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Sunday Notes: Venditte, Scheppers, Perkins, Gerber, more

Health concerns haunted Tanner Scheppers early in his career. Teams feared the Fresno State product couldn’t shoulder the load, which caused him to fall in consecutive drafts, with an indie-ball stint sandwiched in between. The Rangers ultimately inked him to a contract in 2009, and while there have been maladies here and there, he’s yet […]
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June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers Scheppers returning in relief in 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas - When 2014 Opening Day starter Tanner Scheppers pitches for Texas next year it will be as a reliever. Scheppers, who has been shut down for the season with right elbow inflammation, knows that his immediate future with the club will be in the bullpen even though he still wants to start. "It's definitive I will be a reliever for next year," Scheppers said. "I'm not...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Updates: Tanner Scheppers, Jim Adduci, Daniel Bard

The Texas Rangers entered last night's game with a 29-28 record, third in the American League West. The fact that the Rangers are over .500 is miraculous considering the fact that Prince Fielder is lost for the season, six other players are on the 60-day disabled list and eleven Rangers are on the disabled list. There is some good news on the injury front regarding Tanner Scheppers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Tanner Scheppers will make three more rehab starts

The Texas Rangers defeated the Minnesota Twins on Monday by the score of 7-2 to improve to a game over .500 and into third place in the American League West. A pitching staff that has been hurt by injuries and overall production at 26th in the league in ERA, allowed only two earned runs and nine hits. The Rangers pitching staff may soon be adding a much needed arm, as Tanner Scheppers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Tanner Scheppers makes first rehab start

In his attempt to return to the Major Leagues soon, Texas Rangers pitcher Tanner Scheppers began a rehab assignment with the Ranger's Double-A Frisco RoughRiders on Saturday night. He started the game pitched one solid inning as the RoughRiders announced after his outing.Tanner Scheppers gets one inning of work in on the night, finishing with one hit, one unearned run, one walk...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers put Scheppers on DL

ARLINGTON, Texas - The ever-changing rotation of the Texas Rangers will have a new look the next time through. Texas placed Opening Day starter Tanner Scheppers on the 15-day disabled list because of muscle inflammation in his right elbow. Texas purchased the contract of lefty Aaron Poreda to take Scheppers' roster spot. General manager Jon Daniels said Double-A pitcher Nick Martinez...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tanner Scheppers is ninth Texas Ranger on DL

The Texas Rangers' disabled list keeps growing and growing, and that list is now nine players deep.'s T.R. Sullivan reports that the Rangers have placed starting pitcher Tanner Scheppers on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow and forearm. The Rangers announced the move late Friday afternoon.Scheppers placed on DL with right elbow inflammation. LHP...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 18, 2014  |  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 Park...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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