SI on Vlad


"Texas Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine figures it takes 18 minutes for either him or general manager Jon Daniels to walk from their executive offices at the Ballpark in Arlington down to the home clubhouse. Which explains why, when asked at what point the Rangers will begin the negotiating process to extend impeding free agent Vladimir Guerrero, Levine was able to give a remarkably precise answer: "Within 18 minutes of the announcement of the new ownership group.""