Rangers Injury Update: Tanner Scheppers 'feels great' in bullpen session

Although he had never started a game in his major league career, Tanner Scheppers was named the Texas Rangers opening day starter to start 2014. Being named the day one starter was the high point of his season.  He has hit hard in four starts and then moved back to the bullpen.  Later elbow troubles, landed him on the disabled list. #451385778 / gettyimages.comBut heading into...
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7 days ago  |  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...
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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

Early lead slips away, but Rangers recover in time for 8-6 win over Baltimore

The arms: RHP Colby Lewis could not hold a five-run lead and is still without a quality start 10 outings after his return from 18 months of rehab from arm and hip surgeries. … LHP Robbie Ross pitched two perfect innings to keep the game tied, his cleanest outing of the five since he moved back to the bullpen. … RHP Tanner Scheppers allowed a homer to Adam Jones on a 1-and-2 pitch...
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June 06, 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 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...
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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...
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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...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tanner Scheppers moving into the rotation hasn’t worked for the Rangers

Injuries forced the Rangers to make some last-minute adjustments to their rotation and they decided to give Tanner Scheppers the Opening Day start despite the fact that he’d never started a big-league game before. It went poorly, as have his other starts, and now Scheppers may not be long for the rotation. Manager Ron Washington declined to feed into that speculation, but Scheppers...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers comeback again in 8-6 victory over Mariners

An early four-run lead disappeared as Tanner Scheppers struggled once again to avoid the big inning. But the Texas Rangers found their way for another comeback victory with timely hitting and their bullpen pitching a shutout the final 6 2/3 innings. Mitch Moreland had his first three-RBI game in almost a year, J.P. Arencibia drove in two runs on groundouts and the Rangers held on...
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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...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers fall flat in Fenway

The Red Sox had lost three straight games at home. It was only a matter of time before that streak broke.  Why not have the Rangers do the honors? Right? Sigh. Tanner Scheppers went out to the mound for the second time this season.  I’m not sure the results were much better than his first […]
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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...
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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 1: Phillies vs. Rangers

Philadelphia Phillies (0-0) at Texas Rangers (0-0) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Cliff Lee vs. TEX: Tanner Scheppers Time: 2:05, The Ballpark in Arlington TV: CSN Weather: Cloudy/windy, 81 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: It’s Opening Day for the Philadelphia Phillies. Hope springs eternal with the first day of the year. Everyone is a contender, on even ground. But...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tanner Scheppers atop unexpected Rangers rotation

Not even general manager Jon Daniels could announce the Texas Rangers’ season-opening rotation without having a little fun, offering a whole dollar to the media member who could correctly guess the No. 5 starter. But even the first four Daniels named Wednesday, the club’s last day at the Surprise Recreation Campus, were unexpected as a whole. Only left-hander Martin Perez survived...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers tab Scheppers to start opener

Rangers name Tanner Scheppers as the Opening Day starter against the Phillies after Yu Darvish was scratched from the start with a stiff neck.
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers tab Scheppers to start opener

Tanner Scheppers' transformation from reliever to starter took another turn Wednesday when he was named the Opening Day starter for Texas. Scheppers has never started a regular-season game in the majors and his last regular-season start came in 2011 for Round Rock. He has just eight starts in his pro career. No. 9 will come against Cliff Lee Monday at 1:05 p.m. at Globe Life...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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