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Rangers keys: 5 up, 5 down

These factors could determine whether another World Series run is in store

Updated: April 6, 2012, 10:20 AM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers head into the 2012 season with high expectations and a belief that they not only can win the AL West for the third straight time but also return to the World Series and win it this time. But expectations don't always turn into reality. Here are five reasons the club will win the championship and five reasons they won't.

We call it our Five Up and Five Down:

FIVE UP

1. Darvish delivers: Yu Darvish, the 25-year-old Japanese star, comes ...

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