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Friday morning Rangers news and links

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Mike Ehrmann

Good morning, everyone...

Jeff Wilson writes that there is "no practical way" the Rangers avoid losing 100 games this season, even though the players and coaches want to avoid that mark.

Derek Holland, whose absence due to injury this year has contributed to the possibility of a 100 loss season, could make his season debut on Tuesday against Seattle.

Thad Levine did an AMA on Reddit recently, and the DMN has some highlights.

T.R. Sullivan has a piece on former Ranger president Tom Schieffer, who is being inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame this weekend.

Joe Macko is also being honored today in a private ceremony before the game.

Kate Morrison has a minor league mailbag at

Speaking of the minors, Luke Jackson had another rough start for Round Rock last night, allowing 5 runs in 4.2 IP.

Ron Washington will manage a team of major leaguers in a series of games in Japan in November. has a piece on the pitchers that the State of Texas has produced over the years.

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