The goal for every MLB organization is to draft/sign and develop their own stud starting pitcher. The fact is that it doesn't happen all that often. There are exceptions, of course. The World Series-bound Washington Nationals have Stephen Strasburg. Madison Bumgarner helped the San Francisco Giants win three World Series. Clayton Kershaw has been the backbone of the Los Angeles Dodgers' rotation for more than a decade. But the Texas Rangers haven't had a homegrown ace since Kevin Brown, and his best seasons were after he left them. The hope is that someone in the minor leagues emerges as an ace, and the Star-Telegram's No. 2 player in the ranking of the top 10 Rangers prospects has the best chance.
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