TANNER SCHEPPERS RUMORS

Rangers comeback again in 8-6 victory over Mariners

An early four-run lead disappeared as Tanner Scheppers struggled once again to avoid the big inning. But the Texas Rangers found their way for another comeback victory with timely hitting and their bullpen pitching a shutout the final 6 2/3 innings. Mitch Moreland had his first three-RBI game in almost a year, J.P. Arencibia drove in two runs on groundouts and the Rangers held on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Missed chances doom Rangers against Houston

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers certainly had opportunities to extend their winning streak over the Houston Astros to 13-straight games. Maybe that would have been the case if Tanner Scheppers could have avoided the big inning, as Houston scored five times in the fourth inning Saturday. Maybe that would have been the case if Alex Rios wouldn't have run the Rangers out of...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Scheppers ready to open series against Red Sox

John Lackey has had more trouble against the Texas Rangers in his 12-year career than any other opponent. He didn't have many issues in his first start of 2014. With Boston's offense in a rut, Lackey will need to improve his performance against Texas on Monday night when the Red Sox and Rangers begin a three-game series at Fenway Park. Boston (2-4) was outscored 17-8 while...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers tab Scheppers to start opener

Tanner Scheppers' transformation from reliever to starter took another turn Wednesday when he was named the Opening Day starter for Texas. Scheppers has never started a regular-season game in the majors and his last regular-season start came in 2011 for Round Rock. He has just eight starts in his pro career. No. 9 will come against Cliff Lee Monday at 1:05 p.m. at Globe Life...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tanner Scheppers impresses in final bid for rotation spot

Tanner Scheppers pitched well Friday afternoon, allowing two runs in six innings of work in the Rangers’ 7-5 victory over the Brewers. He started off in hot water, as the Brewers scored two runs with two doubles and a single, but Scheppers induced an inning-ending double play and never looked back. He struck out six and didn’t issue a walk. Scheppers was one of baseball’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers, Scheppers clarify Cleveland incident

ARLINGTON, Texas -- So apparently Texas Rangers reliever Tanner Scheppers wasn't involved in a fight in Cleveland after all. The team said Monday they have a full understanding of what happened in the incident Thursday night in Cleveland. Scheppers was jumped on the street and punched in the face. He sustained a bruised left eye and cuts on his face as well as a headache form...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers Pitcher, Tanner Scheppers claims he was attacked in Cleveland, why would he refuse to file a police report?

If Texas Rangers pitcher Tanner Scheppers was attacked by a group of men outside a restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio last Thursday night, why would he refuse to file a police report. Cleveland Police are reporting that Scheppers was involved in  an altercation but refused to cooperate with them. The Police said he wouldn’t file a police report and he wouldn’t tell them exactly what...
Via USA Sports 360
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss
DANGEROUS ENCOUNTER

Rangers P attacked in Cleveland

Rangers reliever Tanner Scheppers was unavailable to pitch in Cleveland on Friday night after he was sucker-punched outside the team's hotel.

Via Bush League Chronicle
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: Mid-Season Report Card

Team: Texas Rangers Record: 54-41 (2.0 GB) Biggest Surprise of 1st Half: The Starting Rotation- Since the start of spring training this season, the strip of highway between Triple A- Round Rock and Arlington has gotten a fair share of use. While the Rangers have grown accustomed to success the last few seasons, this year could be considered most impressive. Texas has continually...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Scheppers ready to go for Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas manager Ron Washington appreciates the honesty reliever Tanner Scheppers had with him. The Rangers stayed away from Scheppers in Saturdays 6-4 loss to Cincinnati because Scheppers felt like he needed another day to rest. Scheppers has appeared in 15 games this month and is tied for third in the American League in appearances with 38. Washington had no...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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