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Saturday Morning Rangers Things

Rangers update for Saturday, April 4

Good morning, LSB.

Evan Grant writes that a group of Rangers’ upper-level management is taking a pay cut in order to mitigate the effect of the corona delay and to avoid lower-level layoffs.

Grant also answered questions from fans that mostly involved the start of the season and wrote a scouting report on Rangers' eleventh-ranked prospect Ronny Henriquez.

Ken Rosenthal writes that there's still a ton in the air when it comes to deciding when to kick...

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Texas Rangers executives take temporary pay cuts

Whether and when the Rangers will explore further cost-cutting efforts isn’t evident.

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Tiger King prop bets, stadium construction, coronavirus cases reach 1 million

Sports-books are so desperate for action they are now taking bets on which actors will star in the upcoming Tiger King movie. Everyday TheStreet and Sports Illustrated team up to deliver the three biggest stories in the world of sports and business.

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Watch: Texas Rangers on FOX Sports Southwest: Bullpen roles

All while keeping their safe distance, John Rhadigan, Mark McLemore, Mike Bacsik, and Hall of Famer Pudge Rodriguez discuss bullpen roles for the 2020 Texas Rangers.

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Random Poll of the Day: Favorite N.L. Team

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Which of the 15 National League teams do you like the best?

We have no baseball, and so, in the interim, while I’ll be finding some baseball things to write about, the baseball stuff will be fairly scant.

So why not have random ass polls about things that don’t matter?

We did polls every weekday beginning two weeks ago. Monday we asked, what is the best flavor of Pop Tart? Tuesday we asked, what is the best color? Wednesday we asked, what is the...

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Friday Morning Rangers Links

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Rangers Update for April 3

Good morning, LSB.

Evan Grant caught up with former Rangers Michael Young, Ian Kinsler, Colby Lewis, Derek Holland, and David Murphy in anticipation of the 10th anniversary of the 2010 Texas Rangers pennant-winning season. The article also features a half-hour Zoom call where all the guys are just bein’ dudes.

Jamey Newberg put together a team of the best players ever from the DFW area.

Keith Law reminds us all that the MLB...

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Lone Star Ball Rewatch Thread - Texas Rangers @ Seattle Mariners

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The annual tradition of beating the Mariners

Texas Rangers @ Seattle Mariners

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

T-Mobile Park

RHP Jose Leclerc (followed by LHP Drew Smyly) vs. RHP Wade LeBlanc

Today's Lineups Logan Forsythe - 1B Mallex Smith - CF Danny Santana - CF Mitch Haniger - RF Elvis Andrus - SS Daniel Vogelbach - DH Hunter Pence - LF Edwin Encarnacion - 1B Nomar Mazara - RF Domingo Santana - LF Asdrubal Cabrera - 3B Kyle Seager - 3B Rougned Odor -...

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Texas Rangers slotting Joey Gallo into right field this season

Rangers slotting Joey Gallo into right field this season

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Rangers player suffers season-ending injury after unusual at-home accident

The suspension of the 2020 MLB season has offered many injured players the chance to return home and heal up before baseball returns. Unfortunately for Texas Rangers pitcher James Jones, a return home led to a season-ending injury after an unusual accident in his home. According to the MLB.com's TR Sullivan, Jones tore the patella tendon in his right knee on Monday after he tripped and fell over one of his son’s toys. Jones, who began his baseball career as an outfielder, has spent much...

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James Jones to miss 2020 with torn patellar tendon

Rangers minor league pitcher James Jones tore the patellar tendon in his knee and will miss the 2020 season

James Jones, a lefthanded relief pitcher with the Texas Rangers on a minor league deal, will miss the 2020 season after having surgery for a torn patellar tendon in his right knee, per reports from the beat guys on Twitter. Jones injured his knee after having tripped on one of his children’s toys.

Jones was acquired by the Rangers after the 2015 season from the Seattle Mariners,...

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Random Poll of the Day: Best Condiment

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What is the best condiment?

We have no baseball, and so, in the interim, while I’ll be finding some baseball things to write about, the baseball stuff will be fairly scant.

So why not have random ass polls about things that don’t matter?

We did polls every weekday beginning two weeks ago. Monday we asked, what is the best flavor of Pop Tart? Tuesday we asked, what is the best color? Wednesday we asked, what is the best (non-Texas) state?...

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Thursday Morning Links

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Links!

Shin-soo Choo is a super nice guy.

Besides paying $1,000 to every Ranger minor leaguer not on the 40 man roster, he’s also telling Texans to take COVID-19 seriously and stop going out for no reason.

Evan Grant continues his countdown of the Rangers’ top prospects by looking at number 13, Jonathan Hernandez.

Todd Frazier’s corona workout is truly one for the ages.

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Ed Farmer, former Texas Ranger, has passed away

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Ed Farmer, Chicago White Sox broadcaster and former Texas Rangers pitcher, has passed away at the age of 70

Ed Farmer, the Chicago White Sox broadcaster and former major league pitcher, has passed away. He was 70.

Farmer, a big righthander who threw hard and not very accurately, spent 11 years in the majors, including a brief stint with the Texas Rangers. The Rangers acquired Farmer and Gary Holle in December, 1978, in exchange for Reggie Cleveland,...

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What kind of impact will Nick Solak have on the Rangers line-up this season?

What kind of impact will Nick Solak have on the Rangers line-up this season?

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Lone Star Ball Rewatch Thread - Texas Rangers @ Pittsburgh Pirates

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No foolin’

Texas Rangers @ Pittsburgh Pirates

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

PNC Park

RHP Shelby Miller vs. RHP Nick Kingham

Today's Lineups Shin-Soo Choo - LF Starling Marte - CF Elvis Andrus - SS Melky Cabrera - LF Nomar Mazara - RF Gregory Polanco - RF Joey Gallo - CF Josh Bell - 1B Asdrubal Cabrera - 3B Jung Ho Kang - 3B Rougned Odor - 2B Elias Diaz - C Danny Santana - 1B Kevin Newman - 2B Jeff Mathis - C Cole Tucker - SS Shelby Miller - RHP Nick...

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Texas DH Shin-Soo Choo donates $1K to every minor leaguer in Rangers' system

Rangers designated hitter Shin-Soo Choo has decided to donate $1,000 to each of the club’s nearly 200 minor leaguers, per a report from Naver Sports in Choo’s native South Korea. Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News confirms the story and has more on Choo’s donation. As Grant explains, Choo has often spoken of his desire to help the game’s next generation of players — just as he was helped out by veterans as an up-and-comer in the Mariners’ system. Upon overhearing Rangers...

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Rangers vet Choo giving $1K each to 191 Texas minor leaguers

Rangers veteran Shin-Soo Choo is giving $1,000 each to 191 minor league players in the Texas organization

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Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo donating $190K to minor leaguers

Texas Rangers outfielder/designated hitter Shin-Soo Choo plans to help out minor leaguers in the Rangers system by donating $1,000 to each of the 190 players to help them get through this difficult time with the coronavirus outbreak, according to DKTV's Daniel Kim. The 37-year-old will donate a total of $190,000. Choo's donation stems from wanting to help out minor leaguers like MLB veterans did for him so many years ago. While he began sharing his baseball experiences with the younger...

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Rangers’ Good Guy Shin-Soo Choo provides an act of generosity to Rangers’ minor leaguers

Most individuals are falling under hard times. Local non-essential businesses are failing due to a forced closure by local governments and restrictions. Sure, a check is coming, but it may not even be enough to cover the essentials like shelter, food, and other bills. For baseball, it put minor leaguers in a bind. For those […]

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Shin-Soo Choo donates $1,000 to every Rangers minor leaguer during coronavirus shutdown

Choo, 37, is entering his seventh season in the organization

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