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ROBINSON CHIRINOS RUMORS

Rangers not changing a winning formula, catcher by committee will continue past the All-Star break

CHICAGO -- The Rangers will continue with the time-sharing arrangement at catcher, manager Jeff Banister said.Robinson Chirinos, the opening day starter, has not started more than two consecutive games since returning from the disabled list June 10. He missed 54 games because of a fractured right forearm.Banister indicated Chirinos tends to wear down when used for an extended period...
Via SportsDay
11 days ago

Choo, Chirinos homer to lead Rangers past Red Sox 7-2

BOSTON (AP) Shin-Soo Choo homered on David Price's first pitch of the game, and Elvis Andrus scored to break a sixth-inning tie as the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Robinson Chirinos added a three-run homer in the ninth as the Rangers scored four runs off All-Star selection Craig Kimbrel. The Red Sox closer was one...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Shin-Soo Choo, Robinson Chirinos to miss significant time

Lady Injury Luck is frowning upon the Texas Rangers once again in 2016. According to a statement by Rangers Executive Vice President of Communications John Blake on Sunday, right fielder Shin-Soo Choo is out for four to six weeks with a grade 2 right calf strain. Meanwhile, catcher Robinson Chirinos is facing an even longer absence with a fractured right forearm that is expected...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Rangers, catcher Chirinos avoid arbitration with $1.55M deal

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Rangers have avoided salary arbitration with Robinson Chirinos, agreeing to a $1.55 million contract with the catcher who started the most games for them last season. Chirinos was limited by a left shoulder strain over the final two months of his second full season with Texas. But he started three of five games in an AL Division Series loss to Toronto...
Via Associated Press
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Robinson Chirinos’ First Career Walk-Off Home Run Pushes Texas Rangers Past Los Angeles Dodgers

ARLINGTON, TX – JUNE 16: Robinson Chirinos #61 of the Texas Rangers is dunked after hitting a walk-off home run in the ninth inning during a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 16, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. The Texas Rangers defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images) Leading the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 in...
Via The Sports Journal
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers 3, Dodgers 2: A Robinson Chirinos Beat The Dodgers

The game tonight somehow didn’t rain out despite predictions of rain, flood warnings, and Tropical Storm Bill landing. Apparently the Dodgers didn’t get the memo that a game was tonight, as they started off EXTREMELY slow. The offense managed just four hits (all singles) and a walk off Rangers starter Chi Chi Gonzalez, and only one baserunner advanced as far as second on the...
Via Dodgers Digest
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Robinson Chirinos is Better Than One May Think

Robinson Chirinos was a rare bright spot for the Texas Rangers in 2014. He’s also a strong two-way catcher better than most fans realize. (Mandatory Credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Are you familiar with Robinson Chirinos? The general baseball world probably isn’t all that keen on his ability. At 30-years-old with only one significant season under his belt, we can hardly blame...
Via The Sports Journal
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers Chirinos first-ever winner of Durrett honor

Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos was tabbed as the first-ever winner of the Richard Durrett Hardest-Working Man. The award goes to the Texas player who demonstrates significant improvement over the previous season or seasons through hard work. The award was the idea of the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. It's named for reporter Richard...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox announcer calls player “Chorizo”

NESN play by play man Don Orsillo must have been hungry during yesterday’s Red Sox-Rangers game.  During the 7th inning, he called Texas catcher Robinson Chirinos by the name “Chorizo” which is not a professional baseball player, but a spicy kind of sausage… Juuuuuuust a bit outside with that one.  Perhaps Orsillo was bored with the game and reading this list of 21 Times...
Via Awful Announcing
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

LISTEN: Red Sox announcer calls player 'chorizo'

via cbssports.com Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos’ name doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue.  For this NESN broadcaster, it sure did, as he daydreamed about eating spicy meat.  He mistook Chirinos (pronounced “Churr-ee-nohs”) for pork sausage – chorizo.  Sure, announcers are paid to talk, sound out names and READ what’s in front of them.  He paused awkwardly...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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