The Texas Rangers were destined to face Dallas Keuchel four or five times in the 2016 season, and that's still the case, but now they're set to face a reigning Cy Young winner with said frequency after Keuchel picked up the hardware for the American League on Wednesday — adding to the Houston Astros' postseason award list, joining Carlos Correa as the AL Rookie of the Year.
That night, the NL Cy Young went to Plano East graduate Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs, and guess what, the Rangers might get him too next season.
The Rangers travel to Wrigley Field to start the second half of the season in July and will almost certainly face Arrieta coming off the all-star break.
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The Rangers will face several big-named pitchers next year, but they'll get a pretty nice face full of the two best in the game from the 2015 season.