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Royals fall under .500 with rubber game loss to Rangers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Delino DeShields homered in the seventh to break a tie and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Sunday.DeShields, who was recalled Thursday from Triple-A Round Rock, walked and doubled before leading off the seventh with his third home run. DeShields hit a 2-1 pitch from Luke Hochevar out to left.The loss dropped the Royals to 48-49, the first...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeShields homers as Rangers top Royals 2-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Delino DeShields homered in the seventh to break a tie and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Sunday. DeShields, who was recalled Thursday from Triple-A Round Rock, walked and doubled before leading off the seventh with his third home run. DeShields hit a 2-1 pitch from Luke Hochevar out to left. The loss dropped the Royals to 48-49,...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeShields' dinger lifts Rangers after duel in KC

After a solid start by right-hander Edinson Volquez on Sunday, Kansas City turned the ball over to Luke Hochevar in the seventh, and for the second straight day, the Royals' bullpen wasn't able to get the job done. Delino DeShields hit a go-ahead homer to left-center field, and the Rangers held on for 2-1 win at Kauffman Stadium.
Via Rangers.com
5 days ago

Delino DeShields on Creating Chaos and Crossing the Plate

When I first talked to Delino DeShields, he was 20 years old and finishing up a season in which he hit .287/.389/.428, with 12 home runs, between Low-A and High-A. More notable is the fact that he stole 101 bases. Hardly anyone noticed. That same year, Billy Hamilton swiped an unprecedented 155. The introduction to the 2012 interview included the following suggestion: “DeShields...
Via Fangraphs
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Delino DeShields Can Run Away From His Problems

The Rangers won on Friday in no small part because of Rougned Odor‘s baserunning after he got to first. But no less impressive was Delino DeShields‘ baserunning on his way to first. In the 14th inning, this happened, immediately following the single that made the difference in the game. So while it turned out this RBI was unnecessary, it might’ve also been the single most incredible...
Via Fangraphs
October 09, 2015  |  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
June 03, 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

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 Associated Press
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 Associated Press
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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