COLBY LEWIS RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Texas Rangers have re-signed pitcher Colby Lewis to a minor league deal.
Lewis, 34, offers the Rangers a low-risk, high-reward as there is little to no financial loss for the team should he fail to perform out of spring training.
Arm injuries and a hip surgery have kept Lewis off the field since midway through the 2012 season.
Starting pitcher Colby Lewis last pitched in the Major Leagues in July of 2012 because of surgery on his right shoulder. He may get another chance to pitch again in 2014. Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star announced that the Rangers have offered Lewis a Minor League contract. Lewis did not accept it — at least not yet — because he wants to see what other offers he can get.
Colby Lewis hasn’t thrown a pitch in the majors since July 18, 2012 due to elbow and hip surgeries, but that hasn’t stopped the Rangers from attempting to bring him back.
According to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com, Rangers general manager Jon Daniels confirmed today that the club made an offer to Lewis and are currently awaiting a response. Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The best postseason pitcher the Texas Rangers have will take the mound for Monday night's American League tiebreaker game.
Unfortunately for the Rangers, Colby Lewis won't be starting but will instead be throwing out the first pitch.
It will mark the first time Lewis has been on the mound at Rangers Ballpark since the 2012 season. Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan...
ARLINGTON, Texas Colby Lewis and his new right hip would love a chance to pitch for the Texas Rangers in 2014.
But Lewis, who had right hip surgery three weeks ago, said he hasn't had any talks with the Rangers about any kind of deal for next year.
That doesn't mean it won't happen though for the free agent to be.
"I'd love to come back but I'm a free...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas right-hander Colby Lewis, who was originally slated to have bone spurs removed from his right hip, will have a more extensive procedure next week in New York instead.
Lewis will have hip joint resurfacing surgery instead, which Lewis said is similar to hip replacement.
Instead of a timeline of 6 to 8 weeks of recovery, it could take as long as six months...
Earlier this week, the Texas Rangers announced right-handed starting pitcher Colby Lewis would be shut down for the remainder of the season due to a hip injury that requires surgery. Lewis is a free agent at the end of the season, meaning his tenure in Texas could come to an inauspicious end. However, if the Rangers have it their way, Lewis will be back, as general manager Jon Daniels...
Texas Rangers right-hander Colby Lewis said he kept waiting for the morning he'd wake up and his right hip wasn't hurting him.
That moment never came and now Lewis' bid to pitch for the Rangers this season has come to an end.
Lewis, who was trying to come back from right flexor tendon surgery, will have bone spurs in his right hip removed by Dr. Thomas Byrd. Lewis will...
FRISCO, Texas -- Colby Lewis began the road back to the Texas rotation once again Wednesday night.
The right-hander did so feeling a lot better than the last time he began a rehab stint May 20 for Frisco.
Lewis threw 45 pitches for the Double-A Roughriders, allowing four runs in 2 23 innings against San Antonio.
"I actually felt pretty good," Lewis said. "I wanted...
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ARLINGTON, Texas Texas right-hander Colby Lewis was historically bad in his last start against Baltimore.
Tuesday night against Kansas City, Lewis was just bad and may have been his own worst enemy.
Lewis (3-3) allowed four runs in the first inning that was aided by his throwing error and seven overall as the Royals completed a two-game sweep of the Rangers with a 7-4 victory...