Can New GM Chris Young Steer the Texas Rangers Back to the MLB Playoffs?

Can New GM Chris Young Steer the Texas Rangers Back to the MLB Playoffs?

Chris Young #49 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during an MLB game at McAfee Coliseum on May 3, 2005 in Oakland, California.Can a 41-year-old Princeton grad with zero front-office experience lead a rebirth of the Texas Rangers? There you go. That’s your opening day story line for Major League Baseball in North Texas. Well, besides President Joe Biden appearing on ESPN last night to call the Rangers’ plan to open 40,300-seat Globe Life Field at full capacity for Thursday’s opening day game “not responsible” and “a mistake,” as COVID-19 infection and hospitalization rates rise nationwide. Now back to baseball: after four straight losing seasons, the Rangers should be really bad again in 2021. At least they’ll have a chance to make some history—it would be the first stretch of five straight losing seasons in the franchise’s 49-year history. Don’t sweat it, Rangers fans. These things tend…View Original Post

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