Shortly after Rangers general manager Jon Daniels swapped erratic right-hander Edinson Volquez and reliever Danny Herrera for Josh Hamilton five years ago, I placed seemingly unrealistic expectations on the troubled outfielder. "He has the potential to be the best center fielder in Rangers' history ... More >>
Just a few days after the 2012 MLB season kicked off in Japan, one of the elite players scheduled to become a free agent in the coming offseason took himself off the market. The Giants enticed Matt Cain to stay in San Francisco, signing him to a six-year, $127.5 million contract extension -- the mos ... More >>
Photos by Sam MertenEven before Michael Young demanded to be traded, the likelihood that he'd swap uniforms before the expiration of his contract in 2013 seemed like a long shot at best. Despite a résumé that includes six All-Star nods, a batting title, an (undeserving) Gold Glove and five cons ... More >>
While June begat nothing but good news and great play for your Texas Rangers, July so far is about as much fun as a Roman Candle to the belly button. They were thumped by the lowly Cleveland Indians Monday night and have now lost five of seven after that 13-1 stretch. Out of n ... More >>
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 >>
Ladies and gentlemen, the future. Well, at least part of it.And now you know why I didn't exactly shed a tear that the Texas Rangers decided against acquiring Roy Halladay in exchange for a package that included one Neftali Feliz. In a word: WOW! Merry Christmas, Rangers fans. The 21-year- ... More >>
He's a vilified clown of an owner on two continents. Or at least he should be.
Your Rangers yet again perfect the art of going nowhere fast
Is baseball's youngest general manager man enough to rebuild the Rangers?