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Injuries & Moves: Scherzer aiming for early May return

April 15, 2024


Jung suffers fractured right wrist on HBP, goes on IL

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

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
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

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

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
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

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

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

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

Scherzer departs Game 3 start with back tightness

October 31, 2023

PHOENIX -- Rangers ace Max Scherzer was in the midst of what could have been his best start of the postseason Monday night at Chase Field, but it abruptly came to an end in the fourth inning of Game 3 of the World Series with what the club announced as

Scherzer: 'I'm ready to go' for Rangers in ALCS

Pitching coach says club is 'encouraged' by veteran's progress from shoulder injury
October 15, 2023

ARLINGTON -- Max Scherzer said he does pitchers’ fielding practice only twice a year: once in Spring Training, and once before the postseason begins. On Friday, two days ahead of the Rangers’ American League Championship Series matchup with the Astros, Scherzer did PFPs at Globe Life Field, signaling his potential

Scherzer takes mound to test postseason readiness

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October 6, 2023

BALTIMORE -- The health of Rangers pitcher Max Scherzer looms large over the ALDS, and on the eve of Game 1 in Baltimore, there was a glimpse of what the best-case scenario could look like. Scherzer, sidelined since sustaining a right teres major muscle strain on Sept. 12, threw a

Gray (forearm) to IL; potential ALDS return possible

September 30, 2023

SEATTLE -- With just three days left in the regular season, the Rangers’ pitching staff has taken yet another hit. After a plethora of injuries to the starting rotation throughout the season, the club announced on Friday that Jon Gray would be placed on the 15-day injured list with mild

Seager's HBP gives Rangers a scare in stretch drive

Star shortstop escapes the worst, sustains a right forearm bruise
September 27, 2023

ANAHEIM -- Rangers manager Bruce Bochy emphasized throughout the club’s six-game win streak that the biggest reason for the recent surge was having the entire lineup healthy again. Since the All-Star break, four of their five position player All-Stars have spent some time on the injured list -- Corey Seager,

Scherzer will miss at least rest of regular season; playoffs unlikely

September 13, 2023

TORONTO -- Rangers ace Max Scherzer will miss the remainder of the regular season with a low-grade strain of his right teres major muscle, located in the upper arm, general manager Chris Young announced on Wednesday. Young said it is “unlikely” Scherzer, who was placed on the 15-day injured list,

Scherzer exits with triceps issue, but Texas holds 2nd Wild Card

Righty set to undergo MRI exam on Wednesday as Rangers also inch closer to AL West lead
September 13, 2023

TORONTO -- The Rangers did a million little things right, but Max Scherzer's premature exit was big enough to cast a shadow. Following 5 1/3 innings of scoreless ball at Rogers Centre, Scherzer left the Rangers’ 6-3 win over the Blue Jays with a right triceps spasm. The victory moved

Rangers cautiously optimistic García will return this season

September 7, 2023

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers are placing outfielder Adolis García on the 10-day injured list with a right patellar tendon strain suffered in Wednesday night's loss to the Astros. In his place, Texas is calling up No. 1 prospect Evan Carter to debut on Friday against Oakland. In the second inning

Jung undergoes surgery on fractured thumb

August 9, 2023

OAKLAND -- Rookie third baseman Josh Jung had surgery on his fractured left thumb on Wednesday and could miss approximately six weeks. Jung's procedure, which included installing a plate and screws to stabilize the fracture, was performed by Dr. Don Sheridan in Scottsdale, Ariz. The plan is for Jung to

Jung fractures left thumb, placed on injured list

August 7, 2023

ARLINGTON -- Third baseman Josh Jung has been a mainstay of the Rangers’ lineup ever since joining it late last season, evolving into a leading candidate for the American League Rookie of the Year award this year. But the left thumb fracture he sustained Sunday could cause his biggest setback

Rangers down an All-Star as Heim (wrist) lands on IL

July 28, 2023

SAN DIEGO -- All-Star catcher Jonah Heim landed on the injured list on Friday because of a left wrist tendon strain. Heim left the Rangers’ matchup against the Astros on Wednesday with left wrist soreness after swinging and missing at a curveball from Framber Valdez in the fourth inning. “I

Seager heads to IL with right thumb sprain

July 22, 2023

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers have already gone without star shortstop Corey Seager for a month this season, and they will have to go a couple more weeks once again. Seager landed on the 10-day injured list for the second time in 2023, this time with a right thumb sprain, the

deGrom discusses UCL repair, timeline for return

June 18, 2023

ARLINGTON -- Jacob deGrom watched the last three games of the Rangers’ homestand in an unusual place. The Texas ace, just a week removed from surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right arm, looked on from the bullpen at Globe Life Field. deGrom's procedure was performed