The Rangers have announced that they’ve activated righty Andrew Cashner (triceps) from the 10-day DL. To clear roster space, they’ve optioned righty Nick Martinez to Triple-A Round Rock and outrighted righty Tanner Scheppers to Triple-A Round Rock, removing him from their 40-man roster. Cashner is set to make his Rangers debut tonight against the Mariners. The 30-year-old Scheppers...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
10 days ago
Tanner Scheppers has been set back by a strained abdominal muscle, and manager Jeff Banister said it will be "challenging" for Scheppers to make the Opening Day roster.
27 days ago
Rangers reliever Tanner Scheppers has a strain in his lower abdomen, but it is not a sports hernia. He was able to play catch on Sunday, and making the Opening Day roster is still a possibility.
March 26, 2017
SURPRISE, Az. – A little more than a year ago, when the Texas Rangers met before their first full workout of spring training, third base coach Tony Beasley made a shocking announcement.Beasley, 50, staggered the players and staff by informing them that he recently had been diagnosed with rectal cancer -- and further stunned the room by saying that in his mind, he already had...
Via FOX Sports
February 28, 2017
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Texas Rangers right-hander Tanner Scheppers has torn cartilage in his left knee and will miss at least the first half of the season, general manager Jon Daniels said Saturday. Scheppers, who was 4-1 with a 5.63 ERA in 42 relief appearances last year, is scheduled for surgery Wednesday. His knee became swollen after a bullpen session earlier in the week. He...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2016 | Discuss
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 […]
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...
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...
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 dropping...
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...
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