Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish speaks with catcher Robinson Chirinos after Darvish threw in a live batting practice during a workout at the Rangers spring training facility in Surprise, Arizona Wednesday February 25, 2015. (Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News)

Before I begin, let me preface that my colleague and good friend Louis DeLuca sort of did a (better) version of what I'm about to write; read it here. Because…

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish underwent season-ending elbow ligament replacement surgery Tuesday, March 13, 2015. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 06: Robinson Chirinos #61 of the Texas Rangers doubles in the third inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on May 6, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Spring training is right around the corner!! f you can't see it live, this may be the best way to watch baseball. #Baseball #MLB

Texas Rangers players, including Adrian Beltre (center), dance together in the locker room after their 9-2 division-clinching win during the Los Angeles Angels vs. the Texas Rangers major league baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Sunday, October 4, 2015. (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News)

Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas