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Breaking down JD's biggest flaw as Rangers GM, Bengal tigers, and gold glove prop bets for Texas' youngsters

ME: There is no formula for this. And I think it's an exercise in unrealistic hope. But here goes:

1. The starting rotation must stay healthy.

2. At least three of those starters most post career-best seasons.

3. Either one of the trio of Rougned Odor, Joey Gallo and Nomar Mazara must post a .900 or better OPS or two must get to .850.

4. Delino DeShields must regain the OBP ability he's had in odd numbered seasons and reach base at a .340-plus clip. He must go where he hasn't before and score 100 runs.