ELVIS ANDRUS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Despite being signed to a lucrative long-term contract, 26-year-old Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus has yet to make good on the deal. As the Dallas Morning News reported, he's off to another statistically rough start in 2015. When compared to his peers, Andrus ranks 28th in Wins Above Replacement (WAR) among qualifying shortstops in the league, leaving him with much to be...
The Texas Rangers are in Oakland to open up the season against their division rivals. The A’s do not look like the same team who made the playoffs last season. Billy Beane was wheeling and dealing this offseason. The team has many new faces on the roster, but a familiar face the Ranger might be seeing for years to come is opening day start Sonny Gray.
Gray will be facing a healthy...
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In the midst of the Texas Rangers’ abysmal 2014 that saw them go just 67-95, shortstop Elvis Andrus slumped to his worst season as a pro. The Rangers number two hitter hit just .263 with an on-base percentage of .314, both career lows. He provided little power, but perhaps the most disappointing thing was the severe drop in steals, down...
The Texas Rangers projected Opening Day lineup for 2015:
Yu Darvish the projected opening day starter for the Rangers
Shin-Soo Choo OF
Elvis Andrus SS
Prince Fielder 1B
Adrian Beltre 3B
Mitch Moreland DH
Michael Choice OF
Leonys Martin OF
Robinson Chirinos C
Rougned Odor 2B
Pitching Yu Darvish
Shin-Soo Choo is coming off an injury-riddled year. His ankle seemed to bother him all...
Since breaking into the majors in 2009, Elvis Andrus has tallied the sixth-most PA in baseball with 3,974, or 662 per season. If you start the counter from 2010, his second season, Andrus is tops among all. That’s what happens when you play every day batting leadoff for what has mostly been a prolific offense.
I say mostly because whatever dreck the Rangers were trotting out last...
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 Vine Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus was drilled by a Matt Shoemaker pick-off attempt Sunday night during a Shin-Soo Choo at bat. It hurt. And the ESPN mic was there to make it known. Warning: explicit language.
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 by...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Abraham Lincoln-look beard for the Texas Rangers Elvis Andrus is no more.
Andrus, who let his beard grow during the offseason and throughout the first part of the season, showed up at Globe Life Ballpark with a tightly-shaved beard similar to his look in his first for seasons with the Rangers.
While plenty was made of Andrus' look, he didn't see it as...
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SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus has the beard of a grizzled, wise veteran.
Manager Ron Washington said the beard was Abraham Lincoln like.
Because of the turnover in the Rangers clubhouse over the last couple of seasons, Andrus also has the status of a grizzled, wise veteran. At the ripe old age of 25.
It's a role Andrus is comfortable with as he...