Mar 14, 2015, 12:45 PM EDT
Martin will provide speed at the top of the lineup, but he owns a .316 on-base percentage over his first 334 games in the majors.
Feb 24, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT
Coming off the season he just had, it’s probably good that he is.
Dec 5, 2014, 11:08 AM EDT
It’s not just The Man who Would Replace Derek Jeter in this deal. But let’s talk about that for a second too.
Nov 16, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT
Rangers GM Jon Daniels will listen to interested teams on shortstop Elvis Andrus.
Nov 12, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
He costs a lot and has declined in performance of late. Not exactly the sort of guy you jump at.
Nov 10, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Andrus has an eight-year, $120 million contract that doesn’t even start until 2015.
Oct 17, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT
Elvis Andrus is slimming down.
Sep 18, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT
The only thing more painful than hitting rock bottom is thinking you’ve hit it, only to find out there’s still more room to sink.
Aug 26, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT
Here at the end of his tenure, baseball is closer to Selig’s nirvana than perhaps ever before.
Jul 19, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT
The Rangers, with baseball’s worst record, are expected to sell off some expendable veterans, but they won’t be getting rid of everybody.
Jun 2, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT
Feel the excitement.
May 15, 2014, 5:06 PM EDT
Troy Tulowitzki has a $157 million deal. Elvis Andrus makes $120 million. Stephen Drew is unemployed. Where does Hanley fit on that spectrum?
May 1, 2014, 6:53 AM EDT
In today’s ATH we offer a few quick history lessons too. For example, did you know that “And That Happened” used to be called “Hark, this Occurred” back when it was a print feature? True story.
Mar 28, 2014, 8:51 AM EDT
The Rangers have been decimated by injuries, but they may be getting one key injured player back today: Rangers manager Ron Washington said Elvis Andrus would start Friday in San Antonio at SS. — Anthony Andro (@aandro) March 28, 2014 Andrus went through a full workout yesterday and his bum elbow seemed OK. If he plays…
Mar 19, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar is finally cleared to play defense after missing time with a shoulder injury, but now shortstop Elvis Andrus has been shut down with elbow problems for the second time this month. Andrus will take at least a few games off and Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star Telegram reports…
Mar 12, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT
Bovada released its player prop bets for the 2014 season on Wednesday, providing odds on the AL and NL MVP and Cy Young races, as well as MLB’s home run leader. Here’s a look at what I consider to be the best bets in each category. Please do note, though, all information here is for…
Mar 1, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT
Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus will be sidelined for “several days” due to tendinitis in the flexor tendon of his right arm, reports Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News. Andrus was trying to play through some early soreness, but the Rangers decided to shut him down after he made an awkward throw to first base…
Feb 19, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT
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…
Jan 11, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT
And now, for the really big news. Elvis Andrus made an appearance today at the Rangers’ caravan event in Frisco, Texas. And he used the occasion to show off his new Abraham Lincoln-inspired beard. Check it out below, courtesy of Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas: Check out the beard on @ElvisandrusSS1 today. He claims that…
Nov 17, 2013, 8:10 PM EDT
As Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News points out, the Rangers have a surfeit of middle infield depth. At the Major League level, they have Ian Kinsler and Elvis Andrus signed to lengthy contracts as well as Jurickson Profar. Beyond those three, prospects Rougned Odor and Luis Sardinas are waiting in the wings. With…
Nov 15, 2013, 10:10 PM EDT
With their eyes on the horizon, the Orioles are open to the possibility of trading catcher Matt Wieters or shortstop J.J. Hardy to create payroll flexibility, reports Steve Melewski of MASN. The O’s have some interesting situations to address in the near future including extending Chris Davis (a free agent after 2015) and buying out…
Nov 10, 2013, 5:39 PM EDT
Cardinals GM John Mozeliak is not being shy about his primary offseason strategy: Mozeliak made it clear to us this morning that he’d like to trade a young “starting pitcher”: for a “young controllable shortstop” XM 89 — JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) November 10, 2013 There are a couple of shortstop options on the free agent…
Nov 6, 2013, 2:19 PM EDT
Ken Rosenthal reports that the Rangers are considering trading either second baseman Ian Kinsler or shortstop Elvis Andrus to make room for Jurickson Profar. Kinsler is guaranteed $57 million over the next four seasons, Andrus is owed $126 million over the next nine. A such, neither would be easy to move. But neither would be…
Oct 22, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT
This kind of doubles as a “what’s the market for Kendrys Morales?” post, too. Anyway, the Royals have let it be known that Billy Butler is available, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney. Had they done this a year ago, they would have been in line for a nice return. Now? Probably not so much. Butler…
Sep 30, 2013, 10:16 PM EDT
The Rays added a run in the top of the sixth inning with an RBI double by David DeJesus, but the Rangers fought right back in the bottom-half of the frame. After Elvis Andrus reached on a one-out single and stole second base, Alex Rios delivered a double off the left field wall to cut…
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