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    Projecting the 2024 Starting Rotation

    Projecting the 2024 Starting Rotation

    This week we discuss:
    Projecting the Starting RotationAdolis Garcia and Rangers Avoid ArbitrationWill Owen White Make a Splash During Spring TrainingBankruptcy Court Approves Bally/Rangers DealSponsor:
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    • 17 min
    Texas Rangers Leave Winter Meetings With Nothing

    Texas Rangers Leave Winter Meetings With Nothing

    In this insightful episode, we delve into the Texas Rangers' offseason strategy amidst financial uncertainties. Fresh off their euphoric first World Series win, a significant achievement capping 52 years of effort, the Rangers are now facing a challenging offseason ahead of the 2024 season. The episode explores the Rangers' cautious approach in building their roster, contrasting it with the aggressive moves of teams like the New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays.
    We discuss the Rangers' sole major signing so far - reliever Kirby Yates for one year at $4.5 million - and their hesitancy to make further big moves. Ken Rosenthal's insights on the Athletic suggest the Rangers are considering two paths: possibly retaining Clayton Kershaw or exploring second-tier free-agent starters like Sean Manaea, Frankie Montas, or Michael Wacha. A key factor in their restrained approach is the looming "financial uncertainty," mainly due to the potential loss of the media rights deal with Bally Sports. This episode examines the implications of these financial challenges and how they're shaping the Rangers' strategy for constructing their 2024 roster​
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    • 19 min
    Analyzing the Texas Rangers' Quiet Offseason

    Analyzing the Texas Rangers' Quiet Offseason

    This week we delve into the Texas Rangers' surprisingly slow offseason following their World Series championship. We'll dissect the three key reasons behind their strategic patience, contrasting their recent 'Fast and Furious' approach with their current 'Lost in Translation' stance. Our discussion includes insights into the Winter Meetings in Nashville, where baseball's top brass converge for crucial decisions, drafts, and trades. We'll explore the Rangers' hesitation to sign new players or engage in trades, their uncertainty about the Bally Sports contract, reluctance to incur a second luxury tax, and the lack of urgency in acquiring high-dollar free agents. Join us as we analyze if the Rangers are content with their current standing or strategizing for another championship run. We'll also speculate on their potential moves to win the AL West division and dethrone the Astros in 2024​.
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    • 29 min
    Texas Rangers Need to Act Quickly During Free Agency

    Texas Rangers Need to Act Quickly During Free Agency

    In this episode, we delve into the pressing need for the Texas Rangers to make significant moves in the starting pitcher market. With several top free agents like Aaron Nola and Sonny Gray already signed to new teams, the Rangers are feeling the heat to secure a deal. We'll explore the dynamics of the current market, discussing how the Rangers have missed out on several deals already and the rising costs of acquiring top talent as a result​​.
    As the Winter Meetings approach, the pressure mounts for General Manager Chris Young to make a decisive move. We'll analyze potential targets, including Jordan Montgomery and NL CY Young award-winner Blake Snell, weighing the pros and cons of each and discussing the likely financial implications. The episode will also cover the strategic considerations behind these potential signings, including how they align with the Rangers' overall team strategy and the expectations of their fanbase​​.
    Join us as we break down the high-stakes scenario facing the Rangers, provide insights from industry experts, and speculate on what the near future holds for the team. This episode is a must-listen for Rangers fans and anyone interested in the intricate workings of MLB free agency and team building strategies.
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    • 24 min
    Resigning Jordan Montgomery will Cost The Rangers Something

    Resigning Jordan Montgomery will Cost The Rangers Something

    The news came out on Sunday morning just before the NFL games that Aaron Nola will be returning to Philadelphia for the long term. The 30-year-old right-hander agreed to seven-year contract worth $172 million. According to Jon Heyman of the New York Post, Nola met with other teams and turned down more money to stay in Philadelphia. He chose to stay with a team that was in the World Series in 2022 and a win away from making it back to the World Series in 2023.
    This choice by Nola could lead to a certain free-agent left-hander also choosing to stay with the team that he finished the season with. Now that Texas has an idea of what Montgomery is worth on the free agent market would it be smart to bring him back for those years and at that cost?
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    • 18 min
    The Rangers Can Be Defined by Resiliency in 2023

    The Rangers Can Be Defined by Resiliency in 2023

    When you look up Resiliency in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of the word is "an ability to recover from or adjust easily to adversity or change." If there was one word to describe the Texas Rangers season this year, It would be that word. They had to overcome so many unique challenges in order to win the World Series this season. Let's take a look back at some of the unique challenges this team had to overcome in order to win the World Series.
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    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

2.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

eli preston ,

Why

He gives a lot of good information but he has a terrible mike and he sounds super depressed he sounds kinda plain

jcwilson3228 ,

A good Rangers podcast

A great podcast that breaks downs what going on with the Texas Rangers in The show and in the minor leagues! If you want a good break down of the games I highly recommend

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