As their early-stages battle with the Indians and the contenders within the AL East for the league’s No. 1 playoff seed unfolds, the Rangers will get one of their key bullpen pieces back. Although, it turns out he didn’t miss that much time. Texas reinstated Jake Diekman from the 15-day disabled list and designated swing […] The post Rangers reinstate Jake Diekman, DFA Cesar...
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The Rangers have designated pitcher Cesar Ramos for assignment to make room for left-handed reliever Jake Diekman, who was activated off the disabled list.
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Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman briefly waded into politics Tuesday night before deleting his tweet asking why Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton isn't in jail.Diekman was reacting to a story about an ex-Cardinals scouting director who was sentenced to 46 months in jail Tuesday for hacking into the Houston Astros' computer personnel database.Diekman tweeted: "46 months...
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It always seems that baseball players can go on the disabled list for the most bizarre of injuries. Pitcher Jamie Easterly injured his back in the 1980’s when he stepped in a gopher hole while doing a backwards running drill. Wade Boggs missed a week of action after he strained his back while trying to put on cowboy boots. And who could forget Ryan Dempster needing to spend some...
The Rangers were without reliever Jake Diekman and outfielder Shin-Soo Choo for the first game of their three-game series with the Cubs on Friday. Diekman was placed on the disabled list with a lacerated left index finger, retroactive to July 6, and Choo is day to day with tightness in his lower back.
11 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) A cut from a broken souvenir beer mug has landed Texas Rangers reliever Jake Diekman on the 15-day disabled list. Diekman hurt his left index finger while reaching into his luggage for a beer mug he bought at the bar Cheers in Boston. The mug had broken in his bag, and a piece of glass pierced his finger. The left-hander was replaced Friday by right-hander Keone...
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The Texas Rangers have been playing good ball this season and currently have the best record in the American League. Considering they’re in really good shape as the All-Star break approaches, you wouldn’t view them as a team with many weaknesses. They don’t feel they have many either, but one area GM Jon Daniels says the club would like to improve is in the bullpen. “The...
When three bullpen hopefuls left Clearwater near the end of March, Jake Diekman of the Philadelphia Phillies never realized that quick demotions were ahead for the other two relievers. However, getting another chance in Philly is Justin De Fratus, while BJ Rosenberg returned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley after a month on the seven-day disabled list in the minors. Please, scroll down...
When three bullpen hopefuls left Clearwater near the end of March, Jake Diekman of the Philadelphia Phillies never realized that quick demotions were ahead for the other two relievers. However, getting another chance in Philly is Justin De Fratus, while BJ Rosenberg returns to Triple-A Lehigh Valley after a month on the seven-day disabled list in the minors. Please, scroll down...
Storyline: Trial by Fire for 2 PhilliesUnder the radar due to a disappointing finish in 2013 was the overlooked performance of Jake Diekman for the Philadelphia Phillies in game 161. The same can be said of BJ Rosenberg, who had an even tougher three outs. TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not...
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