Royals Beat Rangers 6-3

The season thus far for the Texas Rangers has been a miserable one filled with injuries to some key players such as Prince Fielder and now Yu Darvish. Texas came into today with the anemic record of 49-77, and 27 games back of the first place for last place in the American League West division. The Rangers got off to a promising start tonight when they got out to an early 1-0 lead...
Via Royals Blue
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Rangers RF Rios scratched with bruised thumb

MIAMI (AP) -- Texas Rangers right fielder Alex Rios has been scratched from the starting lineup against the Miami Marlins because of a bruised right thumb. Rios is hitting .284 with four home runs and 49 RBIs. He was replaced in Tuesday night's lineup by Jim Adduci about an hour before gametime.
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Offense can't dig Rangers out of early hole

ARLINGTON, Texas - Consistent pitching hasn't been the lone problem for the Texas Rangers during their summer swoon. An offense that's unable to pick up the pitchers has also plagued the Rangers. That was on display once again Saturday night as Colby Lewis was touched for five runs in the first four innings before settling down. And while the Rangers did rally to make things...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios has ankle sprain, expected to keep playing

The dreadful season for the Texas Rangers continued following a 7-0 blowout loss at the hands of the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday. The loss dropped the Rangers to 46-72, last in the American League West. The Rangers managed just three hits and struck out 10 times against four Rays' pitchers. The Rangers played without outfielder Alex Rios, who was out with a sprained ankle. The...
Via MLB Injury News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday's positives for Rangers had nothing to do with game

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers actually got some good news on the injury front Monday night. Alex Rios' bum right ankle isn't too bad as an MRI revealed just a sprain and he could be in the lineup as early as Tuesday night. Jurickson Profar, who hasn't played at all this season before of a torn muscle in his right shoulder, has also been cleared to begin a throwing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios exits with ankle injury

The Texas Rangers defeated the Houston Astros on Sunday by the score of 6-3. The win improved the Rangers to 46-71, last in the American League Central. The good news of the win was overshadowed by the loss of right fielder Alex Rios, who left the game in the fourth inning with an ankle injury after going 1-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored. #453264548 / gettyimages.comOur own...
Via MLB Injury News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios out with sore ankle

The Texas Rangers fell to the Houston Astros on Friday by the score of 4-3. The loss dropped the last-place Rangers to 45-70, twenty-six games behind the Oakland A's in the American League West. A team that is decimated by injuries were without Alex Rios last night due to a aggravation of a right ankle injury. Daniel Robinson started for Rios and went 1-for-4.#452391686 / gettyimages...
Via MLB Injury News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Alex Rios clears waivers

Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios has cleared waivers, paving the way for him to possibly be traded, a source told on Thursday. The Rangers have a team option on Rios for next season and general manager Jon Daniels has said that he's open to picking it up. However, Daniels has also said that he's open to trading players who will become free agents after the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers News: Alex Rios clears revocable waivers

As previously reported on Sports Rumor Alert, Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios was placed on revocable waivers Tuesday. Today, as per Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas, he has cleared waivers. This means that the Rangers are free to make a deal with any interested team. The deal would need to be finalized by September 1st in order for the team to have Rios on their postseason roster...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Mets claim Alex Rios?

As of sometime yesterday, the Texas Rangers reportedly placed Alex Rios on revocable waivers. On August 4th, the Mets designated Bobby Abreu for assignment, meaning that there is now an open 40 man roster spot. So, should the Mets put in a waiver claim on Rios? First let’s get an idea about what waivers means. After the July 31st trade deadline, until seasons end (meaning after...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

August Trade Candidates: Texas Rangers Alex Rios

It seemed likely that Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios would be dealt before the July 31st trade deadline. The Rangers have been out of contention for some time, and while Rios’ numbers have declined this season, he’s only two years removed from an excellent 2012 campaign where he clubbed 25 home runs. Furthermore, his 2013 season resulted in a solid 3.1 fWAR. Last season...
Via Baseball News Source
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers News: Alex Rios placed on revocable trade waivers

The Texas Rangers placed outfielder Alex Rios on revocable trade waivers today, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Prior to the July 31st trade deadline, Rios was considered a prime candidate to be dealt and several teams expressed interest, including the San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners and the Cincinnati Reds.#452925612 / gettyimages.comRios has been claimed off waivers...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

3 waiver trade candidates the Mets should consider

With one of the most flurrious and activity-filled trade deadlines, the Mets decided to stand pat with the cards that they had, and there’s nothing wrong with that.  But of course, just because the July 31st trade deadline has come and gone, there still can be trades made until August 31st when the waiver trade deadline comes. Last year, Sandy Alderson architected one the best...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds silent as trade deadline passes

The MLB non-waiver trade deadline passed Thursday afternoon without the Reds making any moves to bolster the current roster or send a signal that the organization is playing for the future. Rumors abounded the past couple of weeks that the Reds would be seeking to add a bat to the lineup -- Alex Rios of Texas was one name that kept popping up -- and that starting pitcher Mat Latos...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Royals, Giants, Mariners, Reds, Indians eyeing Alex Rios

The Texas Rangers were aggressively trying to move Alex Rios, as Devan F. of Sports Rumor Alert wrote early this morning. Two teams that have been eyeing Rios are the San Francisco Giants and Seattle Mariners, but there are more parties involved.In addition to the Mariners and Giants, the Kansas City Royals, Cincinnati Reds, and Cleveland Indians are interested in Rios, according...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade Deadline Thread: Five Teams Still In On Alex Rios

I wanted to get an open thread going as we move closer to the non-waiver trade deadline which expires at 4:00 PM this afternoon. There’s a lot of rumors circulating, much like very year, but with the Mets playing better of late, there’s a growing sense that the team is closer to relevancy and possibly in a position to add much needed upgrades at shortstop and left field. That...
Via Mets Merized Online
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals, Giants Mariners, Reds, Indians looking at Alex Rios

The Royals, Giants and Mariners, and to a lesser degree the Reds and Indians, are in on Ranger outfielder Alex Rios, one of the better hitters on the market. The Yankees do not seem to be heavily involved at this point.
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Texas aggressively trying to trade Alex Rios, Neal Cotts

Alex Rios and Neal Cotts are two of the more interesting Texas Rangers' interesting players here at the trade deadline, as both are drawing some interest. The Rangers currently have the worst winning percentage in baseball and they are looking to sell at the trade deadline. Both Rios and Cotts could be on the move today.The Rangers are aggressively trying to deal both the outfielder...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios, Jake Smolinski, Derek Holland, Geovany Soto

Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios left Wednesday night's game in the third inning after being hit by a pitch on his left quad, according to T.R. Sullivan of Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram tweeted that fellow outfielder Jake Smolinski was also diagnosed with a small fracture in his foot, not just a bone bruise as initially thought:#Rangers rookie OF...
Via MLB Injury News
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Giants, Mariners in on Alex Rios

The Texas Rangers are looking to deal outfielder Alex Rios, as I wrote for Sports Rumor Alert, and the San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds, and New York Yankees have shown varying levels of interest thus far.Jon Morosi of reported earlier tonight on "Fox Sports Live" that the two teams that are currently in on Rios are the Giants and Mariners...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Rios unfazed by trade talk

ARLINGTON, Texas - Alex Rios understands that Wednesday night's game with Texas could be his final one in a Rangers' uniform. Rios, who batted third for Texas, said he's enjoyed his time with the club but understands that it's a business and the outfielder is a commodity for a last-place team with the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday afternoon. "You have to...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade Talks For Alex Rios Gaining Traction

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, trade talks for Rangers outfielder Alex Rios are “gaining traction” in several places. The Rangers are willing to eat some of the remaining salary on Rios’ contract if that’s what it takes to move him. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports says that the Indians, Giants, Reds and Royals are among a bevy of suitors who have Rios on their radar...
Via Mets Merized Online
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios’ Missed Fly Ball Clocks Leonys Martin In The Head (Video)

The Boston Red Sox have been really bad this season, but at least they’re not the Texas Rangers. The Rangers owned Major League Baseball’s worst record at 42-64 heading into Tuesday night’s contest against the New York Yankees, and they did little to improve on that dubious distinction, falling to New York 12-11 for their sixth loss in eight games. As if losing wasn’t bad...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Rios drops fly ball, charged with 3-base error

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers right fielder Alex Rios was charged with a three-base error after a fly ball bounced out of his glove during the sixth inning of Tuesday night's game against the N.Y. Yankees.Yankees batter Brett Gardner hit a fly ball to right-center field, with Rios was chasing the ball along with center fielder Leonys Martin. It appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers made defensive error straight out of Three Stooges (Video)

The Texas Rangers took embarrassing to a whole new level on Tuesday night with this defensive blunder committed against the New York Yankees. The Rangers were down 7-4 with two outs in the top of the sixth inning when Brett Gardner hit a fly ball to right center. Alex Rios was coming over from right […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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