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Rangers recall IF Alberto, activate RHP Scheppers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers recalled infielder Hanser Alberto from Triple-A Round Rock on Wednesday and designated infielder Adam Rosales for assignment. The 22-year-old Alberto made his major league debut with the Rangers in late May and returned to the minors in early July. He primarily played second base, hitting .247 in 25 games with three RBIs. In 81 games with...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers recall IF Alberto, activate RHP Scheppers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers recalled infielder Hanser Alberto from Triple-A Round Rock on Wednesday and designated infielder Adam Rosales for assignment. The 22-year-old Alberto made his major league debut with the Rangers in late May and returned to the minors in early July. He primarily played second base, hitting .247 in 25 games with three RBIs. In 81 games with...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: Bullpen woes continue to derail playoff hopes

Each time the Texas Rangers get on a hot streak their bullpen ensures to bring them back to Earth. The bullpen has been a true momentum killer for Texas this season, perhaps most notably during the last week and a half. The Rangers have been playing solid ball of late, winning eight of their last thirteen games. But what is currently a nice run, could have been a phenomenal run....
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers put Scheppers on DL, recall Klein

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have placed right-handed setup man Tanner Scheppers on the 15-day disabled list with left knee inflammation and recalled right-hander Phil Klein from Triple-A Round Rock. Rangers manager Jeff Banister said before Sunday's game against the San Francisco Giants that Scheppers mentioned the injury early last week but tried to pitch through...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers put Scheppers on DL, recall Klein

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have placed right-handed setup man Tanner Scheppers on the 15-day disabled list with left knee inflammation and recalled right-hander Phil Klein from Triple-A Round Rock. Rangers manager Jeff Banister said before Sunday's game against the San Francisco Giants that Scheppers mentioned the injury early last week but tried to pitch through it...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bullpen can't hold up for Hamels, Rangers lose to Giants in extras

The trade for Cole Hamels led to an extra 8,500 people buying tickets for Saturday night's Texas Rangers game to see him make his Texas Rangers debut. If they stuck around long enough in the game against San Francisco, they saw an all-too-familiar scene. A Texas bullpen that has the worst ERA in the majors couldn't protect the lead for Hamels and the Giants eventually won with two...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants win 9-7 in 11 innings to spoil Texas debut for Hamels

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Cole Hamels followed up his no-hitter by pitching into the eighth inning of his Texas debut without a decision as the Rangers lost 9-7 to the San Francisco Giants in 11 innings Saturday night. Hunter Pence led off the 11th inning with a homer off Sam Dyson (0-1), another pitcher in his first game for Texas. Brandon Belt homered twice for the Giants, who have...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig breaks bat over knee after strikeout (Video)

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was none too pleased after striking out on a Tanner Scheppers fastball in the 8th inning of Monday night’s 4-1 loss to the Texas Rangers. In his best impression of Bo Jackson, the Cuban phenom took out his frustrations on his bat, snapping the piece of lumber right in half over...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunday Notes: Venditte, Scheppers, Perkins, Gerber, more

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 […]
Via Fangraphs
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Choo's hit in 11th lifts Rangers to win over White Sox

  Shin-Soo Choo's single beat the Chicago White Sox and their defensive shift, sending the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 win in 11 innings on Thursday night. Leonys Martin led off the inning with his third single and moved to second on Hanser Alberto's sacrifice. Choo grounded the ball to the right of Chicago shortstop Alexei Ramirez, who was shifted toward second base. Dan Jennings (1...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Choo's hit in 11th lifts Rangers to 2-1 win over White Sox

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Shin-Soo Choo's single beat the Chicago White Sox and their defensive shift, sending the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 win in 11 innings on Thursday night. Leonys Martin led off the inning with his third single and moved to second on Hanser Alberto's sacrifice. Choo grounded the ball to the right of Chicago shortstop Alexei Ramirez, who was shifted toward second base...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: Breaking down the bullpen shake-up

The Texas Rangers have had their early shortcomings this season. The offense got off to a miserable start, but has now turned it around. Starting pitching continues to be a roller coaster ride, but has seemingly been on the rise more than the fall. The one area that has struggled throughout is the bullpen. The performances have been inconsistent, the strategies towards opponents...
Via isportsweb.com
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tribe has no Answer for Prince, Throws Game Away Late; Rangers 10, Indians 8

The Indians climbed back from a 3-0 deficit to take a 5-3 lead, then did the same from a 7-5 deficit to take an 8-7 lead on Monday. But the Rangers eventually took advantage of two late errors by Indians pitchers to win the opener of a three-game set, 10-8. The loss ended the Tribe’s winning streak at six, but they’ve still won eight of their last 11. Carlos Santana (solo shot...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers send struggling Scheppers to minors, recall Claudio

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have recalled left-hander Alex Claudio from Triple-A Round Rock and optioned struggling reliever Tanner Scheppers to their top minor league affiliate. Scheppers had an 11.25 ERA in five appearances after being activated from the 15-day disabled list on April 17, allowing five runs and six hits with four walks in four innings. He had a right...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Minor League Manager Has Yet Another Meltdown, Adding To Résumé (Video)

Joe Mikulik blew up again this weekend, but at least he kept his clothes on this time. One of baseball’s most fiery managers at any level, Mikulik has earned a reputation as a hothead during his minor league managing tenure. Now the manager of the Frisco RoughRiders — the Texas Rangers’ Double-A affiliate — Mikulik wasted no time reminding us of this. The thing about Mikulik’s...
Via NESN.com
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' 25-man roster lacking lefty reliever

New Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister will begin the season with three players looking to make their major league debut and without a left-hander in the bullpen. As expected, left-hander Sam Freeman was designated for assignment Sunday. The Rangers purchased the contracts of right-handers Keone Kela and Anthony Bass from Triple-A Round Rock to complete their 25-man roster. Kela...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tanner Scheppers drops creepy photobomb on Shawn Tolleson (Video)

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 Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook...
Via Holdout Sports
February 25, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 20, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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