I'm still get a little numb feeling when I think back on Game 6 of the 2011 World Series. I was in Rangers Ballpark just a few nights earlier for Game 4. There was no doubt in my mind that this was the year. All of the hard work for the team - and the loyalty of the Rangers fans was about to pay off for everyone. I'll never forget the feeling I had when Nelson Cruz misses that ball in right field during Game 6. It was like being punched in the gut.
Once you become an adult, you can’t really bring your glove to a baseball game. But don’t worry, you still have something to catch a ball with should the opportunity arise. Yup, we mean that 20 oz plastic cup of beer in your hand.
Derek Holland will be in a Texas Rangers uniform for at least the next five years. The Texas Rangers announced today that they signed the left hander to a five-year deal with club options for two additional seasons. The deal begins this season and means he will stay in a Rangers uniform at least through the 2016 season.
I saw this guy speak last year at the Texas Rangers Fanfest and thought it was pretty interesting. I never knew there was a special kind of mud that was rubbed on the balls prior to the game. He also answered the question of how many baseballs do they go through during a typical game. As a baseball fan it was something I had often wondered.
The Associated Press is reporting that the Houston Astros are considering a name change and also a uniform change when the team switches from the National League to the American League in the 2013 season.
After weeks of speculation, CBS Sports is reporting that starting pitcher Yu Darvish will sign a six-year contract with the Texas Rangers before today's 4 p.m. deadline. Sources tell CBS Sports the deal is likely to be for more than $52 million.
As I reported back in November, Rangers Ballpark in Arlington is receiving some major updates and upgrades. The entire outfield area, including Vandergriff Plaza, visitor's bullpen and bleacher seats are getting a facelift. The $11.5 million project will be complete by opening day of this 2012 season.
The tremors felt around Southern California on Thursday didn’t come from an earthquake. The seismic activity came courtesy of all the money the Los Angeles Angels dropped on Albert Pujols, the prize of this year’s free agent class.
News outlets nationwide are reporting that Albert Pujols will sign a 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels. The deal is reportedly worth between $250 & 260 million. News is also coming down within the last hour that the Angels have signed a deal with Texas Rangers lefty C.J. Wilson to pitch for 5 years and $77.5 million.
Do you know Bo? Remember the Nike commercials from the 80's and 90's featuring Bo Jackson and the "Bo Knows" ad campaign. Bo Jackson was an all-around athlete and Nike took full advantage of his athletic ability in every sport to help promote their shoes. Bo turns 49 today, so we're taking a look back at some of those commercials from late 1980's the early 1990's!
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