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Uvila stars in AFL All Star Game

Uvila stars in AFL All Star Game

Photo by Ron Jenkins/ Texas Rangers pitcher Cole Uvila threw a scoreless inning in last night’s AFL All Star Game The Arizona Fall League All Star Game was last night, and a pair of Rangers prospects, Bubba Thompson and Cole Uvila, appeared for the West squad. Uvila continued his run of excellence in the AFL, as he retired all three batters he faced, two via strikeout. The final strikeout was to Angels outfielder Jo Adell, a consensus top 10 prospect in all of baseball, on what was reportedly a 3300 rpm breaking ball (per Statcast). To put that in perspective, the highest average...
Lone Star Ball Oct 11, 2019
Padres interview Tingler for manager job

Padres interview Tingler for manager job

Photo by Adam Hunger/ The Padres have reportedly interviewed Rangers coach Jayce Tingler for their vacant manager position MLB Rumors: The San Diego Padres have interviewed Jayce Tingler, the Texas Rangers Player Development Field Coordinator, for their vacant managerial job, according to Scott Miller on Twitter. Tingler has been with the Rangers in a variety of coaching, managerial and front office roles since 2008, and A.J. Preller, the Padres’ general manager, would be familiar with Tingler from their time together here in Texas. Tingler, 37, interviewed for the Rangers’ manager...
Lone Star Ball Oct 10, 2019
Texas Rangers place two on AZL top 20 list

Texas Rangers place two on AZL top 20 list

Photo by Ronald Martinez/ Baseball America’s top 20 prospect list for the Arizona Rookie League has two Rangers Baseball America has released their top 20 prospects list for the Arizona Rookie League today, and the Texas Rangers had two players crack the list. Bahamian infielder Keithron Moss was the highest ranked Rangers, at #12. Moss was 17 for most of the season and had a very nice offensive season while splitting time between second base and third base. Also making the cut was Heriberto Hernandez, the righthanded hitter who mashed for the AZL club before moving up to Spokane for...
Lone Star Ball Oct 10, 2019
2019 Texas Rangers grades: Pitchers, Part III

2019 Texas Rangers grades: Pitchers, Part III

Photo by Joseph Garnett Jr. / We continue to grade all the Texas Rangers from 2019 With the 2019 Texas Rangers season now over, I’m going to do a series of posts handing out grades to every player who appeared for the Rangers this year. I’m starting with pitchers, will go in alphabetical order, and then will do position players in alphabetical order. Grades will be based on a combination of performance, expectations, and my own whims at the moment I happen to be typing this up. They aren’t to be taken too seriously. Here is Part I, from Monday, and Part II, from yesterday. And...
Lone Star Ball Oct 10, 2019
MLB Trade Rumors arbitration projections out

MLB Trade Rumors arbitration projections out

MLB Trade Rumors has their projected arbitration salaries for arb-eligible players this offseason MLB Trade Rumors does arbitration projections for arbitration-eligible players every offseason, based on an algorithm Matt Swartz developed, and their projections for 2020 arbitration salaries are now out. Nomar Mazara is the highest projected arb-eligible guy, at $5.7 million. Joey Gallo is at $4 million, Danny Santana is $3.9 million, Delino DeShields is $2.4 million, Rafael Montero is $900,000, and Jesse Biddle is $600,000. Biddle is likely to be a 40 man roster casualty, but everyone else...