What I’m Watching: A Mavs War Out West
Plus: the United States in the World Baseball Classic final, and the Stars try to avoid a letdown.
The Rangers’ Best Defense Is Expensive Starting Pitching
The shift is gone, and Texas' infield gloves aren't anything to write home about. The solution? Buy a bunch of arms who strike batters out.
By Sean Bass
Remembering Mitch Moreland, a Rock in the Rangers’ Golden Years
Texas' longtime first baseman retired last week. What he lacked in style, he made up for in consistency.
What I’m Watching: March of the Horned Frogs
Plus: a pivotal rematch for the Mavericks, and USA in World Baseball Classic action
Bubba Thompson’s Chance Has Come. What Happens if He Makes the Most of It?
A Leody Taveras oblique injury will give the 24-year-old an opportunity in center field. It's not hard to envision how it could become more than a temp job.
How Left Field Explains the Rangers
The Rangers didn't push the chips in for a big bat, but they aren't likely to play the kids, either. Sound familiar?
Could Bad Air Hold Back North Texas Athletes? One Study Says Yes.
A new peer-reviewed study looked at MLB errors and NFL quarterback statistics to see if air quality factors in. And it might explain a few things.
Immersive Baseball Simulator BatBox is Opening First U.S. Location in North Texas
The company plans to open the DFW venue, which will have up to a dozen baseball simulators, within the next year.
By Ben Swanger
What I’m Watching: Luka (and Kyrie) Versus LeBron
Plus: the Stars take on one more division leader, and we all scrutinize Jacob deGrom's health some more.
Let’s Get the Jacob deGrom Injury Conversation Out of the Way
He's already had an injury scare. He's going to have a lot more. That's the cost of the Rangers getting the best pitcher in the game. And it's well worth the risk.