Rangers' Nicholas to have left knee surgery

Rangers catcher Brett Nicholas is scheduled to undergo surgery on Friday to repair the medial meniscus in his left knee. He is expected to be out until sometime in April.
March 09, 2017

Rangers minor league report (6/13): Catcher Brett Nicholas doubles twice in Triple-A Round Rock's 6-0 loss

Notable Monday performances from prospects in the Rangers' minor league system.Triple-A Round Rock: C Brett Nicholas had two doubles in a 6-0 loss to New Orleans. Veteran RHP Kyle Lohse (2-3) took the loss, giving up two earned runs in six innings. His ERA is 5.35 at Triple-A.Double-A Frisco: SS Luis Mendez's two-run single in the sixth gave Frisco a 4-2 win over Midland in Game...
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June 13, 2016

Rangers option C Brett Nicholas to Triple-A

The Texas Rangers have decided to move catcher Brett Nicholas to the Triple-A Round Rock Express. Nicholas has been in the organization since he was selected by Texas in the sixth round of the 2010 Draft, and made his debut this season at age 27. Across his first ten big-league games, Nicholas had been hitting for a promising slash line of .257/.333/.543. The move is just the latest...
Via Today's Knuckleball
May 04, 2016

Rangers option Brett Nicholas to Triple-A Round Rock for Bobby Wilson

TORONTO - The Rangers will not go with three catchers. At least not for now.Check back when the bullpen is at full strength again.The Rangers on Wednesday optioned C Brett Nicholas back to Triple-A Round Rock to make room for newly-acquired C Bobby Wilson on the 25-man roster. General manager Jon Daniels had said Tuesday that keeping three catchers was a possibility. Any chance...
Via SportsDay
May 04, 2016

Betances, Nicholas, and the improbability of life

People often posit that baseball or unpredictable, or, less eloquently perhaps, that you “can’t predict ball.” At face value this statement is unequivocally true. You cannot predict baseball. Despite the advanced projection systems and good, old-fashioned intuition, we still find accurately forecasting baseball troublesome at best. However, the sport itself is not the problem...
Via BP Bronx
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Lewis, Nicholas lead Rangers past Seattle 7-3

SEATTLE (AP) It took an inning for Colby Lewis and rookie catcher Brett Nicholas to get in sync, but after that it was a successful night for both of them and the Texas Rangers. Lewis allowed one run on four hits over six innings against Seattle's struggling offense and Nicholas had two hits and threw out a runner at second in his major league debut to lead the Rangers to a 7-3...
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April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Nicholas helps guide Lewis' gem in MLB debut

Rangers catcher Brett Nicholas didn't have the eye-catching Major League debut Monday that Nomar Mazara had on Sunday. After all, he had just one double and a single compared to Mazara's two singles and home run.
April 12, 2016

The 'goosebump' moment Brett Nicholas shared with grandfather after making his major league debut

SEATTLE - The hearing aids are pretty useless for Frank McCabe, so he carries a white board around with him and family and friends can write questions down and then he can answer.There are some things, though, that don't even have to be written.The white board was in his lap Monday night when McCabe, 92, was wheeled on to the field after the Rangers' 7-3 win. It just kind of sat...
Via SportsDay
April 12, 2016

Nicholas debuts with grandfather, 92, in seats

Rangers catcher Brett Nicholas achieved two dreams in one on Monday night at Safeco Field.
April 11, 2016

Why Brett Nicholas' major league debut will be even more special

SEATTLE - It was supposed to be a pretty cool night in Seattle.And we're not talking about the chilly temperature.Rangers catcher Brett Nicholas, who ended a six-year minor league sojourn with his callup Sunday, was to make his major league debut in front of a group of 25 family members, including his wife Rachel, his parents, Bev and Gene, and his 92-year-old grandfather. Nicholas...
Via SportsDay
April 11, 2016

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