Fueled by the recent front office dust up, there’s been a lot of talk the last few days about who deserves credit for building a winning ball club in Arlington. Many fans insist that the Rangers would still be wandering in the desert if not for Nolan Ryan, but is that really the case? Continue reading →
For a while now I’ve been a firm believer in standing up and admitting that you were wrong. Last year I wrote a coupleof posts that included predictions for the 2012 baseball season.
Before I can turn the page on this last year, I want to briefly go over those predictions. In cases where it applies, I will explain where I went wrong during the predicting process. Continue reading →
Josh Hamilton was introduced as an Angel yesterday in front of a crowd of the Anaheim faithful. As such, it made sense to dig up something that I wrote earlier this year when Albert Pujols signed with that same club. Continue reading →
Sometime in the not too distant future I’m going to write at length about Josh Hamilton. It will be good for me, I think, to get everything out there — to put my rage on the page — and then to move on.
I’m not entirely sure when that’s coming, but it is coming. For now, though, I’d like to highlight something specifically that’s been bothering me. Continue reading →
The Texas Rangers have played more baseball than anyone else in the last 3 seasons, and it’s starting to show. They’re punchy. They’re overanxious. They’re stumbling into the postseason. Everyone can see that they’re tired.
What I’ve come to realize in the last few days is that I, too, am tired. Continue reading →