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2023 Texas Rangers Preseason Prediction Thread

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Below is a series of questions that you can feel free to copy and paste and then include your answers. It is always fun to guess what will happen. You can answer all of the questions or just some of them. The more who participate in this, the better.

2023 Texas Rangers Season Predictions

Record:
Place:
Postseason -- Yes or No?
Team ROY:
Team MVP

Team Leaders

Batting (Name + Number)
HR:
RBI:
BA:
SB:

Pitching (Name + Number)
W:
ERA(minimum 15 starts):
K:
Saves:


Miscellaneous Questions


How many games will Jake deGrom start this season?


Which of our starting pitchers will have 28 or more starts this year?


Which of our starting pitchers will have more than 20 starts this year?


Who will play the most games in CF this year?


How long will Robbie Grossman be the primary LF this year before it becomes a platoon situation?


How many blown saves will the Rangers have by the end of June?


Will Jung finish in the top three in AL Rookie of the Year; will he win AL ROY?


Will the Rangers make a blockbuster trade at the deadline(Blockbuster defined as one of our top five prospects and one top ten prospect being included)?


Between Bradford, Winn, and Kent, who will throw the most innings for the Rangers this year, and how many will they throw?


Which player starting the year in the minors will have the biggest impact on the team?


Which two players will be the most pleasant surprises this season?


Which two players will be the most disappointing surprises this season?


Which 3 to 5 minor leaguers, will do the most this season, to put themselves into the conversation as being big contributors for the Rangers in 2024?


Which prospects, who start in the minors, get the most time in the big leagues this year?


Will we get Mason Englert back or will the Tigers keep him all year?


How many home runs will Anthony Gutierrez hit in the minors this year?


What other miscellaneous thoughts do you have about what you are expecting this season?
 
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Below is a series of questions that you can feel free to copy and paste and then include your answers. It is always fun to guess what will happen. You can answer all of the questions or just some of them. The more who participate in this, the better.

2023 Texas Rangers Season Predictions

Record: 90-72
Place: 3rd
Postseason -- Yes or No? Yes WC
Team ROY: Jung
Team MVP Seager

Team Leaders

Batting (Name + Number)
HR: Semien-35
RBI: Seager - 110
BA: Seager .292
SB: Semien 25

Pitching (Name + Number)
W: DeGrom 16
ERA(minimum 15 starts): DeGrom 2.65
K: DeGrom 215
Saves: LeClerc 28


Miscellaneous Questions

How many games will Jake deGrom start this season?
27

Which of our starting pitchers will have 28 or more starts this year?
Perez & Eovaldi

Which of our starting pitchers will have more than 20 starts this year?
Perez, Gray, Eovaldi & DeGrom

Who will play the most games in CF this year?
Adolis

How long will Robbie Grossman be the primary LF this year before it becomes a platoon situation?
June 1st

How many blown saves will the Rangers have by the end of June?
9

Will Jung finish in the top three in AL Rookie of the Year; will he win AL ROY?

Yes top 3.

Will the Rangers make a blockbuster trade at the deadline(Blockbuster defined as one of our top five prospects and one top ten prospect being included)?

Yes


Between Bradford, Winn, and Kent, who will throw the most innings for the Rangers this year, and how many will they throw?
Winn 20 innings

Which player starting the year in the minors will have the biggest impact on the team?
Huff

Which two players will be the most pleasant surprises this season?
Jung & LeClerc

Which two players will be the most disappointing surprises this season?
Garver & Burke

Which 3 to 5 minor leaguers, will do the most this season, to put themselves into the conversation as being big contributors for the Rangers in 2024?
Carter, Crim & Winn

Which prospects, who start in the minors, get the most time in the big leagues this year?


Will we get Mason Englert back or will the Tigers keep him all year?
Tigers keep him

How many home runs will Anthony Gutierrez hit in the minors this year?
17


What other miscellaneous thoughts do you have about what you are expecting this season?
 

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Misc thought: Lowe will either go up a level or down a level, performance-wise. I can see his stupid face going either way.
 

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Heaney does not look ready to start the season. Given up 5 Runs thru 4. Looking to give up more inthe 5th.
 

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2023 Texas Rangers Season Predictions

Record: 87-75
Place: 2nd
Postseason -- Yes or No? Yes
Team ROY: Jung
Team MVP Seager

Team Leaders

Batting (Name + Number)
HR: Seager 34
RBI: Seager 108
BA: .318 Seager
SB: 24 Smith

Pitching (Name + Number)
W: Perez 18
ERA(minimum 15 starts): deGrom 2.60
K: deGrom 185
Saves: Hernandez 20


Miscellaneous Questions

How many games will Jake deGrom start this season? 24


Which of our starting pitchers will have 28 or more starts this year? Perez and Eovaldi


Which of our starting pitchers will have more than 20 starts this year? DeGrom, Perez, Gray, Eovaldi, Heaney


Who will play the most games in CF this year? Adolis


How long will Robbie Grossman be the primary LF this year before it becomes a platoon situation? Late June


How many blown saves will the Rangers have by the end of June? 11


Will Jung finish in the top three in AL Rookie of the Year; will he win AL ROY? He will win it


Will the Rangers make a blockbuster trade at the deadline(Blockbuster defined as one of our top five prospects and one top ten prospect being included)? Yes, for a reliever because they failed to do so this past offseason


Between Bradford, Winn, and Kent, who will throw the most innings for the Rangers this year, and how many will they throw? Kent 20 innings


Which player starting the year in the minors will have the biggest impact on the team? Kyle Cody. Then Sam Huff


Which two players will be the most pleasant surprises this season? Duran and Smith


Which two players will be the most disappointing surprises this season? Garver and Heaney


Which 3 to 5 minor leaguers, will do the most this season, to put themselves into the conversation as being big contributors for the Rangers in 2024? Owen White, Evan Carter, Blaine Crim, Marc Church, and Zak Kent


Which prospects, who start in the minors, get the most time in the big leagues this year? Chase Lee, Lucas Jacobsen


Will we get Mason Englert back or will the Tigers keep him all year? No (ugh)


How many home runs will Anthony Gutierrez hit in the minors this year?
22


What other miscellaneous thoughts do you have about what you are expecting this season?

The Rangers All Stars will be deGrom, Seager, Jung, and Perez

The Rangers will draft Wyatt Langford in the first round.
 
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Leaving this here for future consideration.

 

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84-78 not quite enough hitting to make the playoffs, but make for an exciting season all the way up the last week or two.
 
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