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Thursday Morning Links

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The FWST Foul Territory blog returns from a long hiatus with a post on Geovany Soto and Alex Rios maybe possibly playing some baseball at some point.

Alexi Ogando is not upset about getting lit up yesterday, saying that it's important to learn lessons from savage beatings.

Robinson Chirinos fever: catch it!

Justin Germano, T.R. Sullivan tells us, has had a career not defined by greatness but by being present at notable events, sort of like Forrest Gump.

Anthony Castrovince thinks that Shin-Soo Choo is a pretty, pretty good leadoff hitter.

Sullivan's notes column talks about Odor and Sardinas getting cut, Nate Adcock playing with the Rangers Outbreak monkey, and maybe possibly at some point this spring seeing the expected Rangers lineup in action.

Evan Grant asks what will return Adrian Beltre to his Gold Gloving ways, and the answer is not what you'd expect! Unless you expected hamstring transplants, in which case bully for you.

Gerry Fraley says the spring's hottest Ranger hitter is unlikely to break camp with the club.

Evan Grant links a piece by LSB fave Jeff Sullivan that indicates that the Rangers will likely benefit from a soft schedule in 2014.

Ron Washington was not as sanguine as Alexi Ogando about his poor outing, noting that the organization is still looking for suitable donors for Adrian Beltre's new legs.

Good news from Richard Durrett, J.P. Arencibia is apparently no A.J. Pierzynski.

Finally, followers of Reason or Radley Balko will have heard about this story, but here is a fascinating long-form look at drug entrapment of a developmentally disabled teen.