I am epically unenthused about doing the links this morning. That really sucked last night.
Anthony Andro's game story talks about blowing another 4 run lead to Baltimore. Ditto the game story on the Rangers' website.
Matt Harrison will be called up today, and Cliff Lee will join the team. Doug Mathis and Pedro Strop will be optioned to AAA.
Jon Daniels says his ability to leave the Rangers if there is an ownership change is a "non-story."
Oh, yeah...the Rangers traded for Cliff Lee.
Anthony Andro calls the Lee acquisition an early Christmas present for the Rangers players, who were fired up by the news.
Evan Grant writes that Michael Young's reaction to the deal was to turn to Ian Kinsler and say, "Dude, we're getting Cliff Lee."
Sullivan writes that Lee is excited about joining the Rangers.
Kevin Sherrington says the trade is a very good thing for Texas.
Chris Cox has a story about Justin Smoak and his reaction to being traded.
Barry Shlachter has a story about the latest developments in the bankruptcy proceedings.
Jennifer Floyd Engel has a column about Nolan Ryan, the bankruptcy, and the Lee trade.