Texas Rangers: Take a moment to appreciate Joey Gallo and Nomar Mazara

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CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 2: Joey Gallo #13 celebrates with Nomar Mazara #30 of the Texas Rangers after Mazara hit a solo home run during the second inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on May 2, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 2: Joey Gallo #13 celebrates with Nomar Mazara #30 of the Texas Rangers after Mazara hit a solo home run during the second inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on May 2, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images) /
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CLEVELAND, OH – MAY 01: Nomar Mazara #30 of the Texas Rangers celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two run home run off Jeff Beliveau #38 of the Cleveland Indians during the seventh inning at Progressive Field on May 1, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Ron Schwane/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH – MAY 01: Nomar Mazara #30 of the Texas Rangers celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two run home run off Jeff Beliveau #38 of the Cleveland Indians during the seventh inning at Progressive Field on May 1, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Ron Schwane/Getty Images) /

The Texas Rangers aren’t making too many headlines, at least not in a positive light. However, they do have two headline acts. Joey Gallo and Nomar Mazara are quietly and quickly growing into their worldly potential.

The season is not going to plan for the Texas Rangers. Their 12-20 illustrates such. However, a bad start does not mean everyone on the team is playing bad. In fact, two Rangers are off to very impressive starts. Let’s take a moment to appreciate the early works of Joey Gallo and Nomar Mazara.

In a lineup that is without its two faces of the franchise, the future faces of the franchise have emerged. Gallo and Mazara have stepped up in the absence of Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre.

Gallo crushed his 10th home run of the season yesterday afternoon in Cleveland. He is now tied for 2nd in MLB in homers. Prior to Gallo’s long ball, Nomar Mazara hit one of his own. Yesterday’s home run was Mazara’s 4th of the year. Most notably, each home run was hit off two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber.

The list goes on and on about what makes Nomar Mazara and Joey Gallo so special. I mean, where do we even begin? Each has a…

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