Tanner Scheppers drops creepy photobomb on Shawn Tolleson (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Texas Rangers pitcher Tanner Scheppers dropped a photobomb on fellow pitcher Shawn Tolleson as he gave an interview in the team's spring training complex in Arizona.Scheppers snuck in and out of the camera shot without disturbing the interview, but the face he was making was mildly creepy.Video via MLB. This post appeared first on Holdout...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Battle for bullpen spots begins Saturday for Rangers

SURPRISE, Ariz. –€“ On the eve of the first workout for pitchers and catchers for the Texas Rangers the chance of adding another reliever into the mix remained a possibility. Texas, which has just three left-handed relievers in camp among its 62 players, hasn't ruled out the idea of adding another arm to the bullpen. When and if that happens remains to be seen though. "We've...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Giving comes naturally to Rangers' Scheppers

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Texas Rangers pitcher Tanner Scheppers is a natural fit for being the team's spokesman for the Cowboys Santa Toy Drive. He already has experience. Growing up in California, the Texas reliever's family would adopt families around the holiday to make sure they had toys and the essentials during the holiday season.  Now Scheppers is carrying on the family legacy...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers send Scheppers to 60-day DL amid moves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Rangers transferred right-hander Tanner Scheppers to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday and brought in several reinforcements for the final month of the season. Right-handers Lisalverto Bonilla and Nick Tepesch and infielder Luis Sardinas were recalled from Triple-A Round Rock, while left-hander Michael Kirkman had his contract purchased from the same club...
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September 02, 2014  |  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...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Tanner Scheppers, Jim Adduci

The Texas Rangers defeated the Miami Marlins on Wednesday by the score of 6-0 behind a complete game shutout by Yu Darvish. It was the first career shutout for Darvish, who improved to 7-2 on the season. The Rangers needed the win, after dropping their last four and falling below the .500 mark. With the good news on the win comes bad news on the injury front, as Tanner Scheppers...
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June 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...
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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...
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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 End Rough Week with MLB-leading 7th Shutout

Getty Images As the mid-week split series against the Colorado Rockies has come to a close, it seems that the Ranger’s pitching woes have finally caught up with them. After a start to a season that saw young Martin Perez dazzle hitters at the plate and converted set-up man Robbie Ross prove he deserved a rotation spot, things have started to cool off for the Rangers. Neftali Feliz...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Updates Part 2: Tanner Scheppers, Joe Saunders, Engel Beltre, Joe Ortiz

The Texas Rangers will look to avoid being swept at home by the Oakland Athletics today.  Having dropped the first two by a combined score of 13-3, the Rangers have looked quite bad.  These three home games are all there is on the schedule for the homestand so leaving without a win would be quite awful.  Could the Rangers have hit a wall because of injuries?  We have updates...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Rangers eye Texas-native Joel Hanrahan

Former closer Joel Hanrahan is from the state of Texas, and now it seems his hometown Rangers have him on their radar, according to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman.The Rangers are said to be another in the mix for hard-throwing free-agent reliever Joel Hanrahan, which makes sense on a couple levels.First, and most important, Texas' pitching staff has been in flux since a variety of injuries...
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April 20, 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...
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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. MLB.com'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...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Probable Pitchers and Start Times for April 17, 2014

Below are the probable pitchers for April 17, 2014. There are 12 games on tap for Thursday with the first beginning at 1:05 pm ET. The last of these games will get underway at 8:10 pm ET. Weather has been an issue the last two days with a handful of postponements. Here’s hoping that all skies are clear today. Starts Visitors Home 1:05 PM ET ATL - Alex Wood (2-1, 1.89)...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Thursday, April 17

Got 30 seconds? Fill out our Week 3 Reader Survey and check out Week 2′s survey results! No, there’s no error with our rankings. Ian Kennedy at home is really the day’s best matchup! Scott Feldman vs. KC looks pretty good to me. I’m adding him in most leagues for this start, but don’t expect many (any) Ks. Danny Salazar at Detroit rates low for two reasons: 1) Detroit...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Missed chances doom Rangers against Houston

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers certainly had opportunities to extend their winning streak over the Houston Astros to 13-straight games. Maybe that would have been the case if Tanner Scheppers could have avoided the big inning, as Houston scored five times in the fourth inning Saturday. Maybe that would have been the case if Alex Rios wouldn't have run the Rangers out of a shot...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Afternoon Red Sox Delight – 4/7

After being swept by the Milwaukee Brewers, the Boston Red Sox will finish up the six game homestand starting tonight with the first of three against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Rangers market, you can catch the game on Fox Sports Southwest. If you...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Fans At Tonight's Game Get Papi Bobblehead

It figures that I've got tickets to tomorrow night's tilt against Prince Fielder and the Rangers. Not tonight, no siree, Bob! Tonight, all fans get a very cool David Ortiz Bobblehead—complete with sunglasses and fingers pointing skyward. There is no justice in this world. John Lackey takes the hill for The Carmine Hose against Texas, who will send out a guy not named Yu Darvish...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Scheppers ready to open series against Red Sox

Tanner Scheppers takes the mound at Fenway Park as the Rangers open a three-game series against the Red Sox.
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Scheppers ready to open series against Red Sox

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...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Will Be The Amica Pitcher Of The Week?

Vote for the Amica Pitcher of the Week and give yourself a chance to win a $100 gift card to the Yawkey Way Team Store. Voting begins every Monday, and winners are picked every Saturday, so make sure to come back every week to give yourself another chance to win. First read the official rules, then completely fill out the form below for your chance to win. Monday: John Lackey vs...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy - Start Corey Kluber

Corey Kluber lasted just 3.1 innings in his first start of the season for the Cleveland Indians, allowing 8 hits and 5 earned runs to the Oakland Athletics.  But Kluber is a much better pitcher than his first outing and will get the San Diego Padres bats today, who have managed just 12 runs to start the season over 6 games.  Kluber finished last season 5-0 after July and the Indians...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers @ Boston Red Sox Pitching Matchups: 4/7-4/9

Note: Pitching matchups are subject to change Monday, April 7 @ 7:10 PM Tanner Scheppers, RHP (0-0, 15.75) vs John Lackey, RHP (1-0, 3.00) TV: NESN, ESPN, WatchESPN, MLB.tv Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio Tuesday, April 8 @ 6:10 PM Martin Perez, LHP (0-0, 3.18) vs Felix Doubront, LHP (1-0, 5.26) TV: NESN, MLB.tv Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio Wednesday...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 2: Phillies vs. Rangers

Philadelphia Phillies (1-0) at Texas Rangers (0-1) Starting Pitchers: PHI: A.J. Burnett vs. TEX: Martin Perez Time: 8:05, The Ballpark in Arlington TV: CSN Weather: Sunny, 81 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: What an opener. How about an encore? The Phillies will face off against left-hander Martin Perez following their 14-run outburst on Monday. One thing to keep...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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