Ian Kinsler was on the way to Rangers Ballpark with teammate Michael Young when they saw the warnings on highway signs to take shelter immediately.
With heavy storms moving through the region and producing multiple tornadoes Tuesday afternoon, the Texas Rangers stars heeded the warning.
''We were on the way here and we turned back around and went back home,'' Kinsler said when he finally arrived at the ballpark.
Workers at Rangers Ballpark took shelter in hallways during a pair of tornado warnings when the strong storm front passed through the area hours before the two-time defending American League champions played the Mexico City Red Devils.
Team spokesman John Blake said there was no structural damage at the stadium.
Rangers catcher Mike Napoli posted a video taken from the dugout by catcher Zach Zaneski, a non-roster invitee still with the team for the exhibition game.
''While they were out there, I was inside being safe,'' Napoli said. '...