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  1. Elvis Andrus' day off was manager's call

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington felt shortstop Elvis Andrus looked sluggish on Tuesday, one day after the club was off on Monday, and decided to give him a day off tonight. "It could be the day off that made him sluggish,"...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  2. Elvis Andrus says he's ready to play

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus said Thursday that his arm and shoulder feel better and that he'll be ready for Opening Day. Andrus, who has dealt with soreness this spring, said he made all the throws from his shortstop p...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  3. Injuries: Elvis Andrus closer to returning

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is closer to returning to the lineup after taking a few days off from games to deal with flexor tendinitis. Andrus is throwing again and participated in most of the team drills Monday. He cou...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  4. Elvis Andrus of Texas Rangers shut down for few days due to flexo...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus has flexor tendinitis, which the club said is localized soreness in his forearm, and will not play in games for the next few days while the area calms down.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  5. Don't let Elvis Andrus' beard fool you

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Apparently shaving isn't on Elvis Andrus' list of things to do during spring training. The 25-year-old shortstop, now considered one of the veterans on the Rangers as he enters his sixth season, grew what manager Ron Washington ...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  6. Spring training preview: Shortstop

    Richard Durrett

    Note: Spring training will arrive before you know it. To get you ready, we'll take a look at every position between now and February, when pitchers and catchers report to Surprise, Ariz. Today's position: Shortstop Like third base, this one ha...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  7. Elvis Andrus 'can't wait' to work with Profar

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus has watched the club's offseason with intrigue. He was on vacation in Hawaii with Ian Kinsler and Adrian Beltre and their families when word spread that Kinsler was traded to the Detroit Tigers fo...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  8. Rangers sign four players to minor deals

    Richard Durrett

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with infielder/outfielder Brent Lillibridge, infielder Kevin Kouzmanoff, right-handed pitcher Armando Rodriguez and shortstop Josh Wilson and invited all four players to big league spring tr...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  9. Andrus must adjust to new second baseman

    Richard Durrett

    DALLAS -- Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus grew up in the big leagues with Ian Kinsler to his left at second base. He got used to exactly how Kinsler wanted the ball fed to him on double plays, where he'd be positioned with certain hitters, how h...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  10. Elvis Andrus ready for added leadership

    Richard Durrett

    DALLAS -- Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus knows that with the departure of Ian Kinsler, he'll have to take on even more responsibility as one of the key cogs on the 2014 Rangers. "Before he (Kinsler) left, I was going that direction," Andrus ...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  11. 3B Travis Demeritte picked by Rangers at 30

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers selected Travis Demeritte, a third baseman that many see as a shortstop, from Winder-Barrow High School in Georgia (as we've seen in recent years, the Rangers like players from Georgia) with the 30th pick in the MLB draft. Demer...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  12. What does Elvis Andrus deal mean for Profar, others?

    Richard Durrett

    Elvis Andrus isn't leaving the Texas Rangers at all after agreeing to a contract extension, per ESPN's Jerry Crasnick, that could keep the shortstop in a Rangers uniform until he's in his mid-30s (though there could be opt-outs that could alter that)...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  13. Elvis Andrus' agent, Scott Boras, talked long-term deal with Texa...

    Richard Durrett

    Elvis Andrus said his agent, Scott Boras, has talked with the Texas Rangers this offseason about the possibility of a long-term deal.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  14. Your call: Trade Jurickson Profar for David Price?

    Richard Durrett

    Would you trade shortstop Jurickson Profar straight up for Tampa Bay Rays' pitcher David Price? ESPN.com's Keith Law wouldn't. The minor-league guru told The Ben & Skin Show on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM that he values six years of Profar -- Law puts a pre...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  15. Elvis Andrus on contract: 'We'll see what happens'

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus said Wednesday that he's happy in Texas, but he'll "see what happens" in terms of a possible contract extension. His current deal expires in two years. The 24-year-old Andrus is positioned to be one of the top fre...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  16. Surprise position outlook: Shortstop

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's Note: We finish our infield position outlooks today before we shift to the outfield as part of preparing you for spring training. Today's position: Shortstop For a guy who wasn't a free agent, Elvis Andrus' name was talked about plenty...

    Blog | January 10, 2013