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DELINO DESHIELDS RUMORS

Delino DeShields ROS BABIP

View image | gettyimages.com .286 BABIP for a guy like Delino DeShields is unreasonable. He's one of the fastest guys in the league, his Baseline BABIP should be well above .300 as he can turn groundouts into infield singles.   Looking at batted ball data, .315 is what I calculated his expected BABIP to be going forwards.   DeShields has 13.6% infield hit%. League...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' DeShields calls Prince Fielder 'Uncle Phil', has his own fun nickname

The Texas Rangers are having fun right now, winning ballgames and enjoying the exciting first few days of super prospect Joey Gallo's career. The energetic play of Delino DeShields, son of former Major Leaguer Delino, has made his presence felt as well. As a result, he and slugger Prince Fielder have developed some amusing nicknames for each other.As DeShields told Cut4, Fielder...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Delino DeShields Named American League Rookie of the Month

Texas Rangers outfielder Delino DeShields sprinted around the basepaths throughout May, racing to an American League Rookie of the Month honor. Delino DeShields has been selected as the American League Rookie of Month for May. — John Blake (@RangerBlake) June 3, 2015 The 22-year-old racked up 22 runs and 10 stolen bases, getting caught just once. DeShields swiped three bags...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Young DeShields making a strong impression on Rangers

Delino DeShields wasn't exactly expected to be a linchpin of the 2015 Texas Rangers prior to the season, but he's definitely earning rave reviews so far.Picked up in the Rule 5 Draft from the Houston Astros, the Rangers (and GM Jon Daniels) saw value in the young player, who otherwise has had to battle long odds to make it to the Majors.Cody Stavenhagen of MLB.com wrote a profile...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros prospect DeShields Jr. takes 90 mph fastball to the face

How does a batter look after he takes a 90 mph fastball to the face? Houston Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. has the answer, and it isn't pretty. DeShields managed to walk off the field under his own power after getting hit Friday night while playing for the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks in Frisco, TX against the RoughRiders. He is expected to be out several weeks with a broken...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Delino DeShields Jr's swollen face after HBP is nasty (PHOTO)

On Friday night, Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. took a 90 mph fastball to the face during a Double-A game. Amazingly, he managed to walk off the field under his own power, but anytime a player takes pitch to the head, it is scary.DeShields later posted an un-photoshopped selfie and, I think he'd agree, the result is cartoonish:Shoutout to my brother for taking a 90mph fastball...
Via The Other Paper
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. hit in face by pitch, taken to hospital

Houston Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. was taken to hospital last night after being hit in the head by a pitch, reports Brian McTaggart of MLB.com. The incident happened while DeShields was playing for Double-A Corpus Christi in Frisco.According to McTaggart, DeShields was struck in the right side of his face in the top of the seventh inning but did manage to walk off the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 17 UNC women beat No. 10 NC State 89-82

Diamond DeShields set a school freshman record with 38 points to help No. 17 North Carolina beat No. 10 North Carolina State 89-82 on Sunday. Fellow rookie Allisha Gray scored 15 of her 18 points after halftime in her own big performance for the Tar Heels (20-6, 8-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who beat a top-10 opponent on the road for the second time this week. UNC earned its first...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

DeShields leads No. 17 UNC past No. 3 Duke 89-78

Freshman Diamond DeShields knew Cameron Indoor Stadium can be tough on visitors - especially those from hated rival North Carolina. She didn't expect the Cameron Crazies would be this easy to tune out. DeShields scored a season-high 30 points in the 17th-ranked Tar Heels' 89-78 upset of No. 3 Duke on Monday night. The daughter of ex-major league infielder Delino DeShields hit...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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