8:48 PM EST, Tue February 25, 2020
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Spring Training Game Thread: Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers

Spring Training Game Thread: Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers

Photo by David Durochik/MLB Photos via Round II The Texas Rangers will technically be the home team today for the first time this spring as they take on the Kansas City Royals at Surprise Stadium. The Rangers will be looking to take a commanding lead in the Battle for Surprise with LHP Taylor Hearn getting the start against RHP Jorge Lopez for KC. A lineup: Revised lineup: Andrus 6, Odor 4, Gallo 9, Frazier 5, Bird 3, Refsnyder 7, Apostel DH, Ciuffo 2, White 8, Hearn 1. Choo was scratched as precaution with muscle tightness in his side.— John Blake (@RangerBlake) February 25,...
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Cole Uvila Q&A: Part II

Cole Uvila Q&A: Part II

Photo by Joshua Sarner/Icon Sportswire via We had the chance to talk to Texas Rangers pitching prospect Cole Uvila recently — this is Part II of our conversation Cole Uvila is a Texas Rangers pitching prospect who put himself on the map last year with a terrific season in A ball, followed by a dominating Arizona Fall League stint. A righthanded reliever, Uvila will likely start the 2020 season with the Frisco Roughriders, and its not out of the question he could be pitching in Arlington at some point this season. I had the opportunity to talk to Cole, who is a very interesting person...
Lone Star Ball 10 hours ago
2020 ZiPS Over/Under Poll: Todd Frazier

2020 ZiPS Over/Under Poll: Todd Frazier

Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports Do you think Todd Frazier will post an OPS over or under the 768 OPS that ZiPS projects for him? It is that time of year again...time for the ZiPS over/under polls for the Texas Rangers. In case you are new or have forgotten, every year, once the ZiPS projections come out, we do daily polls asking whether you think whatever Ranger we picked for that day will put up an OPS (for position players) or ERA (for pitchers) over or under what ZiPS projects. Today we are doing Todd Frazier. ZiPS projects that Todd Frazier will have a 768 OPS for the Rangers in...
Lone Star Ball 11 hours ago
Tuesday morning Rangers things

Tuesday morning Rangers things

Photo by Norm Hall/ Tuesday morning Rangers news and links Good morning, folks... Luke Farrell made his spring debut in yesterday’s game, as he works to try to make the Texas Rangers, either as a starting pitcher or a multi-inning reliever. Brock Burke, the lefthanded starting pitcher expected to be part of the Nashville rotation for 2020, will miss the year due to shoulder surgery, the team announced yesterday. Levi Weaver talks about lefthanded relief pitcher Joely Rodriguez, and the improvements he made it Japan that led the Rangers to sign him to a multi-year major league...
Lone Star Ball Feb 24, 2020
Spring Training Game Thread: Texas Rangers at Cincinnati Reds

Spring Training Game Thread: Texas Rangers at Cincinnati Reds

Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports What’s an Arturo Reyes? The Texas Rangers look to continue being unbeaten road warriors this spring as they travel to Goodyear to take on the Cincinnati Reds this afternoon. The rainout on Saturday goofed up the pitching schedule a little bit so RHP Arturo Reyes will be making the start for Texas against RHP Luis Castillo for Cincinnati. A lineup: Mon. vs. CIN at Goodyear: Santana 8, Solak DH, Calhoun 7, Guzman 3, Heineman 9, Trevino 2, Apostel 5, Kiner-Falefa 6, Tejada 4, Reyes 1— John Blake (@RangerBlake) February 24, 2020 You can follow along on...