UPDATED: Texas Rangers Injury Notes: Joe Saunders, Matt Harrison

The Texas Rangers climbed above .500 (8-7) last night with an exciting bottom-of-the-ninth win over the Seattle Mariners, but were disappointed by news that starters Joe Saunders and Matt Harrison may both remain on the DL longer than hoped. Saunders, who was hit in the left ankle by a comebacker in his first start on April 4, felt persistent pain when he tried to "ramp it...
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Rangers' Joe Saunders hits the Disabled List

The Texas Rangers seem to have a revolving door between their starting rotation and the disabled list.  Off to a slow start at 3-4, the Rangers can attribute a lot of that to the 4.95 ERA that their starters have produced.  That stands as the current fifth worst rotation in baseball.  Now comes news that yet another starting pitcher, Joe Saunders, needs some time off.  From...
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Saunders heads to DL with bruised left foot

The Rangers have put pitcher Joe Saunders on the disabled list with a bruised left foot, and the club has recalled pitcher Daniel McCutchen from Double-A Frisco. Saunders was hit by a line drive in his last start, Friday against the Rays at Tropicana Field. The Rangers have not announced who will replace Saunders in the rotation, but it could be Colby Lewis.
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Rangers' Joe Saunders exits Friday's game with bruised ankle

The Texas Rangers dropped to 2-2 on the season following an 8-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night. Rangers' starter Joe Saunders took the loss after allowing five runs, six hits, a home run and three walks in 3 2/3 innings. As hard as he was hit, he left the game following being hit by a line drive off the bat of Rays' third baseman Evan Longoria Keith Allison ...
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Joe Saunders exits early with bruised left ankle; Rangers remain snakebitten

In early March, the Rangers made an emergency signing of Joe Saunders to patch up their injury-ravaged rotation, having lost Derek Holland and Matt Harrison. The Rangers had another scare when Yu Darvish was forced to miss his Opening Day start due to a neck injury, though he didn’t require a stint on the disabled list. This is pitchers only, mind you, as the Rangers have also...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Saunders exits early, Rangers score late

After a really busy week, I was so excited to sit on my couch and watch the game tonight.  Until I started watching the game. Joe Saunders was unimpressive (to say the least) in his first start in a Rangers uniform.  That first inning was downright ugly.  I mean, he struck out the first batter.  […]
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Joe Saunders diagnosed with bruised ankle

getty images Texas Rangers pitcher Joe Saunders left Friday nights start after being hit with a comebacker. The veteran left hander had x-rays taken and was later diagnosed with a bruised ankle. While Saunders appears to have avoided a serious injury his time in the Rangers rotation could be short lived as it appears to be just a matter of time before he is replaced by Colby Lewis...
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Twins Rumors: Minnesota interested in Joe Saunders if price is right

The Minnesota Twins have shown interest in left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders the last two years. Last year, they made Saunders a one-year, $8 million offer, but he chose to take a similar offer from the Seattle Mariners. Now a free agent, the Twins are still expressing interest.Darren Wolfson of reports that the Twins remain interested in Saunders if the price is right...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles defeat Rangers in American League wildcard, advance to ALDS

The Baltimore Orioles are moving on after beating the Texas Rangers in the one-game wild card playoff held tonight in Arlington. Orioles pitcher Joe Saunders gave the Orioles 5 2/3  innings before he handed the game over to the bullpen. Darren O’Day came in and pitched 2 innings giving up only one hit before he was replaced by Brian Matusz. Jim Johnson came in to close out the...
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Saunders looks to stay hot vs. slumping Nats

While the Washington Nationals boast baseball's best team ERA, the pitcher that leads the majors in that category hails from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Joe Saunders looks to continue his impressive start and help the Diamondbacks win a fourth straight game Wednesday night against the slumping Nationals. After recording a 5.93 April ERA a year ago, Saunders (2-1, 0.90 ERA) has...
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May 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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