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Short Hops Podcast: Rangers Get Rios

Bernie Pleskoff

Bernie Pleskoff is a former professional scout for the Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners.

Derek VanRiper

Derek is the Director of Media for, where he's been a two-time finalist for the FSWA's Baseball Writer of the Year award, and winner of the Best Football Article on the Web (2009) and Best Baseball Article on the Web (2010) awards. Derek also co-hosts RotoWire's shows on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (XM 87, Sirius 210).

In the third episode of Short Hops, DVR and Bernie talk about the Rangers' addition of Alex Rios, the futures of Tommy Hanson and Josh Johnson, and gauge the value of Oscar Taveras following his season-ending ankle injury.

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