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Texas Rangers 2014 Preview

Rangers intent on taking back AL West title
Even with health issues in the rotation and a question of closing, this team has enough talent to contend in the American League West for a sixth straight season.

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Texas Rangers 2012 Preview

Two-time defending AL champs have unfinished business
<p> The American League West race likely won’t be a runaway in 2012, as it was the past two seasons, but the Rangers remain the team to beat.</p>

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St. Louis Cardinals' Manager, La Russa, Not His Normal Self

In Game 5, Tony La Russa sure didn't look like the 3rd best manager in MLB history

by Josh Kipnis

Game 5 of the World Series was a disaster for the St. Louis Cardinals; they couldn’t hit with runners in scoring position, they couldn’t take advantage of Chris Carpenter’s great outing, and manager Tony La Russa lost his mind. 

Texas Rangers Take Advantage in Game 5-St. Louis Cardinals Don't

The Rangers made the most of scoring opportunities while the same cannot be said about the Cardinals
<p> The Rangers made the most of scoring opportunities while the same cannot be said about the Cardinals.</p>

by Josh Kipnis

My favorite baseball colloquialism to call out to a teammate at the plate is “Right man, right spot.”  It is the ultimate pick-me-up; it says, you are the man for the job and the time to do that job is now.

Going into the potential last game of the World Series, the Texas Rangers have taken this motto to heart in every one of their wins in this big showdown.

Detroit Tigers Put It All On Max Scherzer's Shoulders in ALCS Game 2

Derek Holland goes against Max Scherzer as the Rangers look to take a commanding ALCS lead
<p> Derek Holland goes against Max Scherzer as the Rangers look to take a commanding ALCS lead</p>

The Texas Rangers aren't happy with a 1-0 lead in the ALCS, even if they just beat one of the hottest pitchers in baseball.