs to the upstart Arizona Diamondbacks led by MVP candidate Justin Upton, followed by the hated New York Yankees, led by another MVP candidate, Curtis Granderson. After that is your Texas Rangers, checking in at No. 3 with guys like Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz, filled in by David Murphy and with ...
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