Top MLB Teams Primed to Fall Short of Expectations in 2017

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By Mike Edwards – Last Word On Baseball The World Baseball Classic is in the books, and as players return to their MLB clubs, the focus now turns to making the final preparations for Opening Day. But things don’t always go according to plan once the season begins and, as is always the case, a […] READ MORE


Bagwell, Raines, Rodriguez Join 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

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By Brandon Murphy – Last Word On Baseball For the fourth consecutive year, the BBWAA elected at least two players to join the Baseball Hall of Fame. This year’s ceremony will feature a bruising slugger, the best catcher of the 1990s, and a name long awaiting immortality. The BBWAA selected first baseman Jeff Bagwell, catcher Ivan Rodriguez, and […] READ MORE


Texas Rangers Prospects Face Sexual Assault Allegations

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By Landon Cozart – Last Word On Baseball The Texas Rangers organization faces serious allegations out of the Dominican Republic. Eight Rangers prospects have been questioned by the police in relation to an alleged sexual assault and hazing incident. Video surfaced on Snapchat of the players forcibly masturbating an underage prospect. The prospect’s name is being withheld at […] READ MORE


Texas Rangers vs. Toronto Blue Jays ALDS Series Recap

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By Landon Cozart – Last Word On Baseball Heading onto the American League Division Series, many expected a contest for the ages. It was anything but that. The Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays rivalry has become one of the best in Major League Baseball. The series matched the best in the regular season record against the hottest team […] READ MORE


Texas Rangers Call Up Carlos Gomez

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Carlos Gomez has been called up to play for the Texas Rangers. The flamboyant outfielder was DFA’d by the Houston Astros on Aug. 10, and signed by the Texas on Aug. 20. Rangers Call Up Carlos Gomez Today he was in the lineup batting seventh, and playing left field, but not for the Astros. This […] READ MORE


Miami Marlins Acquire Jeff Francoeur

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In the midst of a close race for the final National League Wildcard, and missing Giancarlo Stanton, the Miami Marlins have made a move. The Marlins have acquired outfielder Jeff Francoeur from the Atlanta Braves in a three team deal that also included the Texas Rangers. The Braves send Francoeur and just over $100,000 in cash to the Marlins. The […] READ MORE


Texas Rangers Release Josh Hamilton

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The Texas Rangers released Josh Hamilton today. On the surface the move looks like the Rangers are parting ways with Hamilton for good, but there may be more to it than that. Hamilton was traded back to the Rangers from the Los Angeles Angels at the beginning of last season. It was a homecoming for Hamilton who […] READ MORE




Prince Fielder’s Playing Career Is Over

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The Texas Rangers announced on Wednesday in a press conference that veteran slugger Prince Fielder, 32, will be forced to end his playing career due to ongoing neck problems.  Fielder experienced serious neck surgery at the end of last month, his second in almost exactly two years.  Fielder underwent a similar procedure in 2014, his […] READ MORE