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Monday Morning Texas Rangers Update

The latest news and notes on the back-to-back American League West Champion Texas Rangers

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Good morning.

How weak is the free agent market? Well, Mitch Moreland is listed among the top 25 free agents available this winter by Andrew Simon and

After a long, tumultuous campaign, the residents of Arlington will decide the fate of our great nation by voting for or against the funding for a new retractable-roof stadium for the Rangers tomorrow. #makearlingtonairconditionedagain

Evan Grant truly kicks off the offseason with the first article about the Rangers potentially trading Jurickson Profar for pitching.

T.R. Sullivan writes that the Rangers will focus on their rotation this winter but the bullpen market appears to be much stronger than the available starters so the Rangers might have to zig instead of zag.

Grant evaluates the bullpen and concludes that the Rangers should be in good shape despite the fickle nature of these things.

An early ZiPS projection from Dan Szymborski has the Rangers making the postseason in 2017 about 50% of the time which is the third best in the American League (though, behind Houston).

Finally, Anthony Andro details Jeff Banister's day at Texas Motor Speedway as the honorary pace-car driver for the AAA Texas 500.

Have a nice day!