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Corey Seager signs with the Texas Rangers

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The shortstop gets a 10-year deal.

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I’m not sure what the Rangers are doing. Who do they think they are, exactly? This is the equivalent of the guy in your hometown league who spends 90% of his budget on three players and then claims to have some secret “stars and scrubs” strategy. Newsflash, it doesn’t work that way, guy.

Anyway, here are the particulars for incoming shortstop Corey Seager:

Seager has an early season ADP around 74, behind Javier Baez (69) and ahead of Jazz Chisholm Jr. (78). I suppose it depends on what you’re looking for, right? Me, I can’t talk myself into a guy with a lengthy injury history who doesn’t offer speed. Not at that ADP. Sure, the career .297 BA is beautiful...but it ain’t enough, gamers.

The Rangers now have a $500 million infield (see Marcus Semien) but the rest of the lineup is...not good. You decide how this unit will fare in 2022...

I’m not haggling with the great Eno Sarris, but the Rangers could use more than one starting pitcher. A rotation of Jon Gray, Dane Dunning, Taylor Hearn, A.J. Alexy, and Spencer Howard isn’t frightening in the least. Texas is CERTAINLY better than they were before. Only question is, how much better?