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Diamonds in the Rough 05.27.15

HR CALL: Alex Rios (1),  Brett Eibner (6), Jack Lopez (1)   Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Alex Rios 1-4  R  HR  2 RBI Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Alec Mills 7.0 IP  4 H  1 R  1 BB  8 K   Omaha Storm Chasers 5               Tacoma Rainiers 2 Rehabbing Alex […]
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Royals outfielder Alex Rios takes next step in rehab, begins hitting off tee

Royals outfielder Alex Rios has taken the next step in his rehab process, as he recovers from a broken hand. Rios started swinging off a tee on Tuesday according to the Kansas City Star: "For the past two days, Rios has been taking swings off a tee to test the broken bone in his left hand. Rios has been swinging a fungo bat, which is lighter and places less stress on his hand. Each...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Alex Rios injury Ned Yost

Alex Rios is still at least two weeks away from returning as he recovers from a broken bone in his left hand. The Royals outfielder was given the timetable on Monday after an X-ray showed that his fractured left hand is continuing to heal. Manager Ned Yost said Rios is expected to begin strengthening exercises to test his hand later this week, according to the Kansas City Star: ...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Picking up where they left off

Alex Rios and teammates celebrate Monday afternoon during at 12-3 victory at Target Field ( The Kansas City Royals began the postseason last year after their Wild Card matchup with the Oakland Athletics with an 8-0 record and two series sweeps against the Los Angeles Angels and the Baltimore Orioles. Fast forward six months and the Royals are doing it again. The...
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rios Has Broken Hand-Headed for DL

  After being hit by a pitch in Mondays contest with the Twins, Alex Rios underwent testing that revealed he had actually broken his hand. This was after the Royals released word that they felt it was only a contusion. There has been no timetable yet placed on his return, but it will not be soon. The Royals currently carry two backup outfielders on the bench in Paulo Orlando...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Should You Buy Alex Rios?

If you’re drafting this weekend, get the tools your leaguemates don’t have: our Custom Rankings Generator and All-in-One Draft Buddy, two great tools with the BaseballProf 100% Money Back Guarantee! Rios is having a great spring and isn’t done yet (Photo: Charlie Riedel, AP) New year, new team. Alex Rios is off to a hot start in 2015 spring training as he seems to be putting...
Via Baseball Professor
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Royals, Alex Rios, and Hitting Everything in Sight

You might expect the Kansas City Royals to have a big offseason after their fabled run to the World Series that reignited a love of baseball in the entire region of Missouri which doesn’t root for the Cardinals. Maybe they would sign someone to fill the offensive power void and boost run production, or try […]
Via Fangraphs
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' Rios unfazed by trade talk

ARLINGTON, Texas - Alex Rios understands that Wednesday night's game with Texas could be his final one in a Rangers' uniform. Rios, who batted third for Texas, said he's enjoyed his time with the club but understands that it's a business and the outfielder is a commodity for a last-place team with the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday afternoon. "You have to understand that part...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Rios drops fly ball, charged with 3-base error

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers right fielder Alex Rios was charged with a three-base error after a fly ball bounced out of his glove during the sixth inning of Tuesday night's game against the N.Y. Yankees.Yankees batter Brett Gardner hit a fly ball to right-center field, with Rios was chasing the ball along with center fielder Leonys Martin. It appeared that...
Via Holdout Sports
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Robertson fractures face in collision with Alex Rios

Texas Rangers outfielder Daniel Robertson suffered a fractured cheekbone on Thursday after he collided with Alex Rios’ knee while trying to make a play on a ball that was falling between right and center field. Robertson went into a dive while Rios went into a slide, and the 28-year-old rookie’s face paid the price. As […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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