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JOE SAUNDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Royals sign Saunders to minor-league deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals have signed veteran left-hander Joe Saunders, who was released by the Rangers last week, to a minor-league contract and plan to assign him to Triple-A Omaha. The Royals announced the move before their game Tuesday night at Tampa Bay. The 33-year-old Saunders was 0-5 with a 6.13 ERA in eight starts for the Rangers before he was released Friday. He also...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Saunders struggles as Texas slide hits seven

ARLINGTON, Texas - Texas manager Ron Washington knows there's no secret to his team breaking out of the slump they're in. The Rangers have to start hitting better and pitching better. At least for a night they got part of the equation right. Texas scored six times but the pitching struggles continued as Detroit handed Texas its seventh-consecutive loss 8-6 at Globe Life Park. The...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Joe Saunders activated from DL

Finally some good news for the injury-ridden Texas Rangers: Yu Darvish's sore neck will not stop him from starting on Sunday against the Washington Nationals despite a scare,  and they also got back lefty Joe Saunders from the disabled list. The verteran southpaw started Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Twins, going five shutout innings, allowing five hits, two walks and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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 up...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Tireball.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Joe Saunders signs

The Texas Rangers have reportedly ended all the speculation and signed Joe Saunders to a minor league contract.  The southpaw reportedly signed a non-guaranteed major league deal in the late afternoon Tuesday.  Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News first tweeted that he would be joining the Rangers and we got confirmation from Joel Sherman just minutes ago:"Can confirm @Evan_P_Grant Rangers ha...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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 1500espn.com reports that the Twins remain interested in Saunders if the price is right...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Rumors: Baltimore in Talks with Joe Saunders and Chris Capuano

The Baltimore Orioles have had a quiet off-season, but are currently in the market to add a starting pitcher.  Reporter Jon Morosi reveals that the team is talking to a pair of left-handers, Joe Saunders and Chris Capuano.Photo By Keith Allison via Flickr.comSaunders, 32, pitched with the Orioles back in the latter part of 2012, but went on to pitch with the Seattle Mariners last...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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