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Official Video: Zoilo Almonte foul ball caught by Jim Adduci, who crashes awkwardly into the wall for his efforts

Texas Rangers left fielder Jim Adduci races into foul territory and makes an incredible leaping catch while crashing into the wall.Your browser does not support iframes.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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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 MLB.com. 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
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lewis leads Rangers past Yankees for series win

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Rangers turned back the clock to 2010 in their 3-2 win Wednesday. The game featured a sellout crowd, a tight contest against the Yankees and a fully healthy Colby Lewis. Lewis looked like his pre-injury self with seven strong innings. He allowed just two runs on four hits and never looked fatigued despite throwing 106 pitches. Lewis admitted that the sellout...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Holland sharp in first rehab start

FRISCO, Texas - Derek Holland made this look easy in his first rehab start since microfracture surgery on his left knee. Almost too easy. The Texas left-hander pitched two hitless innings for Double-A Frisco Wednesday, striking out four and walking two in his 33-pitch outing against Midland. Holland was so effective there was little chance for Holland to test his left knee. "...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Braves Rumors: Atlanta checks in on Rangers' Neal Cotts

The Atlanta Braves have been searching the trade market for a left-handed relief pitcher to bolster their relief corps. Andrew Miller of the Red Sox, Wesley Wright of the Cubs, and James Russell of the Cubs have been on the Braves list of targets, but they have yet to come close to acquiring any of them. Atlanta really wants a lefty in their bullpen, so they are continuing to...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Rios unfazed by trade talk

ARLINGTON, Texas - Alex Rios understands that Wednesday night's game with Texas could be his final one in a Rangers' uniform. Rios, who batted third for Texas, said he's enjoyed his time with the club but understands that it's a business and the outfielder is a commodity for a last-place team with the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday afternoon. "You have to...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orioles interested in trading for reliever Neal Cotts

The Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers have had discussions about a trade that would send reliever Neal Cotts to the Orioles according to T.R. Sullivan. With Zach Britton moving into the closers role, the Orioles have a need for a left handed reliever. Orioles and Rangers talking about Neal Cotts…. Orioles looking for reliever who can get both sides out. — TR Sullivan (@Sullivan_Ranger...
Via Tireball.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trade Talks For Alex Rios Gaining Traction

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, trade talks for Rangers outfielder Alex Rios are “gaining traction” in several places. The Rangers are willing to eat some of the remaining salary on Rios’ contract if that’s what it takes to move him. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports says that the Indians, Giants, Reds and Royals are among a bevy of suitors who have Rios on their radar...
Via Mets Merized Online
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Leonys Martin Takes a Fly Ball to the Head

2014: The Year the Houston Astros played a whole season in disguise as the Texas Rangers. - – - – - Also see … PICTURE: Texas Rangers fan sign foiled by Texas education PICTURE: Dog is a huge Rangers fan SP’s Texas Rangers page The post VIDEO: Leonys Martin Takes a Fly Ball to the Head appeared first on SportsPickle.
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios’ Missed Fly Ball Clocks Leonys Martin In The Head (Video)

The Boston Red Sox have been really bad this season, but at least they’re not the Texas Rangers. The Rangers owned Major League Baseball’s worst record at 42-64 heading into Tuesday night’s contest against the New York Yankees, and they did little to improve on that dubious distinction, falling to New York 12-11 for their sixth loss in eight games. As if losing wasn’t bad...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Nick Tepesch to skip start

Texas Rangers starter Nick Tepesch will miss his next turn in the rotation after leaving Saturday's start with knee soreness. Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports that Jerome Williams is now slated to start Friday's series opener against the Cleveland Indians.Grant spoke to manager Ron Washington, who said they expect Tepesch to be ready for his next turn:...
Via MLB Injury News
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Rios drops fly ball, charged with 3-base error

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers right fielder Alex Rios was charged with a three-base error after a fly ball bounced out of his glove during the sixth inning of Tuesday night's game against the N.Y. Yankees.Yankees batter Brett Gardner hit a fly ball to right-center field, with Rios was chasing the ball along with center fielder Leonys Martin. It appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers made defensive error straight out of Three Stooges (Video)

The Texas Rangers took embarrassing to a whole new level on Tuesday night with this defensive blunder committed against the New York Yankees. The Rangers were down 7-4 with two outs in the top of the sixth inning when Brett Gardner hit a fly ball to right center. Alex Rios was coming over from right […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rangers’ outfielders collide on fly ball

When the Texas Rangers are 42-65, losing can sometimes become an art. The Rangers’ outfielders Leonys Martin and Alex Rios made a funny play on this routine fly ball into right center off the bat of the New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner (mlb.com). They didn’t do it on purpose obviously, but the surprise made it entertaining. This scored Brendan Ryan from second base, which was...
Via Reading Between The Seams
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers come close but awful July continues

ARLINGTON, Texas - If you're looking for a highlight to describe July for the Texas Rangers all you have to is watch one play in the top of the sixth inning of Tuesday's game. It was on that play that a fly ball that would have put an end to an already bad inning hit off the glove of right fielder Alex Rios. It then plunked centerfielder Leonys Martin in the head, allowing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Rios Drops Ball, Nearly KO’s Teammate

Well this was interesting. While attempting to casually catch a fly ball against the New York Yankees on Tuesday, Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Alex Rios let said ball bounce off his glove and on to the head of centerfielder Leonys Martin.  I am not too sure how many of you are old enough to remember then Texas Rangers outfielder Jose Canseco letting a ball bounce off his head...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Texas working to trade Alex Rios

There is a market for Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios and there appears to be a good shot that he's traded. The San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds, and New York Yankees have asked the Rangers about Rios, according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi of FoxSports.com.Andy Martino of the New York Daily News was told by a team looking for a bat that the Rangers...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish can’t get Brett Gardner out, blames Gardner’s parents

Yu Darvish is one of the best pitchers in the American League. The Texas Rangers ace picked up his 10th victory of the season against the New York Yankees on Monday night, but there is one guy he still can’t seem to figure out — Brett Gardner. Gardner accounted for New York’s only two runs […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios: Everyman Outfielder

After finishing no worse than second in the AL West between 2008 and 2013, the Texas Rangers stumbled hard this season. As July winds down, they are stuck at the bottom of the division, 23.5 games behind the Oakland A’s. Like the Boston Red Sox, the Rangers find themselves in the unfamiliar position of selling at the deadline rather than buying. One player who could soon find himself...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish: “I just blame the parents of Brett Gardner”

Quality, quality quote from Yu Darvish after last night’s win over the Yankees. A win which was only blemished by two Brett Gardner home runs. Darvish: “I just blame the parents of Brett Gardner. I just blame them for creating a great hitter.”
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish blames batter's folks for 'creating a great hitter'

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish jokingly blamed the parents of New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner for "creating a great hitter" after Gardner hit two solo home runs against him during Monday night's game at Globe Life Park.Reporters asked Darvish about the expression he made on the mound after the second home run he gave...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees at Rangers (7/29/14)

Brandon McCarthy (2-0, 1.45 ERA) brings his unbeaten pinstripes record to Texas to face Nick Martinez (1-6, 4.73 ERA). Since coming to the Yanks on July 6, McCarthy has been a staple in the reconstructed Yankees rotation. “It’s a nice feeling,” McCarthy said. “It’s the opposite of how I felt earlier this year, where I was a burden on my team. I was a guy that was holding...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darvish, big inning propel Rangers to rare win

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers certainly didn't look like a team that was 23 games under .500 Monday night in their series opener against the New York Yankees. Their ace was doing ace-like things, as Yu Darvish struck out eight and punctuated his night with a fist pump following a strikeout of Brian McCann to end the seventh inning. The offense was able to string together...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Are Expected To Deal Rios, Could Be Good Fit For Mets

The Texas Rangers are getting a lot of inquiries on outfielder Alex Rios, who now seems to be a lock to be traded before July 31. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported on Monday that at least four teams have expressed interest in Rios, who has about $5 million remaining on his contract for this season and a $13.5 million team option for next season with a $1 million buyout. Rios...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Four teams interested in Alex Rios

The Texas Rangers are in the midst of a nightmarish season in which they are 41-64, last place in the American League West. Injuries have derailed the team, as 13 players are currently on the disabled list, nine of them on the 60-day disabled list. With the Rangers likely to make moves before the trade deadline, a few players are getting some interest. One of those is 11-year veteran...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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