Good morning. So close to being done with Arizona, guys. After they finish up a couple of split-squad games today, the Rangers pack it up and head for Texas.
Jeff Wilson recaps the Rangers losing a Cactus League game against the Dodgers with Lisalverto Bonilla getting blasted in his bid for the long reliever role.
T.R. Sullivan notes that Adam Rosales, Leonys Martin, Jake Smolinski, and Ryan Rua all hit dingers for the Rangers in the loss.
Evan Grant touches on the latest from the bullpen with Tanner Scheppers and Shawn Tolleson possibly headed to the DL to start the season.
Sullivan writes that the Rangers are still figuring out who is going to be in the bullpen on Opening Day.
Grant notes that, despite a strong showing over the weekend, Jamey Wright is still not going to be among those in the bullpen on April 6.
Sullivan writes that the Rangers are counting on a princely sum of middle-of-the-order production from Prince Fielder in order to contend.
Stefan Stevenson profiles Jon Edwards' journey to the big leagues and fatherhood after cancer nearly put up the stop sign.
Sullivan writes about the entire Rangers contingent in Arizona coming together yesterday to honor the memory of the son of scout Donzell McDonald.
Stevenson is forced to recap yesterday's Futures Game played between the minor leaguers of the Rangers and Cubs even though Joey Gallo and Kris Bryant didn't play.
Speaking of the future, Josh Jackson of MiLB.com takes a look at the Rangers' loaded farm system as we near the 2015 season.
Lastly, well... this is sort of
awesome awkward. Some goofball named Christopher Fittz tries to convince you that it's OK to be excited for the baseball season.
Have a nice day.