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Tweakers: the new market inefficiency

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Yovani Gallardo was on 105.3 yesterday and said it was always his dream to pitch for the Rangers.  You know, part of why athlete interviews are so boring is because the questions are so boring.

Daniel Bard will be attempting to come back with the Cubs this year and thanks the Rangers for aiding his comeback, as the trail of broken bodies in 2014 was the fuel for the dark sorcery that knitted together whatever is broken in thoracic outlet syndrome.

Gerry Fraley tells us that tweakers are the new market inefficiency.

Fraley also notes Robbie Ross' trade to Boston for Anthony Ranaudo, who will star in a wacky buddy comedy with Ross Detwiler, Nick Martinez, and Nick Tepesch

Evan Grant fell victim to AJM syndrome, where a major deal came down while he was traveling.  He takes a look at that, Mitch Moreland's arbitration case, and Tom Brady's balls.

Matt Harrison hopes to follow in Colby Lewis' footsteps by being the first MLB player to return from an untested surgery.  Incidentally, I briefly met Harrison at the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball game and he was super nice.  Probably nicer than I would be if a wee little man asked me to pose for a picture with his dog.

T.R. Sullivan runs down the Gallardo trade, noting the paucity of left handed relievers in the organization.

I posted yesterday about talking to Kevin Mench at the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball game, and included a little bit of video.  Here's another video that focuses more on the soldiers and Merida, an amputee dog I took with me to the game.

And, finally, if you want to lose some weight try a tapeworm, because... science, I guess.

Edit: I forgot two links!

Patrick Despain over at WFAA looks at the Robbie Ross trade.

And Katy Clarke says that fans are starting to take notice of Joey Gallo.