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ALEX RIOS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Royals, Alex Rios, and Hitting Everything in Sight

You might expect the Kansas City Royals to have a big offseason after their fabled run to the World Series that reignited a love of baseball in the entire region of Missouri which doesn’t root for the Cardinals. Maybe they would sign someone to fill the offensive power void and boost run production, or try […]
Via Fangraphs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios And Problems of Perception

Why Alex Rios can't win the battle of optics when it comes to his contract
Via Fangraphs
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Alex Rios For One Year Make Sense For Mets?

This month, Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors profiled free-agent Alex Rios, concluding that the 11 year veteran would earn $8.5 million on a one year deal. As we’ve seen from Sandy Alderson, he always prefers short-term contracts to lengthy, multi-year deals. Rios will be on the market and could make a let of sense if Alderson chooses to wait for players like Brandon Nimmo and...
Via Mets Merized Online
October 27, 2014  |  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
October 15, 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

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

Rangers Rumors: Texas Could Trade Alex Rios

The Texas Rangers, even with an approximate $130.7 million payroll (according to BaseballReference.com), might be selling at this year's trade deadline. The team is currently sitting in fourth place in the American League West with a 37-43 record, 13 games behind the leading Oakland Athletics. One player that could be on the radar to be moved is outfielder Alex Rios, who has a solid...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 29, 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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