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  1. Fielder's injury reminds of Chris Davis trade

    David Schoenfield

    So you want to be a major league general manager? Think of the ripple effect of one bad move. At the trade deadline in 2011, Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels, tired or frustrated with the production of perennial tease Chris Davis, trad...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  2. Minus Perez and Harrison, Rangers doomed

    David Schoenfield

    This isn't where the Texas Rangers were supposed to be in 2014, a team on the precipice. They were supposed to be in the middle stages of a dynasty, maybe an epic dynasty, an organization built with sabermetric principles and great scouting and finan...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  3. Payroll and wins: The top 15

    David Schoenfield

    The second part of our look at wins and payrolls over the past five seasons. Here's Part 1. 15. Chicago White Sox: 394 wins, $543.5 million (10th) The White Sox will be picking third in the draft in June, only the second time they will be draft...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  4. Rangers' roster turnover a good thing

    David Schoenfield

    It has been a terrific four-year run for the Texas Rangers: 90 wins and a trip to the World Series in 2010, 96 wins and one strike away from a World Series title in 2011, 93 wins and a wild-card spot in 2012 and 91 wins in 2013. The Rangers and Rays ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  5. AL West: Three questions for each team

    David Schoenfield

    Let's move on to the AL West as we get ready for the winter meetings. We'll do the National League on Sunday. Oakland A's What do they need? The A's were busy last week, acquiring closer Jim Johnson from the Orioles, signing starter Scott Kazmi...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  6. Last time each AL team drafted an All-Star

    David Schoenfield

    The 2013 MLB draft is coming up, with the first round set for June 6, and when each team makes its first-round selection, each will be drafting an amateur player it believes will turn into an All-Star. In reality, front offices know the odds of d...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  7. Ten guys facing the most pressure in 2013

    David Schoenfield

    Does pressure exist in baseball? We've made heroes and goats of those who performed -- or didn't perform -- in the game's biggest moments. But those are usually isolated snippets of time in a postseason game, when the results of one at-bat or a few g...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  8. Schoenfield's power rankings: Texas at No. 9

    Richard Durrett

    ESPN.com's David Schoenfield, in his Sweet Spot blog, goes through his power rankings (as they stand now) for each MLB team. He puts the Texas Rangers at No. 9. Here's what he says about Texas: I think the rotation is playoff-caliber with Yu D...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  9. Rangers No. 8 in early power rankings

    Richard Durrett

    ESPN.com's David Schoenfield, writing on the SweetSpot blog, came up with his early top-10 power rankings and places the Rangers at No. 8. Here's what he wrote about Texas: 8. Texas Rangers Yes, you don't easily replace 43 home runs in the...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  10. Power rankings: Nationals, Reds 1-2

    David Schoenfield

    There are some big free agents out there -- Michael Bourn, Nick Swisher, Kyle Lohse, Edwin Jackson, Adam LaRoche and Rafael Soriano being the biggest -- and some trades that may yet to be completed, such as R.A. Dickey to the Blue Jays, but let's tak...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  11. Roster analysis: Orioles-Rangers

    David Schoenfield

    Here's my breakdown of the rosters for the Cardinals-Braves game. Let's move over to the American League. Baltimore Orioles RHP -- Luis Ayala, Jim Johnson, Tommy Hunter, Pedro Strop, Darren O'Day, Steve Johnson, Jake Arrieta LHP -- Joe Saunders ...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  12. Rangers fans stuffing the All-Star ballot box

    David Schoenfield

    When I was a kid, I loved filling out the All-Star ballot. When Alvin Davis was a rookie in 1984 and tearing up the league, my friends and I procured huge stacks of ballots and spent the entire game writing in his name (he wasn't on the ballot). We k...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  13. Rangers have the sweet look of greatness

    David Schoenfield

    It's too early to call the Texas Rangers a great team, but it's also not too early to get excited by their 13-3 start. What's makes the Rangers impressive is they can beat you in so many ways. They even pulled out some small ball in the 11th inning t...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  14. Over/under: Wins for Rangers

    David Schoenfield

    Can the Texas Rangers make it back to a third consecutive World Series? They won 96 games in 2011, scoring 855 runs (third in the AL) and allowing 677 (fifth in the AL). While the Rangers' offense gets most of the attention, you can make the argum...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  15. Rangers ink Holland; what about Hamilton?

    David Schoenfield

    The Texas Rangers signed pitcher Derek Holland to a five-year extension that includes club options for 2017 and 2018. Richard Durrett reports those options are for $11 and $11.5 million, salaries that will be a bargain if Holland stays healthy and pi...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  16. Ten moves that turned around the Rangers

    David Schoenfield

    Jon Daniels became the Texas Rangers' general manager following the 2005 season. The Rangers weren't a complete mess at the time; they'd won 79 games in 2005 and the year before they'd won 89. But that '05 team really did only one thing well: It hit ...

    Blog | February 23, 2012