Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 5/6/13
With a little over a month into the 2013 season and the Texas Rangers find themselves tied for the best record in baseball. While it has been no secret that the Rangers pitching staff has been carrying them (3.02 ERA, best in all of baseball) while the offense tries to get rolling. After a weekend sweep of the red hot Boston Red Sox, Texas fans are starting to to get the feeling that this team may be destined for something special. The early surprise thus far into the season has been the outstanding work of the pitching staff. Many people around baseball thought the Rangers chances would sink after the rash of injuries that have hit the club over the last several months. With pitchers like Colby Lewis and Martin Perez are on the mend, it seems like everyone on the staff have raised their game to help propel the team to its hot start. Though the first 31 games there are few options for April’s MVP, Yu Darvish (5-1 2.56 ERA) and Justin Grimm (2-1 2.28 ERA) come to mind. However, the m...
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