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Rangers’ layoff plans show how much things have changed

Regarding the Rangers, who will receive a reminder this week of the organization’s ongoing culture change. 1. Not only five days between games, but five days without a game leading into a swing through Florida that will feature matches in Sunrise on Saturday and in Tampa on Monday. In the good old days — all the way back to, say, 2017-18 — the Rangers likely would have embarked for the sun and surf no later than Wednesday. Probably would have been a couple of practices. But there’d have been beach time, too. No question. Now, Rye Beach at the other end of 287 is about as close as they’ll come this week. For the Rangers will be treated to a four-day David Quinn boot camp at the club’s very own training facility in beauteou ...