J.J. Barea ruptured his right Achilles tendon Friday night, leaving a big hole on the Mavs’ bench.
J.J. Barea ruptured his right Achilles tendon Friday night, leaving a big hole on the Mavs’ bench. David Zalubowski AP
J.J. Barea ruptured his right Achilles tendon Friday night, leaving a big hole on the Mavs’ bench. David Zalubowski AP

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.