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ELVIS ANDRUS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Opinion: Was signing Elvis Andrus long-term a mistake?

In 2013, the Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus signed a 8yr/$120M extension. The right-handed hitter hit .271, 67 RBI, with a 157 games played in 2013. The twenty-six year old played unacceptably last season as well, hitting .263, 41 RBI, playing 157 games. As shown, Andrus’ problem isn’t staying healthy, its simply putting the ball in play. This offseason, Andrus’s name...
Via On-Base Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Elvis Andrus Still Valuable?

Over the summer at ESPN and FG+, I wrote a piece that investigated just how terribly the recent trend of long-term extensions for players at least two years away from free agency had gone. While Ryan Howard was the obvious poster boy for “Wow, that was a bad idea,” the future deals given to Ryan Zimmerman, […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees "intrigued" by Elvis Andrus

According to a report from Joel Sherman, the Yankees are "intrigued" by the idea of trading for Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus.As opposed to being "captivated" or "fascinated," or "enchanted."Maybe they are "transfixed." Or "beguiled."I doubt they are "smitten." I hope they are not "infatuated."The...

Report: Yankees 'intrigued' by Elvis Andrus

Could the heir apparent to Derek Jeter be a Texas Ranger? Well, maybe. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Yankees are “intrigued” by Texas shortstop Elvis Andrus, who is still owed $120 million through 2022. The Yankees would have to feel Andrus is a buy-low candidate whose downturn on both sides of the ball in 2014 was reversible and that, at 26, his best...
Via The Outside Corner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Elvis Andrus, Adrian Beltre argue over territory

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre and shortstop Elvis Andrus had a minor argument over their infield territory during the seventh inning of Monday night's game in Seattle.It happened in the seventh inning as Mariners batter DH Kendrys Morales hit a popup to the left side of the infield for the second out. After Beltre gave up on the ball to allow Andrus to catch it on...
Via Holdout Sports
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Umpire Laz Diaz changes his mind on a strike call

Your browser does not support iframes.Home plate umpire Laz Diaz didn't exactly help his credibility by changing a strike call to a ball during Saturday's Washington Nationals game against the visiting Texas Rangers.It happened in the top of the fourth inning as Rangers batter Elvis Andrus had a 1-0 count. The next pitch from Nationals pitcher Doug Fister was called a strike...
Via Holdout Sports
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Elvis Andrus slips while covering second, still makes tag on attempted steal (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus showed his athletic ability by making the tag at second base on an attempted steal despite slipping and sliding in front of second base during Tuesday night's game in Anaheim. It happened in the sixth inning as Los Angeles Angels runner Erick Aybar tried to steal on a 1-0 pitch. Andrus slipped...
Via Holdout Sports
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers take a gamble with Andrus extension

Over the weekend, news broke of huge extensions being signed by Justin Verlander and Buster Posey. The two former MVPs got paid, handsomely. Add one more key player getting a lengthy extension to that list, as news has now broke of shortstop Elvis Andrus and the Texas Rangers agreeing to an 8-year, $120 million dollar extension. This new extension start after the 2014 season, which...
Via The Victory Formation
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Tattoo forces Rangers' Andrus to miss game

Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus, who showed off a huge new tattoo of his late father on Twitter Wednesday, was out of the Texas lineup Thursday because of sensitivity in the area. Texas manager Ron Washington said Andrus was originally supposed to play but was scratched because of the tattoo on his left arm. Washington said he was glad Andrus decided to get the work done in...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss
STINK OVER INK

Andrus out of lineup because of tattoo?

Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus reportedly will miss Thursday's spring training game because a new tattoo is causing him discomfort.

Via Tireball.com
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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