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Rangers roll despite Seager's early exit

@kennlandry
June 5, 2024

ARLINGTON -- Just as things were looking up for the Rangers on the injury front, another one has occurred. Rangers shortstop Corey Seager pulled up short of first base after an RBI single in the second inning of the Rangers’ series finale against the Tigers at Globe Life Field with

Carter (back injury) to miss extended time 

@kennlandry
June 4, 2024

ARLINGTON -- Rangers manager Bruce Bochy led off with good injury news on Tuesday afternoon, telling reporters that a trio of starting pitchers -- Max Scherzer, Jon Gray and Tyler Mahle -- are progressing from their respective injuries. Then he swiftly dealt the bad news: rookie outfielder Evan Carter’s back

Semien out of Rangers' lineup for first time in 349 games

@kennlandry
May 29, 2024

ARLINGTON -- There was a resounding “What?!” among the Rangers media continental as the club’s lineup for the series finale against the Diamondbacks at Globe Life Field was announced Wednesday morning before Texas' 6-1 win. For the first time in the Bruce Bochy era, Marcus Semien would not be in

Eovaldi's brief start in return gives way to strong bullpen effort

@kennlandry
May 29, 2024

ARLINGTON -- Andrew Heaney began warming up in the Rangers' bullpen in the bottom of the third inning on Tuesday night, as the offense cut into an early Diamondbacks lead. That isn’t strange, in and of itself, but Texas had ace Nathan Eovaldi on the mound, and it would be

Carter heads to 10-day IL with lower back injury

@kennlandry
May 28, 2024

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers are trading out one rookie sensation for another. As outfielder Wyatt Langford was activated from the injured list after rehabbing a hamstring injury on Tuesday, fellow rookie Evan Carter continues the Rangers’ injury epidemic, landing himself on the 10-day IL with lower back soreness. Carter missed

Gray lands on IL with mild right groin strain

With 10 losses in their past 12 games, Rangers trying to push through skid, injuries
@kennlandry
May 23, 2024

PHILADELPHIA -- It’s been one step forward and two steps back for the Rangers this season. The day after starter Dane Dunning came off of the injured list, another pitcher in Jon Gray landed on it with a mild right groin strain on Thursday. Gray tossed five innings and allowed

Rangers' staff needing to 'step up' after rash of injuries

@kennlandry
May 12, 2024

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Scherzer uncertain about return as rehab is stalled by nerve issue

@MannyOnMLB
May 11, 2024

DENVER -- Max Scherzer, whose recovery from December back surgery was slowed recently due to right thumb soreness, said on Saturday that team doctors believe the problem may actually be a nerve issue that extends up to his right triceps. “I went back to Dallas to see the doctors,” Scherzer

Dunning placed on 15-day IL with right rotator cuff strain

@kennlandry
May 8, 2024

OAKLAND -- The Rangers may have the best rotation in baseball on the injured list as we speak. Texas right-hander Dane Dunning landed on the injured list on Wednesday with a right rotator cuff strain, joining fellow starters Nathan Eovaldi, Max Scherzer, Jacob deGrom, Cody Bradford and Tyler Mahle on

Langford (hamstring strain) placed on IL, will miss 3-4 weeks

@Jackson_Stoneee
May 6, 2024

KANSAS CITY – The Rangers’ injury bug has made its way to Texas’ No. 1 prospect. Wyatt Langford, who exited Saturday’s win in the fifth inning after pulling up short of first base, was diagnosed with a Grade 1 right hamstring strain following Sunday’s 3-2 win over the Royals and

Rangers' 15-run outburst dampened by Langford injury

@Jackson_Stoneee
May 5, 2024

KANSAS CITY -- The Rangers waited all April for the bats of 2023 to return to form, but on the night the offense erupted to life, Texas’ injury-plagued season struck again. The Rangers set season highs in runs and hits (17) en route to a 15-4 victory over the Royals

Eovaldi hits IL with groin strain, but Rangers 'optimistic'

@Jackson_Stoneee
May 3, 2024

KANSAS CITY -- For the fifth time this season, the Rangers’ rotation took a big hit. Texas ace Nathan Eovaldi was placed on the 15-day injured list ahead of Friday’s opener against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium with a right groin strain he sustained during Thursday’s 6-0 win over the

Eovaldi sharp in Rangers' win, but exits with groin tightness

@kennlandry
May 2, 2024

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers’ starting pitching depth has already been tested throughout the young 2024 season, and they might have just been handed another challenge on Thursday. Texas ace Nathan Eovaldi was cruising in the Rangers' 6-0 win over the Nationals in the series finale at Globe Life Field, having

Jung suffers fractured right wrist on HBP, goes on IL

@kennlandry
April 2, 2024

ST. PETERSBURG -- Rangers third baseman Josh Jung has what manager Bruce Bochy calls buzzard's luck. Jung isn’t injury prone if you ask Bochy, but there’s no doubt he has had some of the worst luck that the skipper has seen in all his time in the game. Jung was

Nathaniel Lowe (oblique) might be out for Opening Day

@kennlandry
March 8, 2024

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Nathaniel Lowe has never been on the injured list in his professional career. He actually can’t even remember the last time he missed a baseball game with an injury, though he assumes it was well before high school. Unfortunately, the injured list could be in his future.

X-rays negative, Evan Carter day to day after HBP

Rangers' rookie phenom hit in left forearm area during first-inning at-bat
@kennlandry
February 26, 2024

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Rangers rookie sensation Evan Carter left his Cactus League matchup with the Giants in the first inning on Sunday afternoon after getting hit by a pitch in his left hand/wrist area. MLB Pipeline’s No. 5 overall prospect, Carter initially took his base before chatting with first-base coach

Seager reflects on World Series parade, provides timetable for return

@kennlandry
February 19, 2024

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Corey Seager doesn’t often say many words, but when he does speak, he makes them count. Meeting with the media ahead of the Rangers’ first full squad workout on Monday, he said his mic drop heard around the Metroplex was not planned, rather something he decided in

Jung to miss at least 2-3 weeks with calf strain

@kennlandry
February 17, 2024

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Before big league camp has even officially started, Rangers third baseman Josh Jung's bad Spring Training luck has already begun. Jung experienced discomfort while fielding ground balls Friday morning after arriving in Surprise, Ariz., earlier that day. He got an MRI, showing a low-grade calf strain, according

deGrom plays catch with eyes on August return

More updates on Tyler Mahle, Max Scherzer
@kennlandry
February 14, 2024

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Rangers ace Jacob deGrom arrived at the Rangers’ facility this week one tiny step closer to his eventual return from Tommy John surgery. deGrom began playing catch on Monday and resumed again on the first official day of workouts on Wednesday, just under eight months after the

Seager has sports hernia surgery, could be ready for Opening Day

January 30, 2024

Rangers superstar shortstop Corey Seager underwent surgery to repair a left sports hernia on Tuesday, but there’s still a chance he could be ready for Opening Day, general manager Chris Young announced. Seager had the procedure in Phoenix and will continue to do his rehab in Arizona. Seager suffered the

Scherzer, deGrom provide injury updates

@kennlandry
January 27, 2024

ARLINGTON -- Max Scherzer sat in the Speakeasy Club at Globe Life Field on Saturday, reading “Little Blue Truck,” “Pete the Cat” and other children’s books before fielding questions from a large group of 5- to 10-year-olds. Making his first appearance at Rangers Fan Fest since he joined the club

Scherzer has surgery on herniated disk, out until midseason

@kennlandry
December 15, 2023

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers' need for starting pitching depth just became a little more apparent. Max Scherzer underwent surgery on his back for a herniated disk on Thursday, according to general manager Chris Young. Young said Scherzer attempted several “conservative treatments in pain management,” but the pain never went away.

Adolis, Scherzer replaced on World Series roster

@kennlandry
November 1, 2023

PHOENIX -- Rangers postseason star Adolis García was the first player at Chase Field on Tuesday afternoon, getting treatment and hoping to put himself in a position to return to the field. The right fielder was removed from Game 3 of the World Series on Monday with a moderate left

Rangers optimistic after Adolis exits with side tightness

October 31, 2023

Rangers postseason star Adolis García exited Texas' 3-1 win over Arizona in Game 3 of the World Series on Monday night with left side tightness after taking an awkward swing on a flyout to center field in the eighth inning. He immediately grimaced and grabbed his lower back after making