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Ben Sheets

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Pending Brandon Webb Signing Shouldn't End Rangers' Pursuit of Starting Pitching

    Webb is a nice addition, but Texas should continue looking for another starter.​As expected, the Texas Rangers inked Brandon Webb to a one-year, incentive-laden contract reportedly worth around $3 million guaranteed with a potential for the veteran right-hander to earn between $8 million and $10 m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    My (Fausto) Carmona: Plan B Now That Cliff Lee and Zack Greinke Are Headed Elsewhere

    Trading for Fausto Carmona would help ease the pain of losing out on Lee and Greinke.​Since we can all feel OK about losing out on the Cliff Lee sweepstakes, it's fair to evaluate Jon Daniels' Plan B, especially with the trade of Zack Greinke -- easily the best pitcher to be had on the marke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    With a 22-Game Taste, Let's Circle the Bases: Last-Place Rangers Have First-Place Potential

    Ian Kinsler makes his season debut tonight against the Mariners and lefthander Cliff Lee, who's also making his first appearance of the year. ​While Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has cryptically blamed the refs yet again for his team's fourth first-round exit from the playoffs in the last seven y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    The Best Texas Rangers News You've Heard in a Long Time

    ​Don't remember if the Texas Rangers have ever had an owner with as grand of a vision as Chuck Greenberg. Have no idea if it will help them pitch, hit or finish better. But, regardless, it's nice to hear an owner recognize where he is and what his should strive to be. As in, not a penny-pinch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    So ... Will the Sheets Hit The Fan?

    With the New York Mets signing Oliver Perez, the Texas Rangers' chances of landing free-agent pitcher Ben Sheets just got stronger. Likewise, their radio signal for 2009 is also beefed up. The announcement that Rangers' weekday games will be broadcast on 105.3 The Fan means that 110 of Texas' 162 wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    At What Point Do We Question How the Texas Rangers Handle Their Pitchers?

    Stop me if you've heard this one before: Your Texas Rangers have pitching problems. If you're scoring at home, that's two similar season-ending surgeries in one week. After top prospect and rotation candidate Eric Hurley underwent rotator cuff surgery last week, semi-reliable set-up man Joaquin B ... More >>

  • News

    January 29, 2009

    Texas Rangers' Up and Comers

    After a decade of patience, Rangers' fans again believe they're about to be rewarded

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    You Could Use Some ... Baseball?

    Approximately 5,000 fans braved freezing temperatures and decades of losing at Saturday's Rangers Fan Fest in Arlington. I was one of them. The highlights: *General manager Jon Daniels says he's recently talked to shortstop third baseman Michael Young and that their relationship is on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    A Christmas List for Jon Daniels

    Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels, who spent most of last week his colleagues in Las Vegas for baseball's Winter Meetings, has been relatively quiet as the offseason reaches the halfway point. Thus far, he has dealt Gerald Laird to the Detroit Tigers and Wes Littleton to the Boston Red Sox f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008
  • News

    October 2, 2008

    Status Woe

    Insane Rangers again take similar path to identical destination

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    Just How Did Josh Hamilton Wind Up the Texas Rangers' Savior, Anyway?

    Among the group of baseball jerseys in my closet -- behind Pudge's and A-Rod's Rangers ones -- there's an old, unworn Tampa Bay Devil Rays jersey with no name or number on it. When Tampa took Josh Hamilton with the No. 1 overall pick in 1999, I bought the jersey and waited to have Hamilton's name an ... More >>

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