Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:02:31 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios is the subject of trade interest from the Toronto Blue Jays, one of his former teams, because of their recent rash of offensive injuries, according to sources. The Kansas City Royals and Seattle Mariners are also interested, and the San Francisco Giants may increase their attention toward him, as well.
Fantasy Tip: Rios could receive a jolt from new surroundings and gain some more fantasy life, especially in the power department. Toronto would be the preferred stop to facilitate that rebound.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:57:20 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios may be bothered by trade rumors, according to a friend. Rios' production has dropped lately.
Fantasy Tip: Rios' power hasn't shown up much this season, but a new environment could reinvigorate him, as it has in the past when he was swapped. He's not a bad buy-low candidate for fantasy purposes even with his new BA-leaning skill set.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:21:34 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios (ankle) missed his second straight start Monday, July 21, with a sprained right ankle. Manager Ron Washington said he looked much better and could return before Thursday, July 24.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:03:28 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios is believed to be a trade target for the Kansas City Royals.
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:34:14 -0700
Although the Texas Rangers have slumped horribly this season the team believes it still has a strong corps for the future and will not deal SP Yu Darvish, 3B Adrian Beltre or SS Elvis Andrus at the deadline. Players such as CL Joakim Soria or OF Alex Rios are expendable, however.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:39:35 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios' (ankle) injury is not serious, but he will not be in the starting lineup Sunday, July 20, according to manager Ron Washington. Washington hopes Rios will be able to play in the series against the New York Yankees.
Fantasy Tip: Rios likely will need to sit out a game or two to rest his injured ankle, but it does not appear like he will be sidelined for long.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 10:52:23 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios (ankle) left the game against the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, July 19, because of a sprained right ankle. X-rays were negative and he is listed as day-to-day.
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:04:45 -0700
The Seattle Mariners are looking to add a right-handed hitter before the trade deadline and could show interest in Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd, Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham, Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios, Chicago Cubs OF Junior Lake and Chicago White Sox OF Dayan Viciedo.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:02:29 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios hit third in the order Tuesday, July 1. Rios has been the team's No. 5 hitter for most of the season.
Fantasy Tip: The No. 3 spot in the lineup has been a disaster for Texas this year with players hitting a combined .213. However, Rios is hitting .305 in 14 previous games as the team's No. 3 compared to .300 overall.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 18:16:42 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios was named Rangers Player of the Month for May, hitting .312 with two homers, 17 RBI and 16 runs scored over 28 games. He was also the first player in franchise history to record five triples in a single month.