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Jon Daniels Doesn't See Rangers Targeting Bats At Deadline

The Rangers' general manager believes Texas' offense will be fine with the pieces in place

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Jon Daniels Doesn't See Rangers Targeting Bats At Deadline

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Barring the unforeseen, Jon Daniels doubts that the Texas Rangers will go looking for offensive help at the trade deadline.

Most of the deadline talk around North Texas of recent has been centered on the idea of getting a starting pitcher, a name like Cole Hamels or a Zack Greinke, but the team has more or less dismissed that idea out of hand. Ditto for the idea that the team will go after a bat to give the suddenly inconsistent offense a shot in the arm.

"I just don't see much we're going to do," Daniels told the team’s official website. "Our guys are our guys. Obviously they have been less consistent than you would like to see. The quality of at-bats haven't been great, but we still lead the league in runs. You could look at it either way.

"We're going to get Mitch Moreland [strained left hamstring] back. When he's right, he's capable of giving us quality at-bats. That's what we need right now, is guys doing what they're capable of doing."

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