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Tuesday Morning Texas Rangers Update

All-Star day

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2021 T-Mobile Home Run Derby Photo by Kyle Cooper/Colorado Rockies/Getty Images

Good morning.

Evan Grant writes that The Summer of Joey continues today in the All-Star Game even though Joey Gallo (possibly?) didn’t win his first round battle at the Home Run Derby.

Stefan Stevenson writes that a slow start doomed Gallo to a controversial finish at the Derby.

Kennedi Landry writes that Gallo had fun despite missing out on the Derby showdown with Shohei Ohtani that everyone was hoping for.

The Draft continued yesterday and Grant writes that the story of Day 2 was of the Texas Rangers aiming to make the money work.

At MLB dot com, Justice delos Santos offers a look at the selections for the Rangers in rounds 2-10 with Texas opting for hitters early in the day.

Jared Sandler provides his thoughts on the second day of the Draft and the prospects that stood out for the Rangers.

Day 1 of the Draft was all about Jack Leiter for Texas and Stevenson writes about Leiter’s path coming from a baseball family.

And, Jim Bowden calls Adolis Garcia the biggest surprise and Nick Solak the biggest disappointment for the Rangers in the first half.

Have a nice day!