Apr 7, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington (38) talks with ceo Nolan Ryan before the game against the Los Angeles Angels at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The Rangers beat the Angels 7-3. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Rangers Best of the Week: Links and More…


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Yard Barker.com keeps hope that Colby Lewis could rejoin the Rangers by the end of July. The Lewis progress will greatly impact whether the Rangers actively look to bring in more starting pitching or sit tight.

Colby Lewis to return

Fansided’s Corey Leahy reported Nolan Ryan isn’t worried about an upcoming Nelson Cruz suspension

Suspension?

Bleacher Report looked at some targets for the Rangers at the trade deadline. Top targets you ask? Yovani Gallardo and Ricky Nolasco to name a couple. Thinking big trade is exciting but also costly. Martin Perez costly. Perez has just been coming on strong. Is it time to move him while his stock is high?

Trade Targets

Evan Grant at DMN discusses the final June push of the Texas Rangers, winning nine of their last eleven games and finishing 14-14 for the month. The played some very tough opponents and while the Jays beat them down they avoided a losing month.

Best .500 month ever

Zachary Krueger at Bleacher Report makes his second half predictions. Elvis Andrus has to improve right? But seriously these are fairly believable predictions without anyone getting absurdly optimistic second half hot streaks. In other words, Mitch Moreland is not expected to pass former Ranger Chris Davis in the home run race.

Predictions

And a good review of Yu Darvish’s performance along with other notes from the weekend including an update on foreighn propects check out Grayson Jones’ column here:

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