After the fall, Rangers pick up pieces

Can World Series heartbreak turn into fresh start? Spring training tales will be telling

Updated: February 20, 2012, 4:15 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers arrive in the desert as back-to-back American League champions but also as a team that has a slightly different look than the version that lost the World Series in seven games to the St. Louis Cardinals.

There are new faces, such as 25-year-old Japanese pitching star Yu Darvish. He replaces C.J. Wilson, who is also in Arizona this month -- just not in Surprise. There are plenty of familiar faces, of course, including Michael Young, who comes to spring ...

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