An emotional Jake Diekman loved his time with Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers traded left-hander Jake Diekman to the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the reliever became emotional when talking about his time with them.
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The Texas Rangers traded left-hander Jake Diekman to the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the reliever became emotional when talking about his time with them.

After 11 seasons covering the Rangers for the Star-Telegram, Jeff Wilson knows that baseball is a 24/7/365 business and there is far more to baseball than just the 162 games each season. There’s also more to Jeff -- like a family and impressive arsenals of Titleist hats and adidas shoes -- but sometimes it’s hard to tell.