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MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Joey Gallo got off to a hot start but came back to earth hard, only to be talked back into a stretch of decent baseball by a Todd Frazier peptalk (the efficacy of which lasted about 7 days). Now, he’s thinking that he’s been pushing too hard because the new park plays big.

If you want to check out the Rangers’ new digs, you can attend the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo December 3-12 and if you use your imagination you can pretend it’s really violent, stinky baseball.

Shin-Soo Choo is the Rangers’ nominee for the Roberto Clemente award this year, and Chris Woodward wouldn’t be opposed to retirng Clemente’s number league-wide.

Chris Woodward doesn’t think any current Rangers should be guaranteed a starting spot next season.

Is Anderson Tejeda the answer to the question “could someone, anyone, give us a reason not to play Rougned Odor and Elvis Andrus in the same lineup?”

Speaking of which, Rougned Odor has returned triumphantly from the IL.