ARLINGTON -- The Rangers have a new song for 2012.
Reliever Mike Adams called up some friends of his and now a three-minute song, "Texas Back at It" is available for 99 cents on iTunes. The song is by INK, featuring rappers Illicit, Zica, and Pain, mentions nearly every player on the 25-man roster, including Michael Young, Yu Darvish, Neftali Feliz, Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre.
"I called him up and asked if he would make a song for the Rangers. And they did," said Adams. "The guys loved it. They wanted to hear it over and over. After a victory, I think we'll play that song."
Adams, who spent three full seasons with the Padres before being picked up by the Rangers in 2011, said that he met the Seattle-based group in San Diego during Spring Training. He had them make songs for the Padres before carrying over the tradition to the Rangers this year.