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Source of minor-league info for The Newberg Report and author of The Ranger Rundown.

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7/03/05 Game Day Thread

Kenny "The Pugilist" Rogers (9-3, 2.46) versus lefty Jamie Moyer (6-3, 4.88).  Remember when a young Moyer looked washed up while pitching for Texas in 1989-1990?Regarding yesterday's game thread,...

John Wasdin: "Wayback" No More?

Coming into 2005, John Wasdin has had a career best described in polite company as "undistinguished." From 1995-2004, Wasdin pitched for seven different clubs including the Yomiuri Giants in 2002....

7/02/05 Game Day Thread

C.J. Wilson (0-2, 8.64 as a starter) against Joel Pineiro (2-3, 5.60).Gary Matthews replaces Richard Hidalgo in the lineup for the third time in four games. We all know that Hidalgo jerseys aren't...

7/01/05 Game Day Thread

Chan Ho Park pitches in his favorite place against Aaron Sele.  Park has an ERA of 1.39 in 39 innings at Safeco.  Sele has the best ERA among Mariner starters at 4.40.  Texas plays Seattle in...

Justice Is Dispensed

Major League Baseball suspended Kenny Rogers for twenty games and fined him an undisclosed amount (allegedly $50,000). That sounds about right to me.Can Texas survive a pretty tough July schedule...

Hitters After Three Months

As mentioned in the previous post, the Ranger offense has improved considerably over 2004, particularly in terms of reaching base (despite a slightly lower walk rate). On the whole, they aren't...

Perception Become Reality

The casual Ranger fan would probably describe 2004's surprising squad as a combination of good hitting and bad pitching, when in fact the opposite was the truth. Last year's bunch slugged with...

Pedro a Padre

I don't know if Adam would bother to comment on such ephemera, but in the interest of completeness, I will note that Pedro Astacio has signed a minor-league deal with the San Diego Padres.  You...

Fly On, Little Wing

Texas has lost pitcher Ryan Wing on waivers to his former employer, the Chicago White Sox.  Wing had a 6.93 ERA, 36 walks and 33 strikeouts in eleven starts plus a relief appearance for high-A...

6/30/05 Game Day Thread

Chris Young takes on Ervin Santana.  Barajas and Hidalgo get the day off.  Here's the lineup.Amazingly, Texas has the opportunity to split the series with Los Angeles and chop their lead back...

You Make The Call On Rogers

You, gentle reader, are the General Manager of the Texas Rangers.  You have the task of deciding what actions, if any, the team will take against Kenny Rogers.  This isn't about whether you like...

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