The last week of March was supposed to be a time for Rangers fans to rejoice. The season was scheduled to start in Seattle, and then fans were able to witness a moment they’ve been waiting for in years, a home opener featuring a roof, a new palace, and a fresh start.
Rangers outfielder Willie Calhoun, who was hit in the face by a fastball from Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias on March 8, has recovered from a broken jaw and has been cleared to resume baseball activities.
As we get towards the end of another week of staying at home as much as possible during this crazy new “normal” during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, it’s almost easy to forget that Thursday was supposed to be the first day of the 2020 MLB season for the Rangers.
On December 15th, 2019, the Texas Rangers made a bold move by trading for two-time Cy Young award winner Corey Kluber. I emphasize “bold” for many reasons but allow me to highlight three of those reasons.