It’s time to start thinking about what to do if the Rangers can’t turn their season around. Which players should stay and which players should go this July? The future of the Rangers organization could change in less than a month.
It’s hard to see the Texas Rangers pulling off an epic comeback season at this point. They currently sit at 40-44 and 3.5 games back of the American League Wildcard. Problems continue to pile up, and it could be time to pull the plug.
At first glance the Rangers roster looks fierce and ready for playoff baseball, but it’s not that simple. The injuries have crushed the pitching staff, and the bullpen has been unwatchable. The Rangers bullpen has almost 20 blown saves and it’s only July.
Hard to imagine a fairy tale comeback story happening this season. General manager Jon Daniels is better off trading away some of these valuable players, and building towards a bigger and brighter future in Arlington.
It’s never easy to watch your team go into rebuild mode, but it might be time for that to happen in Arlington. What pieces do the Rangers have for sale that could bring back valuable assets?