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Good morning. Ben apparently decided to take the morning off.

The Texas Rangers players are optimistic they will be playing baseball this season, but don’t know right now what that will involve.

Chris Woodward is keeping abreast of things while waiting to see when and if activity will resume.

The Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic could impact the City of Arlington in regards to servicing the debt on the new Globe Life Field.

Nonetheless, having a new stadium could end up being an advantage for the Rangers when things get started next month, assuming that things do get started.

Levi Weaver looks at the Hall of Fame case for former Texas Rangers third baseman Buddy Bell, and says there’s a reasonable case to be made that he should be in. Bell was my favorite player when he was with the Rangers in the late 70s and early 80s, and so I may be biased, but I think he would be a worthy inductee.

T.R. Sullivan takes a look back at the 1996 Rangers, the first team in franchise history to make the playoffs.