2:57 AM EDT, Mon October 25, 2021
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Tyler Phillips has arm surgery

Tyler Phillips has arm surgery

Photo by Ben VanHouten/MLB Photos via Former Ranger minor leaguer Tyler Phillips announces on Instagram he has undergone arm surgery Tyler Phillips, the former Texas Rangers minor leaguer who was lost to the Philadelphia Phillies on a waiver claim in July, 2021, apparently underwent arm surgery, per his Instagram page. Phillips didn’t say what the surgery was, but based on the giant apparatus on his right arm in the photo, elbow surgery would be the safe bet. The 23 year old Phillips was a 2015 draft pick of the Rangers, and moved up the ladder on the strength of...
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Sunday morning Rangers things

Sunday morning Rangers things

Photo by Brian Blanco/ Sunday morning Rangers news and links Good morning, folks... The Braves beat the Dodgers last night, sending them to the World Series to face the Houston Astros. Andy McCullough looks at how the Dodgers — the team that built what was supposed to be the strongest and deepest pitching staff in the league — saw their pitching implode in the playoffs. David Laurila has his Sunday notes column at Fangraphs, and it includes a Nick Martinez update.
Lone Star Ball Oct 22, 2021
Friday Morning Rangers Links

Friday Morning Rangers Links

Photo by Tom Pennington/ Texas Rangers update for Friday, October 22 Good morning, LSB. Yesterday the Rangers’ organization continued its remarkable and embarrassing streak of being on the wrong side of every single issue it’s presented with. It gets harder and harder to support this franchise. Great reporting by Levi there. Blegh. Anyway. Evan Grant discusses the Rangers offseason plan. Jeff Wilson discusses Clayton Kershaw-to-Texas possibilities. Jim Callis has a big update on the Rangers’ AFL squad with particular emphasis on Justin Foscue. Speaking of which...
Lone Star Ball Oct 21, 2021
Rangers appearing in free agent rumors

Rangers appearing in free agent rumors

You can’t go home again | Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ With the MLB offseason starting in a couple of weeks, the Rangers are popping up in connection with a variety of pending free agents MLB Rumors: Top free agents and the Texas Rangers have not, generally, been connected much in rumors in recent years (with one rather notable exception), as the team had (correctly, it appears) viewed its shutting window of contention and shaky farm system as not being the right situation to spend big on one of the top free agents on the market. Texas has been involved in free agency the...
Lone Star Ball Oct 21, 2021
Thursday Morning Links

Thursday Morning Links

Jim Cowsert-USA TODAY Sports Links! Jeff Wilson has a roundup from Ranger instructs, saying that Bayron Lora is making a good showing despite a difficult offseason and that Josh Sale is in instructs talking about the dangers of drugs. Perhaps running the risk of setting expectations too high, all the beat writers are talking about how Jon Daniels has said the Rangers will getting back to a payroll “consistent to market size” and that there will be non-bargain-basement acquisitions this offseason. Number 29 ranked prospect Owen White nabbed AFL Pitcher of the Week...