The Recliner Nerd puts on his Armchair GM hat, creates post-lockout road map for Texas Rangers
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Baseball can be infuriating! Every five years they try to get together on a new collective bargaining agreement, and every five years they wait until the last minute to even get together.
On most issues I tend to side with the players who are the employees in this cat-and-mouse labor dispute. But the owners are the bosses and have legit gripes at times. Why the hell can’t they get together in a room and lay all their cards on the table?
There, I got that out of my system.
While baseball sits in silence, we can continue to build on what has been one of, if not, the best offseason in Texas Rangers history. A team that lost 102 games has possibly added 10 to 15 wins within a 24-hour period. AND THEY AREN’T DONE!
So let's look at ways they can trade or spend money to improve on what has already happened.
(Let’s pretend it’s been one hour since the players and owners signed their new CBA.)
I think the Rangers need one more quality bat and two veteran starting pitchers.