Category Archives: dollars and sense

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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Nice to Meet Yu

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

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Take Dat Wi’ch Yu!

When I woke up this morning, I started to work through two possible posts for this evening.

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Extension Tension

Rangers Fan Fest was this weekend and a lot of interesting stuff came out of it. Quotes from Joe Nathan, Neftali Feliz, Alexi Ogando, Nolan Ryan, Josh Hamilton, and Ian Kinsler. A lot of interesting stuff that can be dissected … Continue reading

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One Week Until Forever

In exactly one week, we will know the fate of the Texas Rangers going forward. It may sound dramatic, but it’s true.

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Late, But Necessary

Albert Pujols has been an Angel for almost a month and the coup that Anaheim pulled off in signing he and CJ Wilson on the same day was impressive. These moves may significantly affect the AL West for at least … Continue reading

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Catch Me If You Can

Even though it won’t go live until Monday morning, I feel the need to write about catchers on Sunday night.

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Two-Face Tex

(This is something I hadn’t planned on writing about today, but it was very likely going to be written about eventually.) To put it plainly, I don’t like Mark Teixeira, which has never had anything to do with his on-the-field … Continue reading

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The Crimes of an Ancient Mariner*

Last week Andy MacPhail [president of the Baltimore Orioles] offered his opinion to the Baltimore Sun that Alex Rodriguez’s deal with Texas was the worst FA signing in baseball history. I tend to agree [and a few paragraphs down I … Continue reading

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