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Lone Star Ball Aug 7, 2019
Scott Heineman, Locke St. John optioned

Scott Heineman, Locke St. John optioned

Jim Cowsert-USA TODAY Sports The Rangers have optioned Locke St. John and Scott Heineman to AAA Nashville Texas Rangers transactions: Scott Heineman and Locke St. John were optioned to AAA Nashville after game two of today’s doubleheader, the team announced today. The optioning of St. John, a lefty relief pitcher, was the third roster move of the day he was involved in. He was optioned to AAA Nashville before game one today to make room on the active roster for Shawn Kelley, who was activated from the injured list. He was then recalled for game two as the 26th man who is allowed to...
Lone Star Ball Aug 7, 2019
Shawn Kelley activated, Locke St. John optioned

Shawn Kelley activated, Locke St. John optioned

Photo by Hannah Foslien/ Reliever Shawn Kelley is off the injured list and back on the active roster Texas Rangers transactions: Shawn Kelley, Rangers relief pitcher, has been activated from the 10 day injured list, the Rangers announced today. To make room for him on the active roster, relief pitcher Locke St. John has been optioned to AAA Nashville. Kelley has been one of the Rangers’ best relievers this year, putting up a 3.00 ERA in 33 IP, and has handled the closer role when he has been healthy. He was on the injured list for right biceps soreness, having left the game on July...
Lone Star Ball Aug 5, 2019
Thoughts on a 1-0 Rangers win

Thoughts on a 1-0 Rangers win

David Richard-USA TODAY Sports Rangers 1, Indians 0 Rangers 1, Indians 0 How about that Mike Minor? Maybe it was the trade rumors getting to him after all. After a bad July, Minor started August with a terrific outing, throwing 7 shutout innings, allowing 7 singles (3 of the infield variety) with just 1 walk against 7 Ks. ERA is back down to 3.06. Jesse Chavez, who appears to have 8th inning duties while Shawn Kelley is out, had a 1-2-3 8th with a K. Jose Leclerc had the 9th, and gave up a double to Jose Ramirez to start the inning, leading us all to start stressing over whether...
SportsDay Aug 5, 2019
Rangers notebook: Taylor Hearn shut down for season with elbow issue; other pitching injury updates

Rangers notebook: Taylor Hearn shut down for season with elbow issue; other pitching injury updates

Monday's news and notes from around the Texas Rangers organization...-- LHP Taylor Hearn has been shut down from throwing for the foreseeable future with renewed irritation in his left elbow. Rangers officials do not believe the issue to be related to his ulnar collateral ligament, but it officially puts an end to his season. Hearn injured the elbow in his major league debut in late April. -- RHP Shawn Kelley was scheduled to throw live batting practice in Nashville on Monday and was to rejoin the Rangers on Tuesday for a follow up evaluation. He could be activated as early as Tuesday if all...
SportsDay Jul 22, 2019
Rangers notebook: Shawn Kelley hoping to avoid lengthy Injured List stay; Carlos Tocci designated for assignment

Rangers notebook: Shawn Kelley hoping to avoid lengthy Injured List stay; Carlos Tocci designated for assignment

SEATTLE - When he left the mound Sunday after throwing a couple of warmup pitches with a searing pain in his right biceps/shoulder, Shawn Kelley was concerned he had just left a major league mound for the last time. So were the Rangers.But an MRI on Monday showed no acute damage to Kelly's 35-year-old shoulder and rotator cuff. Kelley has had some soreness in the area for a while and had a cortisone injection into a knot near his bursa sac during the All-Star break. He will rest and treat the area for about 48 hours, then be re-evaluated. Though he ended up on the Injured List Monday, there...

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