December 1, 2020

Josh Donaldson Could be the Answer for the Texas Rangers at Third Base (Baseball Essential)


Josh Donaldson, who’s coming off an outstanding season with the Atlanta Braves, is one of the biggest position players on the free agent market this offseason. After an injury-riddled 2018 season, the former American League Most Valuable Player Award recipient signed a one-year deal with the Braves. The 33-year-old third baseman went deep 37 times while driving in 94 runs in 2019, helping the Braves advance to the National League Division Series.

According to MLB.com‘s Jon Morosi, Donaldson is a primary target for the Texas Rangers this offseason, as they look to rebuild their organization with some high-profile players. They’re very interested in both Donaldson and Anthony Rendon, who would both be great fits in Texas. But Rendon is fresh off a World Series title in Washington D.C., so there’s a very high chance that he signs a long-term deal with the Nationals.

A Veteran Presence

The Rangers currently have no legitimate player at the hot corner. Isiah Kiner-Falefa played 25 games at third base last year, among several other players. They’re in dire need of an everyday third baseman. Who better than Josh Donaldson?

The former Braves third baseman is seeking a…

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