♦ Texas Rangers' Kinsler working to quiet critics (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
The Texas Rangers' position player who divided the fan base more than any other last season was Ian Kinsler, and there wasn't a close second.
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"The ultimate goal is to score runs and get on base for the hitters behind you," said Kinsler, who has one career .300 season and two 30-30 campaigns. "I think I can combine those two things. I've done it before. To maximize every at-bat is key."