Rangers Rumors: Alex Rios done in Texas

Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios is out for the season with a bruised thumb, according to T.R. Sullivan of Rios has been struggling with a thumb injury for a large part of the second half and he is finally to the point where he sees no value in continuing to play. The thumb injury has apparently also been an infection risk and that has made the problem worse.#454542032...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios done for season

The Texas Rangers enter the final week of the 2014 season with a dismal record of 62-93, last in the American League West. Injuries have derailed the Rangers, as 12 players are on the 60-day disabled list and only five have played in over 120 games. Alex Rios, who has appeared in 131 games, is done for the rest of the season with a thumb injury. #455455122 / gettyimages.comOur...
Via MLB Injury News
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers officially shut down Alex Rios

Rangers outfielder Alex Rios hasn’t appeared in a game since September 4 due to a nagging right thumb injury, and he’s not going to be rushed back for the final week. Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that Rios has officially been shut down for the remainder of the season, leaving him with a disappointing .280/.311/.398 slash line in 131 games.
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios, Jake Smolinski

Texas Rangers do not have a healthy outfielder and are unsure if they will get either Alex Rios or Jake Smolinski back before the end of the season.  Rios experienced a setback in his ailing thumb when it became infected last week.  Smolinski is more likely to return, as he is taking batting practice after being sidelined with a fractured foot.Rios has not played often in the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios out with infected thumb

The injury plagued season continues for the Rangers, as Alex Rios will now sit out with an infected thumb, according to Adam Morris. Morris reports that Rios could miss at least a week due to his latest injury. The Rangers were eliminated from the playoffs earlier this week, and the terrible year keeps getting worse for baseballs worst team. Earlier this afternoon, manager Ron...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers were supposed to be a World Series contender after trading Ian Kinsler for Prince Fielder and signing top free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo. Add those two into an established core that included Yu Darvish, Adrian Beltre, Alex Rios, and Elvis Andrus, and you’re looking at one of the best teams in baseball, right? Well…nope. And that’s why you’re seeing...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios out of Texas Rangers lineup again

Alex Rios is out of the Texas Rangers’ lineup for the second consecutive game because of soreness in the right thumb. Rios said he wanted to play, but manager Ron Washington decided to be prudent and hold him out of the lineup for one more game. Washington expects to have Rios in the lineup on Friday against Houston left-hander Brett Oberholtzer.
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios sits to rest ailing thumb

The Texas Rangers have had a terrible season in which they are 52-80, a full 27 games behind the Los Angeles Angels in the American League West. They took some frustrations out last night on the Seattle Mariners with a 12-4 pounding. Rougned Odor hit a grand slam and Leonys Martin had three hits including a home run, to lead the attack. The Rangers were without Alex Rios, who...
Via MLB Injury News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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
August 19, 2014  |  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
August 12, 2014  |  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...
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August 11, 2014  |  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...
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August 11, 2014  |  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...
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August 09, 2014  |  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
August 08, 2014  |  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
August 07, 2014  |  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...
August 06, 2014  |  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...
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August 06, 2014  |  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
August 05, 2014  |  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...
August 04, 2014  |  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...
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July 31, 2014  |  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...
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July 31, 2014  |  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...
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July 31, 2014  |  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
July 31, 2014  |  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...
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July 31, 2014  |  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
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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