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Alex Rios and the Royals’ Right Field Dilemma

When they Royals signed Alex Rios to a one-year deal for $11 million, including a buyout on a mutual option for 2016, they were gambling on the 34-year old being healthy following an injury-riddled 2014 season that led to him hitting just 4 home runs. It may not have been a spectacular move, but it […]
Via Pine Tar Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals trade rumors: Alex Rios edition

Offseason acquisition Alex Rios has not been as productive as the club would like to this point in the season ( The Kansas City Royals have continued their hot start this season sweeping the Milwaukee Brewers in a four game split home/away series this past week, and although they fell to the Boston Red Sox last evening, they still hold a 2.5 game lead in the American...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight Royals in the All-Star starting lineup? If fans are going to vote, this is okay

View image | Major League Baseball released the latest All-Star ballot voting yesterday, creating an outrage among many in the media and fans. Eight - yes eight - Kansas City Royals are in the lead at their positions. All but Alex Rios (pictured right) of the Royals starting lineup...
Via Philliedelphia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: The importance of Alex Rios

Alex Rios gives the Royals the best chance for success in right field this season. ( The Kansas City Royals have gotten off to a strong start in the first half of the 2015 season and currently have seven All-Star Game starters to back up their performance. Although the team has gotten contributions from numerous different players throughout the season to this...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios Set To Return To Royals Lineup

CLEVELAND, OH – AUGUST 3: Alex Rios #51 of the Texas Rangers singles to drive in a run in the first inning of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 3, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) The Kansas City Royals have been plagued with injuries early into the 2015 season. The list includes four pitchers, a catcher, and an outfielder...
Via The Sports Journal
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Picking up where they left off

Alex Rios and teammates celebrate Monday afternoon during at 12-3 victory at Target Field ( The Kansas City Royals began the postseason last year after their Wild Card matchup with the Oakland Athletics with an 8-0 record and two series sweeps against the Los Angeles Angels and the Baltimore Orioles. Fast forward six months and the Royals are doing it again. The...
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' Rios unfazed by trade talk

ARLINGTON, Texas - Alex Rios understands that Wednesday night's game with Texas could be his final one in a Rangers' uniform. Rios, who batted third for Texas, said he's enjoyed his time with the club but understands that it's a business and the outfielder is a commodity for a last-place team with the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday afternoon. "You have to understand that part...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 30, 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 that...
Via Holdout Sports
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Robertson fractures face in collision with Alex Rios

Texas Rangers outfielder Daniel Robertson suffered a fractured cheekbone on Thursday after he collided with Alex Rios’ knee while trying to make a play on a ball that was falling between right and center field. Robertson went into a dive while Rios went into a slide, and the 28-year-old rookie’s face paid the price. As […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Teammates poke fun at Rios' strikeouts

If Alex Rios was looking for sympathy after his four-strikeout night in Monday's 4-0 Texas win over Houston, his own clubhouse wasn't the place to find it. Rios, who's four whiffs were one shy of his career high, got a reminder from his teammates about his Monday night exploits when he showed up at Minute Maid Park for Tuesday's game. The cut-out of a guitar had a nice inscription...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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