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  1. How to deal with injuries to Molina, Phillips

    Eric Karabell

    Earlier this week, the popular injury for preseason top-five first basemen Edwin Encarnacion and Joey Votto was the quad. On Thursday fantasy owners got a few more jolts of bad news with thumb ligament injuries to St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier M...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  2. First base options in Texas

    Doug Mittler

    Injuries have become a way of life for the Texas Rangers. ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney recently chronicled how the Rangers have dealt with an inordinate amount of ailments and remained a postseason contender. The list grew even longer Sunday ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  3. Rangers a contender despite injuries

    Buster Olney

    The 2014 Texas Rangers are illogical, from the inordinate number of injuries that have hit them, all the way through Friday's victory over the Indians. The Rangers have lost their first baseman (Prince Fielder), second baseman (Jurickson Profar), cat...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
  4. How long will Ogando be out?

    AJ Mass

    A long season full of injury woes continues to hit the Texas Rangers hard, as the team has now learned that reliever Alexi Ogando will not be ready to return to action when his 15-day disabled list stint -- he was placed there on Wednesday -- comes t...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  5. Top prospects who won't be called up

    Jim Bowden

    Perhaps the most obvious reason a top prospect isn't called up to the big leagues is he's simply not ready. For others, serious injuries have derailed their timeline to the big leagues, such as Miguel Sano (Minnesota Twins), Archie Bradley (Arizona D...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  6. Should you buy low on Carlos Santana?

    Eric Karabell

    Fantasy owners haven't enjoyed owning Cleveland Indians catcher Carlos Santana this season. Sure, he added third base eligibility early on and he has contributed modest power, but a .159 batting average through nearly two months is painful, and the r...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  7. Injuries could force Rangers to rebuild

    Buster Olney

    The storms of the obvious must first be weathered by the Texas Rangers. Yes, the Prince Fielder injury hurts their chances to compete (although he wasn't playing that well, and whoever replaces him could be better). Yes, Texas would be well-served to...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  8. Rangers should shop Adrian Beltre

    Keith Law

    The obvious solution to the Texas Rangers' latest injury crisis, losing Prince Fielder for the season, would be for the Rangers to call Scott Boras and try to sign Kendrys Morales to a one-year deal through the end of 2014. Unlike Stephen Drew, w...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  9. Could Ogando be due for rest?

    AJ Mass

    Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports that Texas Rangers reliever Alexi Ogando was forced to leave Saturday night's game early after he took a line drive "off the top of his right palm" -- just the latest in a string of injuries to Rangers pi...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  10. Versatile Ben Zobrist could be DL-bound

    Eric Karabell

    I've long been a fan and defender of Tampa Bay Rays switch-hitter Ben Zobrist, enjoying his versatility and 20-homer, 20-steal potential. However, being objective, I was also planning to write a blog entry wondering whether he's become a bit overrate...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  11. Rangers rotation takes another hit

    AJ Mass

    The Texas Rangers had to go to the bullpen early on Tuesday night after starter Matt Harrison had to leave the contest with back stiffness after only 1 2/3 innings. The pitcher has been plagued by injuries of late, and missed most of 2013 following s...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  12. Aftermath of the Fernandez injury

    Eric Karabell

    Let's start with the good news, shall we? There's an opening in the Miami Marlins rotation, however unfortunate, and someone needs to fill it. As of now it could be one of myriad options, the most intriguing being 22-year-old lefty Andrew Heaney down...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  13. Will Texas change course at 2B?

    AJ Mass

    As Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas reports, the Texas Rangers potentially saw another second baseman go down to injury on Wednesday when "Donnie Murphy hit the foot of first baseman Justin Morneau as he hit the bag in the sixth inning and tumbled to t...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  14. Chris Davis, Bryce Harper latest to hit DL

    Eric Karabell

    The final weekend of April ended similar to the ones before it, with fantasy owners scrambling to fill roster slots as key contributors continued to fall from lineups. This past weekend the Beltway-area teams were featured, as key sluggers in the mid...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  15. White Sox hope Eaton can return soon

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago White have already had to deal with bad news in terms of outfield injuries this season, with Avisail Garcia's season-ending shoulder surgery earlier this month. Now, the already short-handed lineup has taken another potentially long-term ...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  16. Adrian Beltre the latest star to hit shelf

    Eric Karabell

    A second member of the top 10 in ESPN average live drafts has hit the disabled list, as Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw has company in Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre. However, while Beltre was placed on the DL Sunday, i...

    Blog | April 14, 2014