Archive for the ‘ Dailies ’ Category

Derek Holland scratched with migraine

Derek Holland has been scratched from Saturday’s start with a migraine headache. Scott Baker will pitch instead. Nick Martinez is still scheduled for tomorrow.

Two days left in the season and the injury updates are still fresh.

Profar has more soreness

Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar has more soreness in his right shoulder. He was examined by a doctor in Los Angeles and will meet with Dr. Keith Meister in Texas. He will not play in the Arizona Fall League as planned. He has missed the entire season with a torn muscle in the shoulder.

Choo to have surgery on left ankle; Choice out for the year

Shin-Soo Choo will have surgery on his left ankle to repair torn cartilage Tuesday. He will need 6-8 weeks of recovery. This is the ankle that has been an issue since April. The Rangers have also confirmed that Michael Choice will be out for the remainder of the season with a severe strained left hamstring. Jake Smolinski has been activated off the disabled list

Rangers lose Myrtle Beach to Cubs

The Rangers have lost the coveted affiliation with Class A Myrtle Beach. The Cubs have taken it away from them. The Cubs were in Daytona Beach. There is also Lynchburg, Va. and the dreaded Bakersfield in the California League.

Levine withdraws from Arizona

Rangers assistant GM Thad Levine has withdrawn from consideration for the Arizona GM job. Levine spoke with Tony LaRussa, the D-backs executive conducting the search

Baker Scratched For Saturday Bonilla To Start

Scott Baker will not start Saturday’s game against the Braves, he has tricepts tendinitis. RHP Lisalverto Bonilla will be the starting pitcher.

More on the website later.

Jones to receive Bronze Star for his Military service before tonight’s game

Rangers bench coach Bobby Jones will receive the Bronze Star before Thursday’s game with the Angels. Here are the details.

Arlington, TX—Texas Rangers bench coach Bobby Jones will receive a very special honor as part of tonight’s Patriot Day pre-game ceremonies at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Rangers and Los Angeles Angels play the final game of their three-game series at 7:05 p.m.
Jones, who is in his 40th season as a player, minor league manager and coach in the Rangers organization, is a United States Army Veteran who served 14 months in Vietnam – from December 1969 to February 1971.
Then Corporal Jones was section chief in a 105 millimeter howitzer battery, providing fire support for American infantrymen.
Upon his return from Vietnam, Corporal Jones was handed the Bronze Star —a practice common at the time.  He never had the medal officially presented to him in a formal ceremony from a senior military officer, as is customary.
Tonight, Army Corporal Robert Oliver Jones, will officially be presented the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement while engaged in conflict with an opposing foreign force. Col. R.J. Muraski, Deputy Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division, headquartered in Dallas, will officially present the Bronze Star Medal with accompanying citation to Corporal Jones.
In addition, the Sheppard Air Force Base Honor Guard will present the colors and United States Airmen, joined by members of the Arlington Fire and Police Departments, will unfurl a large American flag in the outfield. The 531st United States Air Force Quintet will perform the National Anthem, which will be preceded by a Moment of Silence. The first 15,000 fans entering Globe Life Park this evening will receive a Fanatics Fan’s Choice Camo T-Shirt.

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