12:26 AM EST, Sun December 05, 2021
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Saturday Morning Rangers Stuff

Saturday Morning Rangers Stuff

Texas Rangers update for Saturday, December 4 Good morning, LSB. Evan Grant has a piece up at the DMN discussing the near billion dollars the AL West has spent in free agency so far this offseason. And Ken Rosenthal has a bunch of lockout notes. And thaaaaat appears to be about all there is this morning. Have a great weekend!
Lone Star Ball Dec 3, 2021
Jung, Ortiz make BA “interesting analytical characteristics” list

Jung, Ortiz make BA “interesting analytical characteristics” list

Photo by Ralph Freso/ Baseball America has a piece up regarding minor leaguers who have notable analytical characteristics, and two Rangers are included Baseball America has an interesting article up, highlighting various minor league players who have strong analytical markers that are indicators of future success. The background into this exercise that BA provides is also informative — as they explain: Hitting, while arguably one of the hardest tasks in all of professional sports, is fairly simple on its face. Do you hit the ball? Do you hit the ball hard? Do you...
Lone Star Ball Dec 3, 2021
DJ Peters reportedly heading to Korea

DJ Peters reportedly heading to Korea

Photo by Tom Pennington/ Outfielder DJ Peters is reportedly close to a deal that will have him playing in Korea in 2022 Texas Rangers outfielder DJ Peters, who cleared waivers and was outrighted earlier this week, is close to a deal to go to Korea to play in the KBO in 2022, per reports on Twitter. Peters, who turned 26 in nine days, was claimed on waivers by the Rangers from the Los Angeles Dodgers on August 2, 2021. He played regularly over the final two months, showing quality outfield defensive and impressive power, but also having extreme plate discipline issues. ...
Lone Star Ball Dec 2, 2021
Celebrate the new infield with a new Ranger shirt!

Celebrate the new infield with a new Ranger shirt!

BreakingT has a new shirt out recognizing the Rangers’ new middle infield The Texas Rangers now have the best middle infield in baseball, with Corey Seager at shortstop and Marcus Semien at second base. And what better way to celebrate this that with a Seager and Semien t-shirt from BreakingT? The folks at BreakingT have just rolled out a 2022 Rangers Seager/Semien t-shirt, just in time for the holidays. Just because there’s a lockout doesn’t mean you are locked out from getting some new Rangers gear! Its also a great gift option with the holidays coming up. You can...
Lone Star Ball Dec 2, 2021
Former Rangers on the move

Former Rangers on the move

Photo by Jennifer Stewart/ A round up of several former Rangers who have moved around in the last few days There have been a bunch of moves around MLB in the run up to the non-tender deadline and the lockout, and a number of them involve guys who Once Were Rangers. I figured I’d do a post summarizing what has happened with some old friends over the past few days (particularly since there’s not, you know, going to be baseball news going on for a while). Jorge Alfaro, the Legend, was dealt on December 1. Alfaro, who was originally sent from Texas to Philadelphia in...