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A’s Beat Rangers, Win AL West With Improbable Run
The Oakland A's never sat atop the AL West during the 2012 season...until today. On the final day of the regular season, the A's routed the Texas Rangers 12-5 to complete an improbable run on their way to an AL West title. Much like they did late in the...
Hamilton Sits One Out, Hears Boos from Rangers’ Fans
Things aren't going very well for Josh Hamilton right now.
The Texas Rangers' slugger, who got off to one of the most amazing starts ever this season, was not in the Rangers' lineup for Saturday's game against the White Sox.
Rangers manager Ron Washington did not tell Hamilton in a…
Casey Affleck to Write and Direct Film About Josh Hamilton
Casey Affleck has proved himself to be a talented actor in films like ‘Gone Baby Gone’ and ‘The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.’ In fact, he may be a better actor that his brother Ben Affleck. But is he a better director? We may yet…
MLB Teams Without Closers Performing Well
For years, I've argued that the closer role in Major League Baseball is an overrated, overvalued position.

Now, don't get me wrong, I think bullpens, as a whole, are underrated, but the closer role is overrated.
Ivan Rodriguez Set to Announce Retirement
There's a little bit of irony that two of the greatest catchers ever are nicknamed "Pudge."
Carlton Fisk had that nickname on his way to catching the most games in major league history with the Red Sox and White Sox.  He wound up in the Hall of Fame...
Texas Rangers Sign Yu Darvish To $60 Million Deal
With today's deadline for the Texas Rangers to sign Yu Darvish looming, the American League champions got a deal done with the young Japanese pitcher. Darvish reportedly signed a 6 year $60 million deal with Texas. This, coupled with the $51.7 million posting bid to negotiate for Darvish's…

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