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Rangers Injury Updates: Alexi Ogando, Tanner Scheppers

The Texas Rangers moved back to the .500 mark at 30-30 with an 8-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. They are staying within striking distance of the top teams in the division despite a pitching staff that is 27th in the league in ERA. The Rangers could use some arms to bolster the staff. There is some mixed news on the injury front regarding two injured pitchers, Tanner...
Via MLB Injury News
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alexi Ogando put on DL with elbow inflammation

The Texas Rangers placed right handed relief pitcher Alexi Ogando on the disabled list with elbow inflammation and recalled lefty reliever Aaron Poreda from Triple-A Round Rock, reports T.R. Sullivan of In 27 appearances, Ogando was 2-3 with an ERA of 6.83, one save, seven holds and one blown save. Ogando complained of inflammation in his right elbow after the Rangers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ogando leads bullpen meltdown for Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas - Alexi Ogando hasn't been the dominant reliever he once was this year for the Texas Rangers but over the last month he's been good enough to merit late-inning opportunities. He wasn't Tuesday night in the return of Nelson Cruz to Globe Life Park. Ogando, called on in a 2-2 tie against Baltimore in the eighth inning, started a disastrous frame for the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Alexi Ogando (hand) leaves game

The Texas Rangers (20-23), who have the longest injury list in all of baseball, may have lost another pitcher. Right-handed reliever Alexi Ogando had to leave in the eighth inning of  Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays (23-21) when a Brett Lawrie grounder bounced off Ogando's bare hand (video here). The team's PR deparement tweeted,Ogando diagnosed with a...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexi Ogando’s struggles could get him bumped from the Rangers’ rotation

Alexi Ogando was slated for the Rangers’ rotation, but after back-to-back poor outings–including an early exit yesterday that had coaches worried he might be injured–T.R. Sullivan of reports that the right-hander could get bumped to the bullpen. Ogando has served in a setup role for the Rangers previously with a lot of success, but Sullivan writes that this time he...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Disable Alexei Ogando

The Texas Rangers have placed starter Alexei Ogando on the disabled list, with what has been reported as nerve inflammation in his shoulder.  Not the kind of news that the Rangers wanted to hear, as they gear up for the stretch run. Ogando skipped his last start for the Texas Rangers, after he complained of soreness in the shoulder last week.  Ogando was then sent for testing and...
Via Sports Blog Talk
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The Enigma of Alexi Ogando

Right hand pitcher Alexi Ogando is an enigma. Ever since his major league debut in 2010, the 29 year-old has been toying with the hearts of the front office and fans alike. In one appearance, Ogando will shut down an opponent’s offense with an upper 90′s fastball and power slider and in his next appearance he will labor through stressful innings with zero command of the strike...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ogando still being slowed by inflammation

ARLINGTON, Texas Some pitchers on the mend are making progress for the Texas Rangers but that's not the case for all of them. Texas right-hander Alexi Ogando, who is on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, is still being slowed and has not been able to throw a bullpen yet. "I still have a little inflammation in my shoulder," Ogando said. "It&...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers’ Alexi Ogando: Starter Or Reliever?

Alexi Ogando, starter or reliever? If you are a fan of the Texas Rangers, you have been hearing this debate wage on for a number of seasons. This debate seems to have split the fan base down the middle much like the “trade or keep Jurickson Profar” battle. It has been beaten to death over and over again about what the Rangers should do with the hard throwing right hander, but...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Ogando looks ready to return after rehab start

ARLINGTON, Texas Right-handed starter Alexi Ogando looks close to returning to the active roster after an impressive rehab stint Friday night at AA Frisco. Ogando threw 60 pitches in six innings and allowed two unearned runs on four hits. Ogando struck out four and walked none. The runs he allowed came on a home run after an error extended the sixth inning. Rangers manager Ron...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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