Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:28:51 -0800
Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels is reportedly looking an offensive-minded player to play left field, as a result of Shin-Soo Choo shifting to right field. In-house options to play the position include 1B/OF Mitch Moreland and OF Jake Smolinski.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:28:32 -0700
Texas Rangers OFs Daniel Robertson and Jake Smolinski will play for Obregon in the Mexican League this winter in order to receive more at-bats.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:16:37 -0700
The Texas Rangers might turn to OFs Michael Choice, Daniel Robertson, Ryan Rua or Jake Smolinski for the left field position in 2015, or they could look for a cheaper alternative on the free-agent market.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:38:15 -0700
Updating a previous item, Texas Rangers OF Michael Choice (hamstring) will be shut down for the rest of the season with a severely strained left hamstring. In a corresponding move, OF Jake Smolinski (foot) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:56:24 -0700
Updating a previous report, Texas Rangers OF Jake Smolinski (foot) might come off the 15-day disabled list to re-join the team Tuesday, Sept. 16, against the Oakland Rangers.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:58:47 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Jake Smolinski (foot) likely will be able to play again this season, according to interim manager Tim Bogar. Smolinski has been on the disabled list since July 25 because of a broken left foot.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:44:45 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Jake Smolinski (foot) is out of his walking boot and has been cleared to begin baseball activities.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:47:15 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Jake Smolinski (foot) is in a walking boot and is expected to miss two to three weeks.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:59:58 -0700
Updating a previous report, Texas Rangers OF Jake Smolinski (foot) is dealing with a cracked bone in his left foot, and he is not close to returning. He is eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, Aug. 6, but he is still back in Texas getting treatment and doing rehab, and he is limited in his baseball activities. "He'll need more time," assistant general manager Thad Levine said Tuesday, Aug. 5. "He's making progress but we want to make sure he's not in harm's way."
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:13:50 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Jake Smolinski (foot) has been diagnosed with a small fracture in his foot, but he is expected to return soon.