14 Things to Love About the Texas Rangers


In honor of the Texas Rangers and St. Valentine’s Day, here’s a quick list of the things we’re looking forward to for the summer ahead. Happy V.D.!

  • Yu Darvish buckling the knees of the number three, four and five hitters.
  • Leonys “The Cuban Missile” Martîn gunning down a runner from the warning track.
  • Catching a batting practice homer on The Porch and seeing an 8-year old’s eyes light up when you toss her the ball.

  • Watching that Yankees fan totally not get it when the Cotton Eyed Joe begins during the 7th inning stretch.
  • Pitchers and catchers reporting this week.

    Trying to guess who is actually going to catch that fly to the left side of the infield.

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  • Eric Nadel describing the uniform of the day.
  • Haaaawt Daaaaaawgs. Whatever happened to John the hot dog vendor?

    Going ahead and wagering a beer on the Dot Race.

  • Figuring out just how the heck Adrian Beltré nabbed that screaming liner.
  • The miracle that is Derek Holland’s moustache.
  • Elvis Andrus and the ongoing battle to touch Beltre’s head.
  • Newly mown outfield grass.

    It’s Valentines, here’s hoping you find your very own Kiss Cam.

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