Good morning, LSB. The Texas Rangers are 1-0.
Sam Blum has notes from yesterday’s opener, where Lance Lynn Lance Lynn’d and helped the Rangers to a 1-0 victory.
Levi Weaver has a write-up of the win as well, with some on-brand quotes from Lynn.
Evan Grant writes about the Three J’s, that being Jesse Chavez, Jonathan Hernandez, and Jose Leclerc out of the bullpen.
TR Sullivan has more notes from yesterday, with a blip on Trevor Story’s eighth-inning fly out that I think everyone thought was gone.
Jeff Wilson takes a leaf out of the “Hoosiers” book and says that yesterday was pretty much like any other baseball game, except in how it wasn’t.
Grant has a story on the lead-up to first pitch, including the ‘United, We Stand” video the team released shortly before the game started.
There were obviously no fans at the game yesterday, but about 200 feet away Texas Live! was stuffed full of maskless, closely-quartered people so weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Kevin Sherrington is assuming the Rangers’ offensive struggles are going to be a thing this year and suggests they rekindle the conversations with the Rockies about Nolan Arenado.
Ken Rosenthal writes that the MLB is adapting its approach to covid testing as the season goes along.
That’s all for this morning, have a good weekend.