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MLB: Texas Rangers at Houston Astros Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Nick Solak hasn’t been great at hitting breaking balls, and it’s a problem he’s trying to overcome.

Chris Woodward stubbornly insists that Joey Gallo is going to start hitting again, particularly now that spin rates will be coming down in the wake of the new foreign substance enforcement policy.

The Rangers made room for Ian Kennedy coming off the IL by sending Hyeon-jong Yang to Round Rock, where he will be getting more regular playing time by joining the rotation.

Evan Grant takes a look at the best and worst Ranger draft picks of the Jon Daniels era.

Jeff WIlson also examined past Ranger drafts, focusing on the last four years.

Willie Calhoun took a very circuitous path the the majors, including losing his baseball scholarship in college and almost giving up on baseball.

Eli White hit his first two major league homers in last night’s lost cause in Houston.

Isiah Kiner-Falefa says that he was overlooked by All Star voters because he makes playing shortstop look too easy.