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10 players you forgot were Rangers

@Sullivan_Ranger
December 1, 2021

ARLINGTON -- Harold Baines became the eighth member of the Hall of Fame who played with the Rangers at some point during his career. He was with the Rangers for the final two months of the 1989 season and five months in 1990 before being traded to the Athletics. In

The 5 best seasons by Rangers pitchers

@Sullivan_Ranger
December 1, 2021

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers are the only American League team to have never had a Cy Young Award winner. They have been far more noted for their great offensive players. However, Texas has still enjoyed some stellar seasons from its pitchers over the years. Here are the top five. 1.

The top 5 moments in Globe Life Park history

@kennlandry
December 1, 2021

Since the inception of the Rangers franchise in 1972, the team has played in three stadiums in Arlington. Though a shortened 2020 season took some of the luster off the opening of the new Globe Life Field, the venue will have plenty of time to be broken in. Before that,

Best Rangers of all time, by jersey number

@Sullivan_Ranger
December 1, 2021

ARLINGTON -- Who was the best player to wear each number in Rangers history? Here is our list with some managers and coaches mixed in. Thanks to Joe Siegler, long-time Rangers fan who has tracked every number used in club history, including Spring Training. 0: Al Oliver His four-year batting

Rangers' all-time retired numbers

@Sullivan_Ranger
December 1, 2021

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers have their own franchise Hall of Fame, with their own set of retired numbers. One is more exclusive than the other. The Rangers have retired just five numbers, compared to the 22 players and other figures who have been inducted into their Hall of Fame. John

How they came to be called the Rangers

@Sullivan_Ranger
December 1, 2021

ARLINGTON -- There have been two Washington Senators and one Interstate 35. It seems to be a quirk of fate that both Senators ended up on I-35 and followed the same philosophy when it came to selecting a team name. The first Senators team moved to Minneapolis in 1960 and

The top 5 seasons from Rangers hitters

@Sullivan_Ranger
December 1, 2021

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers have long been known for their offensive prowess. This is an organization that has produced six American League Most Valuable Players, but not one Cy Young Award winner. There have been many impressive offensive seasons from Rangers hitters. Here are the top five:

  1. Juan Gonzalez,

Here are top 5 Rangers not in Hall of Fame

@Sullivan_Ranger
December 1, 2021

ARLINGTON -- Who are the best Rangers not in the National Baseball Hall of Fame? Here are the top five, and Alex Rodriguez is not one of them. There is much to debate about A-Rod, but he played just three seasons in Texas and, as great as they were, he

10 biggest trades in Rangers history

@Sullivan_Ranger
December 1, 2021

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers have had their share of trades that have rocked the baseball world through the years, from Mark Teixeira and Josh Hamilton, to Jose Canseco and Sammy Sosa. Some had an immediate impact on the franchise, while others dramatically changed the Rangers for years to come. There

The Rangers' all-time single-season team

December 1, 2021

MLB.com has been compiling each club's best position player and pitching seasons. And now, here's the Rangers' all-time team based on single-season performances.

Top Rangers Draft pick from every season

@kennlandry
July 14, 2021

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers have had their fair share of homegrown talent in the MLB Draft, but the organization hasn’t knocked it out of the park every year. Mark Teixeira and Bobby Witt Sr. immediately come to mind as Texas’ most significant first-round Draft choices, but many others have gotten

The 5 best seasons in Rangers history

@kennlandry
May 28, 2021

The Rangers are a relatively young organization since relocating from Washington to Arlington in 1972, and no Rangers team has hoisted the Commissioner's Trophy just yet. Texas doesn’t have the storied history of the Yankees or Cardinals, but it has managed to put together some great teams. From back-to-back American

Reliving top 5 Rangers hitting performances

@kennlandry
May 26, 2021

All five of the Rangers' best single-game hitting performances came within a six-year span between 2007-12, and not many are shockers. Josh Hamilton’s 5-for-5 night in 2012 is the gold standard for Rangers hitting performances, but who falls directly behind him in the ranks? Here are five of the best

The 5 best games by Rangers pitchers

@kennlandry
May 24, 2021

Since relocating to Arlington in 1972, the Rangers have thrown five no-hitters -- and Nolan Ryan has two of them -- but the club has a number of elite pitching performances in high-stakes situations. Let’s take a look at the top five single-game pitching performances in Texas history. 1. Derek

Rangers' top 5 Opening Day moments

@kennlandry
March 31, 2021

In their relatively short franchise history, the Rangers have had memorable Opening Day moments. From the very first MLB game in Arlington to games that kicked off American League pennant runs, here are the top five Texas Opening Day moments.

Rangers' 5 best homegrown Draft picks

@kennlandry
February 15, 2021

The MLB Draft is one of the most anticipated days of the year for prospects and organizations alike. Drafting and developing talent within the system is one of the most important aspects of the game. Who were some of the Rangers' all-time best picks? Here's a list of the best

Top 5 debut seasons in Rangers history

@kennlandry
February 1, 2021

Some of the biggest debut seasons in Rangers history have come from trades and free-agent acquisitions, rather than rookies coming up through the Minor Leagues. There's always risk involved in big-name signings, but notable players like Alex Rodriguez and Nolan Ryan backed up the hype. Here are the top five

History of Rangers' Rule 5 Draft picks

@Sullivan_Ranger
December 10, 2020

ARLINGTON -- Kenny Esposito was a lifelong Yankees fan from Long Island who loved to play the guitar. He was also a left-handed pitcher of considerable ability. The Mets took him in the second round of the 1969 MLB Draft out of Nassau County Community College. At the time, the

Rangers' Top 5 Winter Meetings transactions

@Sullivan_Ranger
December 7, 2020

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers' rebuilding program had stalled out in the winter of 1988. Texas had enjoyed a magical season in '86 when it went 87-75 under manager Bobby Valentine after going 62-99 in '85. The club had an exciting group of young players that included Ruben Sierra, Pete Incaviglia,

Here are some of the Rangers' best reunions

@Sullivan_Ranger
December 3, 2020

ARLINGTON -- Former Rangers outfielders Nomar Mazara and Delino DeShields, and infielder Hanser Alberto became free agents on Wednesday when they were non-tendered by their former clubs. And remember, Mitch Moreland is also a free agent and Texas could use help at first base. Could a reunion with the Rangers

Who is on Rangers' all-time True Texan team?

@Sullivan_Ranger
November 22, 2020

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers will rely on homegrown players during their latest rebuilding project, meaning those drafted and developed in their farm system as opposed to being true products of the state of Texas. But there have been 91 players born in Texas who have played with the Rangers over

Rangers' Top 5 GMs: Sullivan's take

@Sullivan_Ranger
June 22, 2020

ARLINGTON -- No one loves a good debate quite like baseball fans, and with that in mind, we asked each of our beat reporters to rank the top five players by position in the history of their franchise, based on their career while playing for that club -- before grading

Top Rangers managers: Sullivan's take

@Sullivan_Ranger
June 15, 2020

ARLINGTON -- No one loves a good debate quite like baseball fans, and with that in mind, we asked each of our beat reporters to rank the top five managers in the history of their franchise. These rankings are for fun and debate purposes only. If you don’t agree with

Better than you remember: Julio Franco

June 13, 2020

While we’re waiting for baseball to come back, we are making do. So once a week, inspired by the late Deadspin’s “Let’s Remember Some Guys” series, we will take a look at one player in baseball history, why he was great, why he mattered, why we should hang on to

Rangers’ Top 5 relievers: Sullivan’s take 

@Sullivan_Ranger
June 8, 2020

ARLINGTON -- No one loves a good debate quite like baseball fans, and with that in mind, we asked each of our beat reporters to rank the top five players by position in the history of their franchise, based on their career while playing for that club. These rankings are