On Tuesday, April 8, in a game at the Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre suffered a grade 1 strain in his left quad muscle. The team announced today that Beltre has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. Prior to today’s game, Adrian Beltre was placed on the 15 day DL, retroactive to April 9, with a strained left quad. — Texas Rangers (@Rangers) April...
It's not hard to imagine the Rangers shortstop giving the Gettysburg Address.
Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli is a man who likes beards. He’s not, however, a man who likes all beards.
Napoli’s former team, the Texas Rangers, is in town for a three-game series, giving him a chance to check out the new facial hair being sported by Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus.
Andrus has always been relatively clean-cut throughout his five-year career in the...
BOSTON — Red Sox manager John Farrell called for the first challenge in Fenway Park’s illustrious history in Sunday’s loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. The Red Sox watched an opponent challenge for the first time at Fenway during Monday’s game against the Texas Rangers.
Texas manager Ron Washington challenged a play in the first inning of Monday’s Red Sox-Rangers game. The...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Yu Darvish allowed seven hits over seven innings in his season debut, Elvis Andrus hit a two-run homer, and the Texas Rangers avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Sunday
Darvish (1-0) struck out six and walked one. Sidelined by neck stiffness, it was his first outing since a spring training game on March 16.
Darvish got his...
By Friday night, the Rangers could be halfway toward putting together a middle-infield combination for opening day.
That would leave them with one more day to fill in the missing link of second base.
Shortstop Elvis Andrus went through full infield drills Thursday at Globe Life Park and will play in the weekend exhibition games against Houston in San Antonio. Andrus added that...
The Texas Rangers have been one of the most hard hit teams this Spring when it comes to injuries. They'll be without their starting catcher Geovany Soto & starting second baseman Jurickson Profar for at least two months each. Recent injuries to Yu Darvish & Elvis Andrus have continued that downward swing.Let's start with Yu Darvish. Anthony Andro of Fox Sports...
The Texas Rangers won 91 games in 2013 with solid overall play throughout the lineup and in the pitching staff. They will need the same kind of effort and good health this season to propel them into the post season. One area of concern is with the health of shortstop Elvis Andrus, who has battled a sore elbow since the beginning of the month. It was reported on March 19 that...
Texas shortstop Elvis Andrus, who has been dealing with soreness in his right elbow this spring, has been cleared to resume a throwing program and should be playing the field in games in a week.
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Elvis Andrus has some top billing in the Texas Rangers clubhouse after only five major league seasons.
The Texas Rangers won 91 games in 2013 with solid overall play throughout the lineup and in the pitching staff. They will need the same kind of effort and good health this season to propel them into the post season. One area of concern is with the health of shortstop Elvis Andrus, who has battled a sore elbow since the beginning of the month. Andrus will be shut down due...
Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar is finally cleared to play defense after missing time with a shoulder injury, but now shortstop Elvis Andrus has been shut down with elbow problems for the second time this month.
Andrus will take at least a few games off and Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star Telegram reports that he’ll be examined Friday by team doctors. For now Andrus...
While clubs across baseball are worried about their pitchers’ arms falling off, the Rangers are just hoping to put people on the field or at the plate.
Coming in the same news piece that said Elvis Andrus was going to be shut down for at least four days, Evan Grant also speculates that Mitch Moreland will begin the season on the Rangers’ Disabled List. The DH/1B/OF suffered...
This was one injury the Rangers didn’t see coming.
Amidst pitching injuries, catchers with bone problems in their ankles, and an aging third baseman with iffy legs, the Rangers were probably counting on their franchise shortstop to be good for the season. Elvis Andrus has been battling some shoulder problems this Spring Training, having taken a few off days here and there to rest...
Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is not worried about tightness in his right elbow.
Andrus, 25, believes the tightness in his right elbow has been over-reported.
“I feel good,” Andrus, via the Dallas Morning News. “There was a little tightness there, but there is nothing to worry about. I’m good.”
The Rangers scratched him from Tuesday’s night game against...
Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus made a sensational barehanded play after the ball ricocheted off second base in yesterday’s contest. Andrus utilized maximum “beard swagger” to come up with the spectacular web gem and record the out at first base. Elvis has left the building.
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Imagine the kind of season Elvis Andrus would have had in 2013 if he wouldn't have gotten off to a slow start.
Andrus was hitting just .242 at the All-Star break because of a 50-game slide in which Andrus batted just .204.
Still, by the time the season had ended, Andrus once again showed why he is the best shortstop in the American League West. Andrus admitted that he may have...
How does Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus compare to his counterparts in the AL West?
Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus will sit out for a few days after experiencing flexor tendinitis in his right arm. According to A.J. Cassavell of MLB.com, the 25-year-old has been experiencing soreness in the arm and the team has decided to let him rest for a few days rather than aggravate it, as assistant GM Thad Levine told Cassavell."It's just kind of localized...
Ron Washington defending bunting is one of the surest signs of spring. It's becoming a bit of an annual tradition, really, and when one writer in the Rangers' press corps asked what the deal was with all of the bunting in the team's early drills, Washington delivered with a goldmine of colorful quotes.
Writers questioning Washington's decision-making is nothing...
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Several members of the Texas Rangers showed their support for citizens in Venezuela Saturday as the country struggles with political unrest.
Venezuela natives Robinson Chirinos and Martin Perez organized a group picture of Texas players as they showed support for the country. The players held up Venezuelan flags and homemade signs.
"As a fellow Venezuelan...
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers workouts have been running a little longer in spring training the past couple of days but Elvis Andrus doesn't seem to mind.
That's because Andrus was part of the winning team Thursday as the infielders took part in the situational hitting game the team in closing workouts with.
The Andrus team beat a team captained by Adrian Beltre in what...
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus has the beard of a grizzled, wise veteran.
Manager Ron Washington said the beard was Abraham Lincoln like.
Because of the turnover in the Rangers clubhouse over the last couple of seasons, Andrus also has the status of a grizzled, wise veteran. At the ripe old age of 25.
It's a role Andrus is comfortable with as...
Texas Rangers’ manager, Ron Washington, said he already has a lineup and batting order in mind for the regular season and he shared it with reporters today:
LF Shin-Soo Choo
SS Elvis Andrus
1B Prince Fielder
3B Adrian Beltre
RF Alex Rios
DH Mitch Moreland
C Geovany Soto
2B Jurickson Profar
CF Leonys Martin
Washington said he is set on batting Fielder third and Beltre...
Since 2010, Elvis Andrus has been a player that you could count on to be extremely productive in two categories — steals and runs. Over that four-year span Andrus averaged 90 R and 33 SB per year with a .276 BA to top it all off.
Here are his last four years in tablular form: