Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers sits on the ground and looks on after committing a throwing error against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on September 16, 2014 in Oakland, Ca. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images)
The whole saying, “I hate losing more than I like winning” is in its most truest form for the Texas Rangers.
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...
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...
Elvis Andrus will do anything he can to help his teammates. Even if it involves attempting one of the most embarrassing swings of the season.
The Texas Rangers shortstop put his pride on the line in the ninth inning of Monday night’s contest against the Oakland A’s when he flailed at a pitchout from A’s pitcher Dan Otero.
Andrus had good reason to swing, as teammate Michael...
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...