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Happy Birthday, Adrian Beltre

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35 years ago today, Adrian Beltre was born. Let's celebrate history's best day

2014 Promotional Schedule: Euphoria Returns

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If you hold a Nolan Ryan Beef Dollar Hot Dog Night and Nolan Ryan doesn't show up, does anyone get cheap wieners?

Who Is The Current Face of the Ranger Franchise?

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Or: The Curse of Michael Young

Friday Afternoon Video -- 2late80s4u

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Adam forgot to do a Friday Afternoon Video so here's the best video for your Friday afternoon

Give The .gif of Yu

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A tutorial on how to make an animated GIF in five minutes or five easy steps.

2012 LSB .gif of the Year is Crowned

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They went toe to toe and frame to frame but the top .gif of 2012 has been crowned.

Select the Top Lone Star Ball .gif of 2012

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We've rounded up the contenders, now we'll watch the best .gifs slug it out at 10 frames per second to determine the top .gif of the 2012 season.

Vote For The Best Rangers .gif of 2012

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Vote for your favorite Rangers .gifs from the 2012 season and together we'll crown the 2012 LSB .gif of the Year.

Tuesday a.m. things

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Only things tangentially related to the Rangers today...The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal says today that Doug Melvin is interested in Hank Blalock.  I can't see that being much of a fit, though, and...

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Ian Kinsler chat session today

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Just saw over at the DMN blog that Ian Kinsler is doing a chat session at the DMN website today.You can send in a question by clicking here, and join the chat by clicking here.

Ian Kinsler chat session today

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Just saw over at the DMN blog that Ian Kinsler is doing a chat session at the DMN website today.You can send in a question by clicking here, and join the chat by clicking here.

The obligatory "Rangers fired up about spring training starting" article

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T.R. Sullivan has an article up on the Rangers website, talking about how everyone is raring to go this spring.A couple of particular things of note...A.J. Murray is the only pitcher expected to be...

Gary Matthews Jr. player profile

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Our friend Marc Normandin from Beyond the Box Score has a profile up on GMJ, over at Baseball Prospectus.It is in the pay section, but is a really good analysis of his career and his situation....

Yankees not firing Torre

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New reports just out say the Yankees are not firing Joe Torre.Good news, for two reasons.One, there won't be a barrage of "We need to hire Torre!!!" cries from Rangers fans over the next few weeks.T...

Off day discussion thread -- the Royals and the All-Star Game

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Okay, with an off day today, here's a question for everyone to discuss...Given that each team has to have a representative to the All Star Game, who should the Royals' representative this year be?H...

BA on the latest trade

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BA's Trade Central looks at the latest Ranger/Padre deal...

Community projections for Vicente Padilla

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Okay, I've been meaning to get around to tabulating the community projections we did before the season...First one up is Vicente Padilla.The average of the projections was 4.33 ERA, 189 1/3 IP, and...

Top 50 Rangers of All Time -- Links

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#36 -- Bump Wills   #37 -- Danny Darwin #38 -- Pete Incaviglia #39 -- Frank Tanana#40 -- Dean Palmer#41 -- Mickey Rivers#42 -- Doc Medich#43 -- Aaron Sele#44 -- Hank Blalock#45 -- Gary...

The latest DMN Rangers newsletter

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Just saw that this was up...there's a new DMN Rangers newsletter out...and a couple of regular LSB Eds, Richardson and Coffin, had their questions run.Some really good stuff from Grant this week,...

Mark Teixeira, Gold Glover

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Mark Teixeira was named the Gold Glove first baseman for the A.L. today, the first time he's won that award.  I think he deserves the award...he's a terrific defensive first baseman.On the other...

Fraley on the ChiSox

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The always insightful Gerry Fraley has discovered the lesson to be learned from the ChiSox winning the World Series.Chicago succeeded because they quit hitting homers this year and started playing...

On relievers blowing playoff games

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The Baseball Crank with an analysis of what happens to relievers after they blow playoff games...Not necessarily all that meaningful, in terms of looking at Brad Lidge, but an interesting read... ...

Alomar ends Ponson rumors

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Well, Alomar has injured Ponson on a hard bouncer back up the middle that hid Ponson on the hand/wrist, and Ponson is now out of the game.That should put an end to any Ponson trade rumors.

7/03/05 Game Day Thread

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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,...

Media reactions to the Drese DFA

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Not surprisingly, Gerry Fraley seems to hate the move, although he's typically vague in his reasoning.  He also indicates that John Hart has been nowhere to be found recently, and suggests that...

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