Jeff Wilson writes that the Texas Rangers were happy to hear a large crowd again even though there weren’t many reasons to cheer in the 6-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Kennedi Landry recaps the home opener with a spotlight on shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa finding early success batting leadoff.
Evan Grant has quotes from Kiner-Falefa on how the full capacity ballpark made it feel like having a second big league debut.
Among Landry’s home opener notes is one on starter Mike Foltynewicz having encouraging stuff in his Texas debut despite the Jays getting the better of him.
Grant writes that the Rangers continue to struggle to hit at their new home park while it hasn’t been much of an issue for visiting clubs.
Levi Weaver takes a look at the good and the bad from the opening weekend of Rangers baseball in 2021.
Mike Leslie provides his outlook for the Rangers this season and concludes that you should keep your expectations low.
Tim Cowlishaw performed his customary annual checking in on the Rangers to conclude that their pitching needs work.
Wilson provides an update on what the Rangers minor leaguers will be up to before their seasons get underway in May.
And, Sam Dykstra lists the MLB teams by how much they will be relying on top prospect talent in 2021 with the Rangers in the middle of the pack.
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