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NEXT YEAR IS ALMOST HERE

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The start of Spring Training is just a couple of weeks away. The counting down of days until “pitchers and catchers report” has begun. It’s been almost four months since the Rangers last took the field … Continue reading

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THE HALL CALLED

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The baseball Hall of Fame announced their 2017 player selections Wednesday evening. Former Commissioner Bud Selig and former front office executive John Scheurholz were already in this year’s class of inductees. They will be joined by … Continue reading

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NEXT YEAR

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers’ season ended much earlier than anticipated as they bowed out of the playoffs in just three games. It was a disappointing meltdown from the team that had the best regular season record in the … Continue reading

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THE ENVELOPE PLEASE

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – The Rangers found out last night that their opponent in the American League Division Series will be Toronto. The Blue Jays’ Juan Encarnacion ended the Wild Card play-in game with a three run … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER BASEBALL

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – The calendar flipped from August to September with a couple of American League teams having essentially wrapped up the division championship, but the East Division and the two Wild Card playoff spots are … Continue reading

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RANGER ROUND UP

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – The Rangers finished August with a 17-10 record for the month and an 80-54 record for the season. 26 games over .500 is the season high, and they go into September with an … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO TEXAS CITIES

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers completed two trades just prior to the August 1 non-waiver trade deadline. The headliners of the deal were catcher Jonathan Lucroy and reliever Jeremy Jeffress coming from Milwaukee along with outfielder Carlos Beltran from … Continue reading

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GREAT TRADING DAY

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – Monday was a fast and furious day of wheeling and dealing, and the Texas Rangers were crowned the champions of this year’s non-waiver trade deadline jamboree. 18 deals involving 49 players were consummated … Continue reading

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TRADING SEASON

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The American League beat the National League 4-2 Tuesday night to give the junior circuit the home field advantage in this year’s World Series. For Ranger fans, this may or may not be good news. Certainly … Continue reading

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NEW DIGS

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINTON, Texas – Last Friday afternoon, the Rangers announced that they and the city of Arlington would embark on building a new home for the Texas Rangers. The current lease on Globe Life Ballpark, originally named … Continue reading

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