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Position Battles: Bullpen

In 2006, one area that rivaled possibly only the infield as far as their effectiveness was the Texas bullpen. The club fought through a major change in the closer department to maintain a 3.74 earned run average, good for fourth in all of the American League. How will the club respond to another big change at the back end of the pen? Rangers Insider breaks it down.

2006 - The HighsIn the years prior to 2004, the Rangers have had the misfortune of featuring a bullpen full of retreads and busts on the major league level. From Pat Mahomes to Mark Petkovsek to Todd Van Poppel, I could go on and on. But over the last few years, the focus has shifted further away from searching for players from the outside and more towards building from within. Players like C.J...

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