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SHAWN TOLLESON RUMORS

Closer Shawn Tolleson, Rangers agree to one-year contract

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Closer Shawn Tolleson and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a one-year contract worth $3,275,000, avoiding salary arbitration.Eligible for arbitration for the first time, Tolleson got a raise of more than $2.75 million with Monday's deal. He made $519,700 last year, slightly above the major league minimum.When the Rangers and the pitcher traded figures 10...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Closer Shawn Tolleson and Rangers agree at $3,275,000

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Closer Shawn Tolleson and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a one-year contract worth $3,275,000, avoiding salary arbitration. Eligible for arbitration for the first time, Tolleson got a raise of more than $2.75 million with Monday's deal. He made $519,700 last year, slightly above the major league minimum. When the Rangers and the pitcher traded figures...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers, closer Tolleson agree on nearly $3.3M contract

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have agreed to a $3.275 million contract with closer Shawn Tolleson, avoiding salary arbitration. Tolleson got a raise of more than $2.75 million with Monday's deal. He made $519,700 last year, slightly above the major league minimum. When the Rangers and the pitcher traded figures 10 days earlier, Tolleson asked for $3.9 million and the...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Seven Rangers file for arbitration, including Tolleson

Reliever Shawn Tolleson is coming off a strong 2015 that saw him take the reins as the Texas Rangers' closer, and he'll now have the opportunity to be rewarded for his effort.Tolleson was one of seven Rangers to file for arbitration ahead of Tuesday's deadline. On Friday, players and clubs will exchange figures and both sides will attempt to reach agreements on salary decisions...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Tolleson commends 'tough presence' of Rangers' manager Banister

That the Texas Rangers enter play Wednesday just one game behind the Houston Astros for first place in the AL West is remarkable considering they've stayed in the race this long without ace Yu Darvish (at all) and without Derek Holland for much of the season (until recently). It's also a strong endorsement of the efforts of first-year manager Jeff Banister, who's done a great job...
Via Fox Sports
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tolleson on closing for contending Rangers: 'It's exciting'

Right-handed reliever Shawn Tolleson has been instrumental in the Texas Rangers' playoff push, and things have gone well. They enter play Thursday only trailing the Houston Astros in the AL West by two games, and Tolleson has performed admirably as the club's closer.  Still, as MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan pointed out after Tuesday's victory, Tolleson is entering uncharted territory...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' reliance on Tolleson grows with each save

ARLINGTON, Texas –€“ Having earned saves in each of the last two games, Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson could have used a day off Saturday. Yet with the Rangers holding onto a 4-3 lead over Orioles, there was Tolleson again on the mound in the ninth inning. "It was a tough decision," Rangers manager Jeff Banister said. "We've got to find an opportunity to get him a day or two down...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers claim Shawn Tolleson off waivers

The Los Angeles Dodgers waived right-handed pitchers Shawn Tolleson and the Texas Rangers were quick to claim the 25-year old pitcher off waivers. As reported by Aaron Gleeman of NBCSports.com, as teams shuffled their 40-man roster ahead of today’s deadline to protect players form the Rule 5 draft, the Dodgers made a surprise move by cutting lose Shawn Tolleson so quickly.  What’s...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers get RHP Tolleson on waivers from Dodgers

The Texas Rangers have received right-hander Shawn Tolleson on a waiver claim from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Tolleson appeared in only six games last season due to lower back surgery and a left hip injury. The former Baylor pitcher was 3-1 with a 4.30 ERA in 41 appearances the last two seasons for the Dodgers, and has a 1.34 ERA in 107 minor league games since being drafted in 2010...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers lose Shawn Tolleson to Rangers, plus 40-man & Rule 5 Draft

This was surprising: the Dodgers lost reliever Shawn Tolleson via waivers on Tuesday to the Texas Rangers.Tolleson, 25, appeared in one game for the Dodgers this season and 40 in 2012. The reliever with great minor-league numbers struggled with injuries in 2013 (a back and hip, primarily). He's also a Tommy John surgery survivor (senior year of college).In 127 2/3 career minor...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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