Jamey Newberg: Madness.

I’m mad that we’re at the one-third point of the season and don’t know what this team is. I’m mad we’re already a third of the way through the schedule. I’m mad we’re only a third of the way through the schedule. I’m mad that I care so much, and that wins and losses have […]

The next man up: Jeff Banister is the new Rangers manager.

Swing and a miss. Fastball up and in, ball one. Slider down and away, rolled over to the 5.5 hole, gloved by the shortstop on the lip of the outfield grass. 14 steps. Safe. The dream typically stars Babe Ruth, or Robin Yount, or Adrian Beltre. Not Rob Sasser. Or Moonlight Graham. Or Jeff Banister. It […]

Newberg: The Texas Rangers and the culture of expectations

This contribution was provided by Jamey Newberg of The Newberg Report. The Newberg Report provides daily coverage of the Texas Rangers. Chan Ho Park dealt for seven innings, scattering two singles and three walks, after which Brian Shouse, Doug Brocail, and Francisco Cordero shut things down late as Texas blanked Seattle, 3-0. It was the greatest […]