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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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SUSPENSIONS AND FINES

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The donnybrook at Globe Life Ballpark Sunday has been the talk of baseball for the past two days. On Tuesday, the MLB office came down with their rulings. 14 players and coaches received disciplinary penalties. For … Continue reading

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DESMOND TO LEFT

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers reacted quickly and decisively to the news that Josh Hamilton will start the season on the disabled list and be unavailable for at least the first month. They made a deal with the very … Continue reading

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NEWS AND NOTES

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Pitchers and catchers reported to training camp last week. The position players have all arrived. By the end of next week, spring training will be fully underway, and exhibition games won’t be far behind. Amazingly for … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Christmas is past and the New Year is upon us. Most of the top end free agent pitchers have signed. The outfielders are the remaining position still available. For many teams, so much money has already … Continue reading

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