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Sunday morning Rangers things

Sunday morning Rangers things

Sunday morning Rangers news and links Good morning, folks... The Texas Rangers beat the Cincinnati Reds last night by a score of 4-3. The S-T’s game story talks about Mike Minor battling for 6.1 IP despite not having his best stuff. Evan Grant has notes from yesterday’s game. Delino DeShields will be spending Father’s Day playing against his dad’s team. Chris Woodward and his wife have adopted two children, an experience that changed their life for the better. The DMN has notes on Joey Gallo’s imminent return, Joe Palumbo, Matt Bush, Bubba Thompson and Ricky Vanasco. The Rangers...
SportsDay Jun 15, 2019
Rangers notebook: Difficult decision looms as Joey Gallo inches closer to a return

Rangers notebook: Difficult decision looms as Joey Gallo inches closer to a return

CINCINNATI -- With Joey Gallo inching his way towards returning to the roster, the Rangers are faced with yet another difficult decision about his use: Is playing him in center field worth the continued health risk?Gallo will go to Frisco on Sunday to work out for a day, then go to Arizona for the start of the week for more game-simulation workouts. He hopes to return from his strained oblique by next weekend when the Rangers host the Chicago White Sox. He suffered the injury on June 1 while trying to make a throw.Manager Chris Woodward is cognizant of the increased risk for injuries for a...
Lone Star Ball Jun 13, 2019
Joey Gallo talks hitting with David Laurila

Joey Gallo talks hitting with David Laurila

Rangers slugger Joey Gallo dives into the details of hitting with Fangraphs’ David Laurila Texas Rangers outfielder Joey Gallo has been having a breakout season, and talks in great detail about hitting with David Laurila in a fascinating new piece up at Fangraphs today: https://blogs.fangraphs.com/joey-gallo-talks-hitting/ Joey talks about the changes he made in working with new hitting coach Luis Ortiz this offseason, what stats he looks at, the difference in his swing depending on situation, pitch and pitcher, and other stuff. Really interesting info here that’s well worth your time. ...
Lone Star Ball Jun 13, 2019
Thursday Morning Links

Thursday Morning Links

Links! Willie Calhoun is on track to return from the injured list on Monday and Joey Gallo is hitting off a tee and is scheduled to return the following week. The Rangers have signed 13 of their 2019 draft picks, with $300,000 in savings from players signing under slot so far. Cory Mageors at 105.3 has a roundup of young, controllable pitching on teams that are out of the playoff hunt. Drew Smyly will be going from bringing his gas can every fifth day to bringing gas cans whenever they may be needed. Lance Lynn turned in a workmanlike performance yesterday that wasn’t quite good enough,...
Lone Star Ball Jun 10, 2019
Father’s Day gift ideas for your favorite Rangers fan

Father’s Day gift ideas for your favorite Rangers fan

Need Father’s Day’s? We’ve got you... School is out, baseball is in full swing, and that means that Father’s Day is just around the corner. And for those of you looking for gift ideas for Father’s Day, SBN has some suggestions for you. Want some Texas Rangers gear for your dad? We have you covered. Is he a Joey Gallo fan? Well, of course he is, who isn’t...and if so, we’ve got a selection for you there as well. So go ahead and peruse the below, point and click on what looks good, and get all your Father’s Day shopping done without even having to leave the comfort of LSB.
Lone Star Ball Jun 10, 2019
American League All Star voting update

American League All Star voting update

The latest updates in the American League All Star balloting have a couple of Rangers fairly high up in the voting The American League MLB All Star voting for the 2019 All Star Game is ongoing, and with a chunk of ballots in, we have an update on where the voting stands. Hunter Pence is performing best, currently sitting at 2nd place in the voting for the DH spot, behind J.D. Martinez. Elvis Andrus is 9th right now among shortstops, with the Twins’ Jorge Polanco currently occupying the top spot. Two Rangers are among the leading vote-getters in the outfield — Joey Gallo is 8th, just...
SportsDay Jun 7, 2019
What's the latest on Joey Gallo's recovery timetable? Rangers slugger is staying optimistic

What's the latest on Joey Gallo's recovery timetable? Rangers slugger is staying optimistic

ARLINGTON - Even before his first major league pitch, Joe Palumbo understands the opportunity in front of him. Palumbo will be making his debut as part of a day-night doubleheader Saturday with Oakland. Although he’s not guaranteed anything but one game, a nice performance could translate into much more. “That’s definitely the goal,” Palumbo said before Friday’s game. “I’m extremely excited to be here. I can’t wait to get out there and compete.” Originally the Rangers’ 30th round pick in the 2013 draft from West Islip, N.Y., he has no decisions at Double A Frisco in nine...
Lone Star Ball Jun 4, 2019
Texas Rangers lineup for June 4, 2019: Bring on the birds

Texas Rangers lineup for June 4, 2019: Bring on the birds

Our lonely world without Joey Gallo Texas Rangers lineup for June 4, 2019 in the series opener against the Baltimore Orioles: The Rangers will be going for their fourth straight win tonight as they continue to adjust to not having the presence of Joey Gallo in the middle of the order. The lineup: Shin-Soo Choo – LF Delino DeShields – CF Elvis Andrus – SS Nomar Mazara – RF Hunter Pence – DH Asdrubal Cabrera – 3B Rougned Odor – 2B Ronald Guzman – 1B Isiah Kiner-Falefa – C Drew Smyly will take the mound for Texas in the opener against RHP Dylan Bundy for the...
SportsDay Jun 4, 2019
Tom Grieve on what's stood out to him about these Rangers, whether to buy or sell and his impressions of Chris Woodward

Tom Grieve on what's stood out to him about these Rangers, whether to buy or sell and his impressions of Chris Woodward

Tom Grieve, longtime TV color analyst for the Texas Rangers and former general manager of the club, joined the Shan & RJ show on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM] on Monday to talk all things Texas Rangers baseball. Here are some highlights:What is the No. 1 thing that has jumped out at you this season?Grieve: "The emergence of Joey Gallo as an MVP candidate is probably the biggest one, but the one I like the best is the success the Rangers had when they added veteran, complementary players to kind of add something to the young core of players they already had. It's been about development, last year,...
Lone Star Ball Jun 3, 2019
Monday Morning Texas Rangers Update

Monday Morning Texas Rangers Update

It’s gotta be the shorts! Good morning. Chuck Carlton at the DMN writes about the Rangers closing out the series against the Royals with a 5-1 win yesterday behind a great outing from Adrian Sampson. T.R. Sullivan writes that Sampson didn’t need an opener as he cruised to a win with a career high 11 Ks against KC. Carlton offers up more on the Joey Gallo injury front with New York Yankees’ slugger Aaron Judge providing Gallo with advice following his own oblique strain. The MLB draft begins later this evening with the Rangers slated to make the No. 8 overall selection and three of the...
SportsDay Jun 2, 2019
Rangers notebook: Injury to Joey Gallo provides opportunity for Delino DeShields

Rangers notebook: Injury to Joey Gallo provides opportunity for Delino DeShields

ARLINGTON - With Joey Gallo on the IL with a strained oblique, the Texas Rangers recalled Delino DeShields from Nashville. DeShields, 26, isn't just filling out the roster, Woodward said, even though Danny Santana started in center field Sunday. "I'm going to play Delino," Woodward said. "I know Danny has been playing real well but if I had to guess, I'm guessing Delino would get more of the reps in center." While DeShields has hit .182 in 32 games with the Rangers, in his last assignment with Nashville, he was hitting .321 in six games with three RBIs and five steals. Woodward said he wants...
Lone Star Ball Jun 2, 2019
Game 57 Game Day Thread - Kansas City Royals @ Texas Rangers

Game 57 Game Day Thread - Kansas City Royals @ Texas Rangers

Wherein we find out how to enjoy the Texas Rangers sans Joey Gallo Kansas City Royals @ Texas Rangers Sunday, June 02, 2019, 2:05 PM CT The Ballpark RHP Brad Keller vs. RHP Adrian Sampson Today's Lineups ROYALS RANGERS Whit Merrifield - 2B Shin-Soo Choo - DH Adalberto Mondesi - SS Danny Santana - CF Alex Gordon - LF Elvis Andrus - SS Jorge Soler - DH Nomar Mazara - RF Ryan O'Hearn - 1B Hunter Pence - LF Cheslor Cuthbert - 3B Asdrubal Cabrera - 3B Cam Gallagher - C Rougned Odor - 2B Terrance Gore - RF Ronald Guzman - 1B Billy Hamilton - CF Isiah Kiner-Falefa -...
SportsDay Jun 2, 2019
Rangers place Joey Gallo on 10-day IL, recall Delino DeShields from Nashville

Rangers place Joey Gallo on 10-day IL, recall Delino DeShields from Nashville

ARLINGTON - Slugger Joey Gallo has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained left oblique muscle, the Rangers said Sunday. The team has called up DelinoDeShields from Triple AAA Nashville. Gallo, who is batting .276 with 17 home runs, 41 RBI and a .653 slugging percentage, sustained the injury Saturday in a 6-2 win over Kansas City. He first noticed the injury on an outfield throw and then was replaced during a fifth-inning at bat after wincing during a check swing. Before the injury, he had homered in consecutive games against the Royals to end a brief slump. Gallo underwent...
Lone Star Ball Jun 2, 2019
Gallo to the i.l., DeShields recalled

Gallo to the i.l., DeShields recalled

The Rangers have placed Joey Gallo on the injured list with a strained oblique Texas Rangers transactions: Joey Gallo has been placed on the 10 day injured list with a strained oblique, the team announced this morning. Replacing him on the active roster is Delino DeShields, who was recalled from AAA Nashville. Gallo apparently felt something in his oblique yesterday in the fifth inning while making a throw. He felt it in the bottom of the inning during his at bat, and was lifted in the middle of the at bat with a 3-2 count in favor of Danny Santana. After the game, Chris Woodward said...
Lone Star Ball Jun 2, 2019
Texas Rangers lineup for June 2, 2019: Gallo is out

Texas Rangers lineup for June 2, 2019: Gallo is out

As expected, Joey Gallo is out of the lineup today after leaving yesterday’s game with a tight oblique Texas Rangers lineup for June 2, 2019 against the Kansas City Royals: starting pitchers are Adrian Sampson for the Rangers and Brad Keller for the Royals. The Texas Rangers look to take the series against the Royals this afternoon, and will do so with Joey Gallo, who left yesterday’s game with a tight oblique, on the bench. The lineup: Choo — DH Santana — CF Elvis — SS Mazara — RF Pence — LF Cabrera — 3B Odor — 2B Guzman — 1B IKF — C

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