4 Texas Rangers Predictions Before Opening Day 2024

Opening Day is here! And with it the most anticipated season in Texas Rangers history. It is prediction time and baseball time in Texas.

Mar 18, 2024; Surprise, Arizona, USA; Texas Rangers outfielder Wyatt Langford against the Seattle
Mar 18, 2024; Surprise, Arizona, USA; Texas Rangers outfielder Wyatt Langford against the Seattle / Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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#3: 95-win season

Based on the 90 wins the Rangers we able to accrue last season taking into the account the abysmal month of August to go along with a 40-20 start in the first 60 games, I'm looking at a more steady 2024 season ending with a record of 95-67.

This is heavily based on what I believe the offense is capable of. But if the pitching turns out to be better than expected then, even just in spurts, the 95-100 win mark is within reach.

#4: Another tight AL West race with Houston

The AL West comes down to the Lone Star State with Houston and Texas being the clear class of the division.

Both had identical records last year and Houston did have the better offseason. But expectations surrounding this Rangers team gives Houston more competition they have had within the division since before COVID.

Both teams will yet again be within a game or so of one another going down the stretch fighting for a buy in the postseason.

To conclude, even after a championship, I am being greedy. I see massive potential within the Rangers organization to be legit, perennial World Series contenders for the next 5-7 years if they play their cards right.

I am going into this season with real expectations of seeing the foundation of sustained greatness within a franchise that has not looked this promising in its existance. Yes, the offseason left much to be desired and from a pitching perspective they are questionable at best.

But the lineup that carried the staff to a World Series got better and they are pretty healthy to start the year with Seager and Jung both being ready to go. We saw what this lineup does when healthy all least season, they just need to stay that way more often than not.

Back-to-back titles is unlikely and I wouldn't bet on another run like last years. But a division title? 100 win season? Another ALCS appearance? Now that's something I can see.

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