Author Archives: Mike Luna

About Mike Luna

My name is Mike. I am an avid fan of the Texas Rangers. I like reading and jogging, but I don't do either nearly as often as I should. I like writing about more than just baseball. Your opinion is your own, but please be respectful. Everyone is welcome in The Bleacher Seats.

My work can now be found at…

…the Rangers affiliate Nolan Wrtitin’. Nothing has changed about my writing other than where it is posted. Come read my work and the work of my cohorts. Advertisements

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Pressin’ On

Last Friday I mentioned that I had received an offer to be a staff writer for Fansided’s Rangers affiliate, Nolan Writin’. After getting everything over there in order, I’m ready to start writing for them full time. What this means … Continue reading

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Pouring Like an Avalanche, Comin’ Down the Mountain

Yesterday afternoon Prince Fielder signed a ludicrous deal with the Tigers (which I panned a few hours ago). Now that we know he won’t be playing in Texas for the better part of the next decade, where do the Rangers … Continue reading

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Dancing with a Train

Prince Fielder is off the market. He will not be playing for the Rangers in 2012 and beyond.

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I’ve been thinking a lot about Koji Uehara since last night and I think I’ve hit on a bizarre, but plausible truth.

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Say sayonara?

Bringing Koji Uehara to the Rangers was not a stupid move on paper, but you know what they say about the best laid plans.

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The Quick and the Lazy

Over the weekend Joe Paterno (legendary Penn State football coach) died. He actually died twice, which is about twice as many times as most people.

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Prince Without a Kingdom

The most fascinating story of the off-season, to me, is the Prince Fielder Saga.

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A Review of Beyond Belief (Guest Post)

(This is a special guest post from a very good friend of mine named Alex. I did not ask Alex to write this, he just sent it to me one day. It is a review of Josh Hamilton’s book, which … Continue reading

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Nice to Meet Yu

Yu Darvish will be introduced tonight at The Ballpark. No doubt it will be a circus.

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