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Dan Edmonson is a Texas Rangers blogger, and covers MLB news, Texas Rangers news, rumors, and the business of baseball.

Website: http://www.chickenfriedbaseball.com

Crossing the Aisle

www.chickenfriedbaseball.com - A good friend of mine is a die-hard Angels fan living in Orange County. We also happen to work together and regularly make use of gchat during the workday to boast about our favorite teams and ridicule the other’s. C.J. ...

Exceptionalism Made Easy

www.chickenfriedbaseball.com - A phrase like “exceptionalism made easy” could accurately describe Josh Hamilton’s incomparable baseball talent. His powerful and beautiful swing, combined with his see-pitch-hit-pitch approach, and the fact that he spent three years away from the game would definitely lend credence ...

Unfinished Business

www.chickenfriedbaseball.com - The Rangers are going to make the playoffs. A bold prediction? Hardly. You’ll have to search far and wide to find someone who disagrees with this projection. Rather, the question now is whether or not they finish 2012 with the ...


Good News for Rangers Fans

www.chickenfriedbaseball.com - Good news for Rangers fans: 1. Season tickets are still on sale. 2. 159 regular season games still remain. 3. The 2012 Rangers are probably the best team in the franchise’s 40 year history. The Rangers have improved their record in every season since ...

Odd Search Queries from March

www.chickenfriedbaseball.com - Every once in a while, I dig into Google’s Webmaster tools to see in which queries my site appears. No surprise – people like to search for wardrobe malfunctions and all things sex. This site is PG-rated, so I’m sure ...

One Person Likes the 2000 Texas Rangers

www.chickenfriedbaseball.com - Facebook was launched in 2004, currently has over 850 million active users, 150 million monthly unique visitors, and is second to only Google in total internet traffic. Baseball Reference was launched as an independent site in April of 2000, and the ...


Cubs Win: MLB 12 The Show Trailer

www.chickenfriedbaseball.com - The best kind of advertising is free advertising. While MLB Network viewers have probably already seen the MLB 12 The Show trailer to exhaustion, the ad is so good that I thought I’d share it here. The ad begins as ...

Rangers Health Key to Success

www.chickenfriedbaseball.com - It’s hard to gauge the Rangers chances of repeating as American League champions without the ability to estimate how injuries will impact the team in 2012. The offense finished third in MLB in runs scored last season despite injury troubles ...

Texas Rangers Lineup Construction

www.chickenfriedbaseball.com - Ron Washington has drawn significant criticism for his traditional, old-school, lineup constructions. While Texas fans have been intimately aware of the situation for years, the lineup drew national attention during last year’s World Series when powerful and red-hot Mike Napoli ...

Morneau a Trade Target?

www.chickenfriedbaseball.com - While we’re far from saying, “Prince who?”, Mitch Moreland’s spring got off to a good start yesterday. Moreland provided Texas’ only offense with a fifth inning home run against the Royals. According to T.R. Sullivan, Moreland hit the home run ...