Rangers Notebook: Mike Napoli Contributes; The Importance Of The Prince-Beltre CombinationPlaying Pepper. Random Rangers thoughts from Jared Sandler
Fantasy Baseball Season Is One-Third Over, So What Does Your Team Need To Win?Two months into baseball season, and it's time to assess what categories your fantasy team needs to improve—and win. On offense, you want to find players that can help your team batting average, for example, or move you up a few places in steals. For the pitching side, do you need more wins or saves? Figuring out now where the biggest gains are to be had in your league will make all the difference through the summer months.
Rangers Mt. Rushmore: Best CatchersOne man clearly stands atop the list of the greatest catchers in the history of the Texas Rangers, but who else makes the list? Jared Sandler provides his picks.
6 Baseball Players With Beards Like 19th Century PresidentsStyles always come back. But who knew the bushy beards of 19th Century presidents would take over Major League Baseball?
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 15 Starts And SitsWhen can you trust your struggling studs? Twelve starts into the season, Fantasy owners still have no idea what to make of Mike Minor. After he was sidelined with an injury to open the year, Minor just hasn’t been able to recapture his old form.
Lackey Sharp Again As Red Sox Beat Rangers 5-1John Lackey pitched seven strong innings and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over the Rangers.
Mike Napoli Catches Up with the Guys Former Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli calls in and talks with the guys as the Rangers open up a series against the Boston Red Sox tonight.
Mike NapoliWorld Series Champion, and former Ranger great Mike Napoli finds the time in between partying to give Ben a call on his birthday. Listen here as Ben and Skin try to persuade the free agent into returning to Texas, by administering a couple of NA-PO-LI! chants!
Sports Verdict: Bigger World Series Impact? Koji Uehara Vs. Michael WachaThe Cardinals and Red Sox are squaring off against one another yet again this year in the Fall Classic. While much of the spotlight will fall on marquis players like David Ortiz, a battle over a limited seven game sample such as this often boils down to X-Factors.
Happy Birthday Steve Dennis!
Napoli Back In TexasMike Napoli has a lot of great memories of his two seasons with the Texas Rangers, including his first World Series. Now he's back, playing first base for the Boston Red Sox at Rangers Ballpark.
Ryan Still Expects Rangers To Be Very CompetitiveRangers president Nolan Ryan expects the team to be very competitive even after the departures of Josh Hamilton, Michael Young and Mike Napoli following a season without a playoff victory.