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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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios out with infected thumb

The injury plagued season continues for the Rangers, as Alex Rios will now sit out with an infected thumb, according to Adam Morris. Morris reports that Rios could miss at least a week due to his latest injury. The Rangers were eliminated from the playoffs earlier this week, and the terrible year keeps getting worse for baseballs worst team. Earlier this afternoon, manager Ron...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios sits to rest ailing thumb

The Texas Rangers have had a terrible season in which they are 52-80, a full 27 games behind the Los Angeles Angels in the American League West. They took some frustrations out last night on the Seattle Mariners with a 12-4 pounding. Rougned Odor hit a grand slam and Leonys Martin had three hits including a home run, to lead the attack. The Rangers were without Alex Rios, who...
Via MLB Injury News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Alex Rios clears waivers

Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios has cleared waivers, paving the way for him to possibly be traded, a source told ESPNDallas.com on Thursday. The Rangers have a team option on Rios for next season and general manager Jon Daniels has said that he's open to picking it up. However, Daniels has also said that he's open to trading players who will become free agents after the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Mets claim Alex Rios?

As of sometime yesterday, the Texas Rangers reportedly placed Alex Rios on revocable waivers. On August 4th, the Mets designated Bobby Abreu for assignment, meaning that there is now an open 40 man roster spot. So, should the Mets put in a waiver claim on Rios? First let’s get an idea about what waivers means. After the July 31st trade deadline, until seasons end (meaning after...
Via Mets360.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

August Trade Candidates: Texas Rangers Alex Rios

It seemed likely that Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios would be dealt before the July 31st trade deadline. The Rangers have been out of contention for some time, and while Rios’ numbers have declined this season, he’s only two years removed from an excellent 2012 campaign where he clubbed 25 home runs. Furthermore, his 2013 season resulted in a solid 3.1 fWAR. Last season...
Via Baseball News Source
August 06, 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...
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...
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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 29, 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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