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Saturday a.m. Rangers things

Saturday morning Rangers news and links

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Good morning, everyone, and Happy Pi Day.

In case you missed it, Yu Darvish is having Tommy John surgery on Tuesday.

T.R. Sullivan writes that Darvish got three opinions, and all three doctors said he needed surgery.

Evan Grant wonders if going to a six man rotation would help alleviate the rash of injuries.

The Rangers won yesterday behind strong pitching performances from several pitchers, including Nick Martinez.

Evan Grant has a game summary of the 3-0 victory, and says Martinez impressed by pitching out of a jam.

Richard Justice has a column on Joey Gallo, and the possibility that he is a franchise-changing player.

The S-T has a piece that talks about Spencer Patton and Nick Tepesch doing crossword puzzles each morning, and Jeff Banister having his own phrase to refer to a player who is gritty.

This season, if you are going to go to a major league game, you're going to have to go through a metal detector to get into the park.

The S-T also has injury updates on Michael Choice (who has a tight hamstring), Tanner Scheppers, and Anthony Ranaudo.

Sullivan's notes include injury updates, Phil Klein impressing, and Banister calling Jake Smolinski a "straight up bulldog."