The Texas Rangers spent most of the season having trouble plating more than 3 or 4 runs per game. That has not been the case since the Texas Rangers found out that superstar slugger Prince Fielder would miss the remainder of the season with neck surgery. The Rangers are playing with a new found passion that I for one very much like seeing.
Young players like Rougned Odor and Michael Choice are making a big difference during this stretch for the Texas Rangers, and even if you feel that the season is shot because of the way things started for the Texas Rangers, you should at least have fun watching the youngsters perform on this level. Nick Tepesch and Nick Martinez have been a really nice addition for the rotation with the loss of Matt Harrison and Martin Perez.
The Rangers seem to be playing with a passion and a hunger that I don’t remember seeing since the first run to the World Series back in 2010, they are playing right now like they are out there to have fun and win some games. That’s the attitude that usually gets a team somewhere, and I am hopeful that this team will at least compete for the division.
It will be very tough to overtake the Athletics, but not impossible. There is a whole lot of season left for the Texas Rangers to catch and pass the A’s. The real question is, can the young players continue to perform at this level? That is something that we have yet to see, but I think it will be very fun to watch either way. So lets all enjoy this brand of Texas Rangers baseball as long as it can last!