The Texas Rangers open the 2014 season on Monday against Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies. Our panel from 105.3 The Fan weighed in with their predictions for the season.
The Texas Rangers have finished second in the AL West in each of the past two seasons. But in terms of value, they’re second to none within their division.
Though it’s unclear how involved Nolan Ryan will be with the Astros, Rangers GM Jon Daniels believes the club will ultimately benefit from the partnership.
Close your eyes and take your mind to a world where the Astros don’t exist. Baseball fans across the country may not notice, but the Rangers definitely would.
The Oakland A’s have won the division, now what do the Rangers have to do to make the post-season?
For the second straight season the Rangers have been beaten out by the Oakland Athletics.
Winning the AL West is out of the question for the Rangers. Now, the Wild Card is slipping away as well.
The Rangers better start paying attention to that tight AL wild card race, because their chances for the AL West title are pretty slim after the Athletics won 5-1 on Sunday.
Texas still has a tight hold on the AL’s top wild-card spot despite losing nine of its last 12 games (2-8 in September) while dropping four consecutive series.
Jarrod Parker got plenty of home-run help and pitched his way into Oakland’s record book, and the surging Athletics pulled into a tie atop the AL West with Texas by overpowering the Rangers 11-4 on Wednesday.
The Texas Rangers moved back into sole possession of first place in the AL West with a 4-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics Tuesday.
Devin Mesoraco hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning and the Cincinnati Reds snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers on Saturday night.