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Tuesday Morning Texas Rangers Update

Bartolo Colon hasn’t been this happy since he met his 14th wife

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Good morning.

T.R. Sullivan writes that home runs from Shin-Soo Choo and Adrian Beltre helped the Rangers to beat the Royals 6-3 last night.

Levi Weaver recaps the win and Bartolo Colon’s historic night as he became the all-time Dominican-born leader in wins.

Evan Grant’s game story focuses on Colon as the enormously seductive one passed Dominican legend Juan Marichal.

Stefan Stevenson reacts to the victory and Colon’s night as well as Choo’s incredible recent stretch at the plate.

Eric Chesterton of the MLB Cut 4 blog notes that Colon not only made history, he also faced his second generation of Mondesi last night.

Grant writes the definitive piece on Jose Trevino’s magical Sunday. The Rangers sent Trevino back down yesterday but he’ll be back and he’ll always have Father’s Day.

Sullivan notes the latest flurry of roster moves that led to Elvis Andrus making his return and Ricardo Rodriguez joining the bullen.

Grant writes, that with the moves, Isiah Kiner-Falefa is now the backup catcher and should get ample time behind the plate.

Stevenson attempts to pin down the infield merry-go-round that the Rangers will have to navigate with Elvis back in the lineup.

Grant explains that the Rangers plan to give regular time to Rougned Odor and Jurickson Profar even though Profar is no longer the everyday shortstop.

And, lastly, by now you’ve probably heard of BABIP, and the luck dragons that birthed it, but Weaver aims to shine a light on xBABIP, which I can only assume is BABIP’s straight edge cousin.

Have a nice day!