4:49 PM EDT, Fri April 18, 2014

Ron Washington, Rangers put the kibosh on Rios stealing third

Houston Astros third baseman Matt Dominguez (30) comes away with the tag of Texas Rangers Alex Rios (51) who was trying to steal third base in the eighth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX on Saturday, April 12, …

Stop signs in the future for Alex Rios

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington blamed himself for Alex Rios’ base-running gaffe during a loss to Houston on Saturday night. With the Rangers trailing 5-4, Rios tried to steal third with none out and a left-handed hitter, Prince Fielder, at …

Comfort level why Rios bats 3rd, Fielder 4th

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington decided to bat Alex Rios third and Prince Fielder fourth with Adrian Beltre out of the lineup because he wanted both players in spots that they're used to. "Rios has hit fourth a little bit in his career, but he's not a fourth hitter," Washington said. "I want to put him somewhere where he's comfortable. I just switched them." Rios has hit .280 in nearly 2,200 career at-bats in the No. 3 spot.
Rotoworld Apr 11, 2014

Rangers have 'encouraged' Alex Rios to run - Alex Rios (OF) Texas Rangers

Rangers baserunning instructor Gary Pettis said Thursday that the club has encouraged Alex Rios to run more.
KFFL Apr 11, 2014

Rangers | Alex Rios encouraged to run

Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios has been encouraged to run more on the base paths ...

Washington: Rios will keep running

SURPRISE, Ariz. — Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said on Thursday that outfielder Alex Rios will keep running this season. Rios stole 16 bases in 17 attempts during 47 games with the Rangers after being acquired from the Chicago White …

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