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  1. Rangers officially shut down Alex Rios

    Sep 21, 2014, 1:53 PM EDT

    alex rios getty

    Rangers outfielder Alex Rios hasn’t appeared in a game since September 4 due to a nagging right thumb injury, and he’s not going to be rushed back for the final week.

  2. Rangers likely to decline 2015 option on Alex Rios

    Sep 18, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

    Alex Rios

    After a strong first half Alex Rios has been injured and ineffective in the second half.

  3. Alex Rios will miss a week with a thumb infection

    Sep 5, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

    Alex Rios

    Alex Rios is suffering from an infection in his right thumb and will miss at least a week of action.

  4. Michael Cuddyer hits for the cycle

    Aug 18, 2014, 12:20 AM EDT

    Michael Cuddyer

    Fresh off of the disabled list, Michael Cuddyer became the first player to hit for the cycle this season in the second game of Sunday’s double-header against the Reds.

  5. Alex Rios back in Rangers’ lineup on Wednesday

    Aug 13, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

    alex rios gety

    Alex Rios is back in the Rangers’ starting lineup on Wednesday night against the Rays for the first time since aggravating a right ankle injury on a slide into home plate Sunday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.

  6. Alex Rios exits Sunday’s game with an ankle injury

    Aug 10, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Alex Rios, Carlos Corporan

    Alex Rios reaggravated his right ankle injury on a play at the plate in Sunday’s game against the Astros. He’ll be reevaluated on Monday.

  7. Alex Rios has cleared waivers

    Aug 7, 2014, 5:07 PM EDT

    Alex Rios AP

    Now it’s just like July for him and the Rangers: anyone can trade for him.

  8. Jose Bautista, Casey Janssen “frustrated” and “disappointed” by Blue Jays’ lack of trade deadline activity

    Aug 1, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Toronto was 38-24 and in first place by six games on June 6, but the Blue Jays have gone 22-26 since then and general manager Alex Anthopoulos did nothing at the trade deadline yesterday.

  9. The State of the Trade Deadline: Yesterday was pretty sleepy. Will general managers wake up today?

    Jul 31, 2014, 8:10 AM EDT

    Jon Lester

    The State of the Trade Deadline, eight hours before the music stops.

  10. The Mariners are out on Marlon Byrd

    Jul 30, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Marlon Byrd

    It’s been a rumor for a good while, but now it’s going where rumors go when they die.

  11. Rangers drawing lots of trade interest in Alex Rios

    Jul 28, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Alex Rios AP

    With an MLB-worst 41-64 record the Rangers are obviously looking to sell at the trade deadline and right fielder Alex Rios seems likely to be moved before July 31.

  12. Yankees said to be eyeing Twins outfielder Josh Willingham

    Jul 27, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT

    josh willingham getty

    Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that the Yankees are eyeing Twins outfielder Josh Willingham, who would require less of a committment in years and money than Alex Rios and Marlon Byrd.

  13. The Royals are thinking about trading for Alex Rios

    Jul 21, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

    Alex Rios AP

    You could do worse. Like, say, stand pat with the Royals’ offense.

  14. Rangers plan to hold on to many of their veterans

    Jul 19, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

    Adrian Beltre

    The Rangers, with baseball’s worst record, are expected to sell off some expendable veterans, but they won’t be getting rid of everybody.

  15. Alex Rios exits game with right ankle sprain; X-rays negative, considered day-to-day

    Jul 19, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT

    Alex Rios AP

    Rangers outfielder Alex Rios was forced to exit today’s game against the Blue Jays in the first inning after he sprained his right ankle on a swing.

  16. GM Rick Hahn plays White Sox’s hand close to vest once again

    Jul 8, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

    Dayan Viciedo Getty

    The trade deadline is rapidly approaching and Rick Hahn already has his poker face on.

  17. Jon Niese hit in side by comebacker; X-rays come back negative

    Jul 5, 2014, 11:31 AM EDT

    Jon Niese Getty

    Mets left-hander Jon Niese was forced to leave his start against the Rangers in the first inning last night after he was hit in the left side by a comebacker off the bat of Alex Rios. Fortunately, he managed to avoid a serious injury.

  18. Carlos Gomez is one of the dozen best players in baseball

    May 28, 2014, 3:46 PM EDT

    Carlos Gomez

    It seems like most people don’t realize just how good Carlos Gomez has become.

  19. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    May 19, 2014, 5:07 AM EDT

    Alex Gordon

    Two homers for Alex Gordon, a triple play for the Rockies and another shellacking of a hapless opponent by the Oakland Athletics.

  20. Papi’s popup, Yu’s missed no-no and the stupidity of errors

    May 10, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

    Darvish Odor Rios AP

    1. Ninety-nine percent of baseball fans believe that ball absolutely should have been caught.

    And …

    2. Ninety-nine percent of baseball fans believe it should not be ruled an error because neither guy touched the ball.

    This is the stupidity of errors in 21st Century America.

  21. [Updated] Yu Darvish loses no-hitter with two outs in the ninth inning

    May 9, 2014, 10:41 PM EDT

    Yu Darvish

    We’ve heard it before, and we’ll certainly continue to hear it: Yu Darvish is working on a no-hitter.

  22. Charlie Blackmon ties Rockies record with six hits against the D-Backs

    Apr 4, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

    Arizona Diamondbacks v Colorado Rockies

    Charlie Blackmon tied a Rockies franchise record with six hits against the Diamondbacks on Friday.

  23. 2014 Preview: Chicago White Sox

    Feb 27, 2014, 2:08 PM EDT

    Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Chicago White Sox. The Big Question: Can the White Sox rebuild the league’s worst lineup on the fly? Chicago…

  24. Ron Washington unveils his planned Rangers lineup

    Feb 19, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT

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    Rangers manager Ron Washington 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 No big surprises, although…

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