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ALEX RIOS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rangers decline option on Alex Rios, will become a free agent after World Series

The Texas Rangers have declined the $14 million option on Alex Rios, and will buy out his contract for $2 million. Although he’s probably not going to get very many big offers, he’s more than likely to get some good short term deals. At 33, it may look like his career is in a big decline, but he has some baseball left in him. Injuries limited his production in the second half...
Via On-Base Talk
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers decline option on Alex Rios

Alex Rios had a horrible season for the Texas Rangers in 2014. The outfielder suffered from injuries during the second of the season which hampered his production. Rios was due to make $14 million in 2015 if the team picked up his option, instead they chose to pay him $2 million. The Rangers are declining outfielder Alex Rios’ $14 million option, as expected. The club chose...
Via My Sports Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers decline $14 million option on OF Rios

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios will become a free agent after the World Series. The Rangers have declined a $14 million option for 2015, and will pay Rios a $2 million buyout. After Wednesday's decision, they could still work out another deal for Rios to return next season. Rios was acquired from the White Sox in August 2013 after then-Texas slugger...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Fan Shot: Should the Mets Pursue Alex Rios?

An MMO Fan Shot by yfern328 Now that Texas declined Alex Rios‘ option, should the Mets be interested in Rios on a one-year deal? Something like a Chris Young deal? Although Rios’ drop in power numbers was a bit alarming, he still managed to hit 30 doubles and 8 triples. I like him as a buy-low guy who could be a great one year stopgap until prospects like Brandon Nimmo are ready...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers decline $14M option for OF Alex Rios

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios will become a free agent after the World Series. The Rangers have declined a $14 million option for 201, and will pay Rios a $2 million buyout. After Wednesday's decision, they could still work out another deal for Rios to return next season. Rios was acquired from the White Sox in August 2013 after then-Texas slugger...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers decline $14 million option on outfielder Alex Rios

The Rangers are declining outfielder Alex Rios' $14 million option, as expected. The club chose instead to pay the $2 million buyout on the veteran outfielder, who now becomes a free agent. Word is, the team has informed Rios of its decision, which would not come as a surprise to him following a year in which he struggled with thumb and ankle injuries. Rios has been a solid...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Alex Rios done in Texas

Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios is out for the season with a bruised thumb, according to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com. Rios has been struggling with a thumb injury for a large part of the second half and he is finally to the point where he sees no value in continuing to play. The thumb injury has apparently also been an infection risk and that has made the problem worse.#454542032...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios, Jake Smolinski

Texas Rangers do not have a healthy outfielder and are unsure if they will get either Alex Rios or Jake Smolinski back before the end of the season.  Rios experienced a setback in his ailing thumb when it became infected last week.  Smolinski is more likely to return, as he is taking batting practice after being sidelined with a fractured foot.Rios has not played often in the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Rios drops fly ball, charged with 3-base error

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers right fielder Alex Rios was charged with a three-base error after a fly ball bounced out of his glove during the sixth inning of Tuesday night's game against the N.Y. Yankees.Yankees batter Brett Gardner hit a fly ball to right-center field, with Rios was chasing the ball along with center fielder Leonys Martin. It appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Umpire Angel Hernandez blows another call, Hawk Harrelson rightfully goes nuts (Video)

Another day, another blown call by MLB umpire Angel Hernandez at a critical juncture in a game. Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field, the Chicago White Sox were tied 3-3 with the visiting Miami Marlins and had loaded the bases with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning. White Sox batter Alex Rios hit a ground ball to shortstop and the Marlins turned the 6-4-3 double play. ...
Via Holdout Sports
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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