There is little doubt that Ian Kinsler is one of the most fan friendly Texas Rangers currently on the squad. This has allowed him to grow a fan base that is one of the most vocal and consistent. He is coming up on the last year of his contract, with 2013 being a club option year and there for the question of what to do with his contract must be addressed.
Following the contract extension of Derek Holland, and the on again off again negotiations with Josh Hamilton and Mike Napoli the spotlight has moved to Ian Kinsler. Kins has been adamant about not negotiating during the season and if that’s true then the Rangers have until the first pitch of opening day against the Chicago White Sox.