Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:30:52 -0800
Free-agent OF Ian Desmond (Rangers) agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal with the Colorado Rockies Wednesday, Dec. 7. The deal includes a club option that could make the deal for six years and $83 million.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:18:47 -0800
Texas Rangers OF Ian Desmond rejected his qualifying offer Monday, Nov. 14, and will be a free agent this offseason.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:16:48 -0800
Texas Rangers OF Ian Desmond received a qualifying offer from the Rangers Monday, Nov. 7. He would receive a one-year deal worth $17.2 million if he accepts the offer.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:41:47 -0700
Texas Rangers SS-OF Ian Desmond went 2-for-4 with a double, two-run home run and two runs scored Wednesday, June 27, against the Oakland Athletics.
Fantasy Tip: Desmond has managed 20 homers and 62 RBIs, showing no signs of slowing down. He is on a one-year contract trying to turn his big season into a payday, and fantasy owners are enjoying the ride.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:42:40 -0700
Texas Rangers SS-OF Ian Desmond went 1-for-5 with a solo home run Monday, July 25, against the Oakland Athletics. The homer was his 19th of the season.
Fantasy Tip: Desmond is playing for a contract in the offseason, and he is on fire and likely to get paid at this rate. He is just six homers short of a career high set back in 2012 with the Washington Nationals.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:34:08 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Ian Desmond hit his 18th home run of the season Wednesday, July 20, in a 7-4 loss to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Fantasy Tip: Desmond has not been doing bad at all for someone who merited just a one-year contract. Chances are that next deal will be multiple years, but who knows? For the time being, make sure he's in your starting lineup.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 22:32:22 -0700
Texas Rangers SS-OF Ian Desmond went 3-for-5 with a double, solo home run and two runs scored Wednesday, July 20, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim as he pushed his batting average to .319.
Fantasy Tip: Desmond is an impending free-agent at season's end, and he continues to post big numbers as he vies for a big payday this offseason. Fantasy owners across all formats are enjoying the ride.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 22:45:43 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Ian Desmond was 3-for-4 with a home run and a stolen base against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Tuesday, July 19.
Fantasy Tip: Those were Desmond's 17th home run and 16th stolen base this season. He's one of just four players (Melvin Upton Jr, Mike Trout, Wil Myers) to have more than 15 home runs and 15 steals on the season, and he remains a must-start performer.
Sat, 09 Jul 2016 22:57:08 -0700
Texas Rangers SS-OF Ian Desmond went 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored Saturday, July 9, against the Minnesota Twins. He was also picked off of first base.
Fantasy Tip: Desmond is showing no signs of slowing down, as he continues to scald the baseball for a high average, decent power and occasional speed while playing for a big payday in the offseason. He remains a must-start in all fantasy formats until further notice.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 21:35:33 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Ian Desmond went 1-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, July 5.
Fantasy Tip: Question: who is the only major leaguer with at least 15 home runs and at least 15 stolen bases on the season? Yep, Ian Desmond. He's currently on pace to set career highs in both categories and should be a fixture in your everyday lineup.