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Good morning.

Evan Grant writes that today is a big day in Chris Woodward’s professional life as he gets to make his first Spring Training speech as a big league manager ahead of the first full workout of 2019.

Jeff Wilson writes about how Hunter Pence, Adam Moore, and Chris Martin all grew up Rangers fans and are now in camp with the team they followed as kids. In addition, Wilson also pulled out the deep, dark photo archives for the local guys to allow them the opportunity to reminisce.

Grant writes that Pence is one of the five players this spring who could benefit the most from a productive time in Surprise.

T.R. Sullivan offers a Q&A with new Rangers’ pitching coach Julio Rangel with questions aimed to see how Rangel plans to solve the seemingly unsolvable problem of throwing baseballs well in Arlington, Texas.

Grant notes that the Rangers have signed center fielder Ben Revere to a minor league deal as a possible outfielder option off the bench.

Sullivan has notes from Sunday and features Don Wakamatsu’s WakWay Foundation getting an early start on helping out in Arizona.

Levi Weaver takes a look at how an agency goes about the business of trying to maneuver through the arbitration process.

And, lastly, Richard Justice had the arduous task of with coming up with a reason to be optimistic for each team in 2019.

Have a nice day!