Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:28:18 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios denied a report that a friend of his sasid trade talks have negatively impacted his performance.
Fantasy Tip: It's probably more so the lack of power that's bringing him down. In a new, competitive environment, he may get a jolt there. He seems to play up or down to whatever competitive environment his current team is experiencing.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:16:10 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios (ankle) is back in the lineup Wednesday, July 23, after missing four games due to a sprained right ankle. Rios said he was ready to play Tuesday, July 22, but "wasn't at 100 percent." He's wearing a heavy wrap on it, but it had improved before Wednesday's game.
Fantasy Tip: Throw him back into your lineup, as well.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:13:54 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios (ankle) is expected to return to the starting lineup Wednesday, July 23, against the New York Yankees. He tested his sprained right ankle before the game Tuesday, July 22 and pronounced himself ready to go. However, manager Ron Washington wanted to give him an extra day of rest.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:13:12 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios (ankle) ran the bases Tuesday, July 22. He said his ankle felt better, but he is not expected to play before Wednesday, July 23.
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.