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Adam J. Morris

Texas Rangers hiring Shiraz Rehman from Chicago Cubs

The Rangers are reportedly hiring assistant g.m. Shiraz Rehman from the Chicago Cubs

The Texas Rangers are reportedly hiring Chicago Cubs assistant general manager Shiraz Rehman to a similar position in the Rangers’ front office, per multiple reports. Rehman is an MBA who originally worked for Theo Epstein as an intern with the Boston Red Sox, joined the Arizona Diamondbacks front office about twelve years ago, and has been with the Cubs since Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer took over the...

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2018 Community Projections Results -  Joey Gallo

Joey Gallo started off terribly but rebounded well in the second half... which made his overall season look pretty much like last. Maybe this is what Joey is, but I’m still hoping for a full season that takes it to the next level.

Congrats to Malmsteen’s Comet who had the lowest projection score! Here’s the link to the spreadsheet with everyone’s score.

As a reminder, the scoring is using Z-Score, or the number of standard deviations away from the actual result, for each of the...

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Rehman to join Rangers as an assistant GM

The Rangers are hiring Shiraz Rehman as an assistant general manager, according to an industry source.

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Report: Rangers to hire Shiraz Rehman as assistant GM

The Rangers have struck a deal to hire Shiraz Rehman to an assistant general manager post. The Cubs Insider blog reported the news late Monday night; Joel Sherman of the New York Post hears the same (Twitter link). Rehman had been with the Cubs for seven seasons, the last five of those coming in an AGM capacity. Most recently, he was tabbed to head up the Chicago organization’s “strategic initiatives.” When he received that assignment before the current season, Rehman was said to be...

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ghostofErikThompson

Tuesday Morning Texas Rangers Update

People actually wrote things about the Rangers this time!

Good morning.

T.R. Sullivan writes that the Rangers have added David Bell and Rocco Baldelli to the list of people who have interviewed to become the next manager in Texas.

Jeff Wilson writes about Bell and Baldelli as candidates while I mostly remember son-of-Buddy David Bell as a thorn in the Rangers’ side as a member of the annoyingly good turn-of-the-century Mariners (indeed, my memory is unfortunately pristine as Bell had a...

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Adam J. Morris

Texas Rangers interview Baldelli, Bell

The Rangs have interviewed Rocco Baldelli and David Bell for their vacant manager job

The Texas Rangers have interviewed Tampa Bay field coordinator Rocco Baldelli and San Francisco player development executive David Bell for their vacant manager position, per the beat guys. Both reportedly interviewed on Monday.

This continues the trend of the Rangers looking for younger candidates rather than folks with past major league managerial experience. Baldelli, 37, with the sixth overall pick in...

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Bell, Baldelli interviewed by Texas for manager

The Rangers added two more candidates to their managerial search when they interviewed both David Bell and Rocco Baldelli on Monday, according to sources.

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Adam J. Morris

NLCS Game Three discussion thread

The Brewers and the Dodgers play game three tonight

Game three of the NLCS between the Dodgers and the Brewers is this evening.

Discuss the game here

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Adam J. Morris

Report: Rangers to interview Dusty Wathan

Dusty Wathan is reportedly interviewing with the Rangers later this week

MLB Rumors: Dusty Wathan, third base coach for the Philadelphia Phillies, will interview with the Texas Rangers this week for their vacant managerial job, per Jim Salisbury out of Philadelphia. The 45 year old Wathan is a former minor league manager in the Phillies system who interviewed for their managerial job last year, and ended up joining manager Gabe Kapler’s staff in 2018.

Wathan’s is a name that has been...

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Rangers lose hitting coach Iapoce to Cubs

The Rangers will be looking for a new hitting coach after Anthony Iapoce informed the organization he is taking the same job with the Cubs.

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Adam J. Morris

Reports: Iapoce leaving Rangers for Cubs

Multiple reports indicate hitting coach Anthony Iapoce is leaving the Texas Rangers to take the same position with the Chicago Cubs

Anthony Iapoce, who has been the Texas Rangers’ hitting coach since 2016, is leaving the Rangers to join the Chicago Cubs as their hitting coach, per multiple reports. Iapoce had been hired away from the Cubs by the Rangers when he came to Texas.

The Cubs let their hitting coach, Chili Davis, go after the were eliminated from the playoffs this year. The...

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Rangers postseason Memories: Game Six, 2011 ALCS: The Final Out

Detroit’s Brandon Inge was the final hope for the Tigers in game six of the 2011 American League Championship Series. “Hope” might’ve been a stretch. Inge’s team trailed 15-5 after an inspired all-around performance from the host Texas Rangers, playing in their second straight ALCS. Texas closer Neftali Feliz was on the mound, finding himself […]

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Adam J. Morris

Lunchtime Sporcle Quiz: 2018 Texas Rangers

Can you name the players for the 2018 Texas Rangers?

The Texas Rangers’ 2018 season is over, but have you blocked it out to the point that you don’t even remember who played for the Rangers this season?

Here’s a Sporcle quiz to test your recall...can you name all the 2018 Texas Rangers?

Good luck...

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Rangers' AFL crop includes Minors' K-rate king

Jim Callis checks in on the Rangers' Arizona Fall League participants, a group that includes top 30 prospects like Julio Pablo Martinez, No. 2, and C.D. Pelham, No. 15 and rising prospects like Demarcus Evans.

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2018 Community Projections Results - Elvis Andrus

It’s that time of year again! Starting today, I’ll be publishing the results of the Community Projections and how everyone did every week day morning.

First up is Elvis Andrus who had his first major injury in his career and wasn’t able to build upon the career year in 2017.

Congrats to ok.fester who had the lowest projection score! Here’s the link to the spreadsheet with everyone’s score.

As a reminder, the scoring is using Z-Score, or the number of standard deviations away from...

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Adam J. Morris

Morosi: DeRosa declines manager interview

Jon Morosi reports Mark DeRosa has opted to stay with the MLB Network rather than interview for the Rangers vacant managerial position

Texas Rangers rumors: Mark DeRosa, former MLB player and current MLB Network analyst, has been a much-discussed potential managerial candidate for several of the teams that are seeking a new manager this offseason, including the Texas Rangers. However, Jon Morosi says that DeRosa declined an opportunity to interview with the Rangers, with Morosi saying...

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ghostofErikThompson

Monday Morning Texas Rangers Update

It’s good to know Marwin Gonzalez isn’t happy today

Good morning. No one wrote anything about the Rangers.

In lieu of deafening silence, here’s a video of a drone surveying the recent progress made at the site of our upcoming palace of excess:

Maybe Texas will hire a manager or something soon...

Anyway, have a good one!

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Adam J. Morris

ALCS Game 2 discussion thread

Talk about game 2 of the ALCS here

Boston looks to bounce back tonight after falling to the Astros yesterday, and avoid going down 2-0 in the ALCS.

discuss here

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Adam J. Morris

Sunday morning Rangers things

Sunday morning Rangers news and links

Good morning, folks...

If you are looking for Texas Rangers links this morning, I have some sad news for you — there are none. No news or links since yesterday.

Sorry.

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Adam J. Morris

LCS Games discussion thread

Talk about the two LCS games today here

So, we have game 2 of the NLCS with the Brewers and Dodgers today, and game 1 of the ALCS with the Red Sox and Astros.

Talk about the games here.

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