Where should Trevor Story sign along the Texas Rangers‘ colored dotted line? At this point, the current Colorado Rockies’ shortstop is just posturing to end up in Arlington, where he’d be playing half of his home games at Globe Life Field.
Want to know how we know that? Well, he originally hails from the DFW area and has been to many Texas Rangers games in his life, especially growing up near the old Globe Life Park.
Then, as a big leaguer, he comes to Texas and promptly goes on a tear at the Rangers’ newly-minted stadium.
The Texas Rangers should seriously consider bringing Trevor Story home this off-season
Trevor Story has only played four games in his career at Globe Life Field (the stadium is new, though), but he relishes the opportunity for a homecoming. With four home runs in those four career games? Yeah, he likes playing in front of friends and family.
Though his team was on the losing end of A.J. Alexy’s phenomenal debut Monday night, that didn’t stop the 28-year-old from seizing the moment.
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So much for the Coors Field effect. Well, not really, but there’s something about the Texas air that speaks to the Rockies’ shortstop. And we’re not going to complain about that at all.
Additionally, with Chris Young stating that his team would be “active” in free agency this winter, and the Rangers having the financial flexibility to pursue bigger names, the timing really can’t get any better for a Trevor Story-Texas union ahead of the 2022 season.
Having a player with Story’s star-power could be the kind of boost to a young team that is desperately needed, while also raising the morale level of fans looking for the Texas Rangers to start emerging out of this dreaded but necessary rebuild.
Trevor Story loves playing at Globe Life Field and would be a great fit for this team. Let’s hope Jon Daniels, Chris Young and company can make something happen.