Jason’s starting to wind down his time in Arizona, but not before he gives another peek into an unedited scouting notebook for some Texas Rangers prospects.
The Texas Rangers might be considered an offensive juggernaut now, but that hasn’t always been the case.
The punches keep on coming for the Mets, while other players deal with various sprains, bruises, and soreness.
Returns to the rotation for Neftali Feliz, Daniel Bard, and Chris Sale this spring might signal a renewed appreciation for the significance of the starting pitcher.
Non-roster invitees are swarming to spring training, but do these players ever pan out? Ben looks for an answer in the best of last season’s NRI crop
The PCL is famous for its pinball scores but there are other, better reasons to pay attention to it this year.
The Texas Rangers selected Travis Hafner of Cowley County Community College (Arkansas City, Kansas) as a draft-and-follow in the 31st round of the June 1996 draft, and got his signature on a contract just before the 1997 deadline. Now 25 years old, the 6’3″, 240-pound Hafner has developed into one of the most feared hitters in the minor leagues. As of this writing, he is hitting .339/.460/.541 with the Oklahoma RedHawks and leads the Pacific Coast League in on-base percentage and major-league EqA (.302). He took time to speak with us before a recent game against the Tacoma Rainiers.