Rangers president of baseball operations Jon Daniels has now set forth a clear strategic directive for the organization. The veteran executive says the club’s recent youth movement will likely carry over into the 2021 season.
Two-time AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber won’t return this year, and as someone who could reach free agency in the offseason, it’s possible his Rangers tenure is over. However, it seems the club would like him back
On Friday evening, Jeff Passan of ESPN reported that MLB set the 2020 postseason bubble in terms of ballparks. Most importantly, the Rangers’ new Globe Life Field would host an NLDS series, the NLCS, and the World Series.
2020 is not the year we thought it would be. You could use that as a slogan with anything, even outside sports. This Rangers season leaves a significant bruise in the standings, but it does provide something 2020 has brought a lot of promise to the future.
Huff, 22, entered the season ranked as the game’s No. 99 prospect at Baseball America — the infusion of 2020 draftees has since pushed him off the list — and currently ranks second among the organization’s prospects there.
A week after the drama of the trade deadline, Rangers slugger Joey Gallo spoke to the local media for the first time. The 26-year-old’s name was heavily featured in the rumor mill in the 24 hours leading up to the deadline back on August 31st.
It’s been a rough go in the standings for the Rangers in the past three weeks. There’s a lot to look at in September for the team, and Rangers’ fans get their first viewing of the youth movement entering the Texas organization this month.
The Rangers announced today that LHP Joely Rodriguez was placed on the 10-day injured list due to a hamstring strain. He’ll be replaced on the active roster by Jesse Chavez, who’s been activated from the IL after spraining his left big toe on August 23.
Chris Woodward said after Monday night’s game against the San Diego Padres that he did not like the way Fernando Tatis Jr. swung away with a 10-3 lead, and the Texas Rangers manager is not exactly softening that stance.
Due to MLB’s shortened 60-game scheduled, Kluber will not have enough time to return as a starter even in the best-case scenario. Instead, the Rangers can only hope he is able to pitch by September and could be an effective arm out of the bullpen.