It was one of those morning in the clubhouse when nonsensical debates dominate, and one of those days on the field when the Rangers were reminded what they could have had. And they could have had Yu Darvish.
An old friend was back on the Surprise Stadium mound Wednesday afternoon, though with the Cubs. His former Rangers teammates were glad to see him, but wished during the off-season that he would have signed with them.
TCU football has, by and large, followed a cycle of success that includes two strong years followed by a down year. If history holds under coach Gary Patterson, 2018 should be another strong season for the Horned Frogs.
The end of spring training is near, and the Rangers trimmed candidates for the Opening Day roster on Wednesday. Chief among them were catcher Curt Casali, who was released, and outfielder Destin Hood, who is headed to Triple A.
The Rangers and Sportservice, the Globe Life Park concessionaire, announced the new items showing up at the concession stands this season. Items include a hot-dog-stuffed pickle, vegan nachos and a deep-fried cinnamon roll.
Will Southlake Carroll finally name a new head football coach, and can Todd Peterman take White Settlement Brewer football to the next level? Also, Keller Central girls soccer is headed for its first district title.
Nancy Lieberman has been hired as coach of the Power in the Big3, a 3-on-3 basketball league featuring mostly retired NBA players. Lieberman previously coached the Texas Legends, a G League affiliate of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks.
Tuesday's game made it feel like it's time to go back to Texas, where players who have played for Round Rock are aware of what was happening in Austin. The Rangers and the Triple A team were being proactive ahead of the season.