The Texas Rangers are expected to have a rather serene offseason. Though, their outfield surplus may very well warrant at least one notable trade.
Make no mistake about it, the Texas Rangers are sellers ahead of buyers this offseason. That’s how a rebuild works. Though, the rebuild is nearing an end. Texas likes the youth in their offense and they like the pipeline of pitchers working their way to the majors. As such, 2019 will be more of a “wait and see” year rather than a “let’s go for it” year.
That doesn’t mean the Rangers won’t look to improve their outset by making a move or two for additional young pitching. They’ll certainly skim the market, but don’t expect extreme aggression from GM Jon Daniels.
Again, the organization is optimistic about the current offense. Couple that optimism with basically zero value in the pitching staff and Daniels doesn’t have much to trade.
If, and I mean IF Daniels were to make a trade, one of the following four players would likely be the headline name…