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Texas Rangers: 2 times the franchise ‘sold big’ at the Trade Deadline

ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 8: Mark Teixeira of the Texas Rangers stands on third base during the game against the Cleveland Indians at Ameriquest Field in Arlington on May 8, 2005 in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers defeated the Indians 7-2. (Photo by John Williamson /MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Labeling a team as a “buyer” or “seller” is an inevitable exercise endured by baseball observers every July.

And in 2021, it’s no secret where the Texas Rangers fall on the spectrum, especially given the team’s recent 11-game losing streak.

It’s very possible that the post-trade deadline Rangers look mightily different on the field — the subtraction of Joey Gallo alone would accomplish that.