After a tough week off the field, Rangers President of Baseball Operations Jon Daniels took the time to update Ben & Skin on what’s happening with the club.
During a conference on Thursday Texas Rangers President of Baseball Operations/GM Jon Daniels announced that Prince Fielder will have season ending neck surgery.
Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder is sitting out at least two days because of a herniated disk in his neck, ending his consecutive games streak at 547.
Left-handed starters Martin Perez and Matt Harrison are the latest players on a crowded disabled list. The Rangers have 13 players on the disabled list, easily the most in the majors.
Ben and Skin catch up with Rangers general manager Jon Daniels to talk about the emergence of Martin Perez and the state of the club through the first month of the season.
Adrian Beltre has a mild left quadriceps strain that will keep him out of the lineup a few days, but the Texas Rangers plan to wait and see if their third baseman can avoid a trip to the disabled list.
General Manager Jon Daniels says the team plans to sit down and develop a plan for the Yu Darvish following Monday’s season opener.
Rangers general manager Jon Daniels says he expects Darvish will be put on the 15-day DL. The Rangers open Monday at home against Philadelphia.
In a span of three days the week before opening day, the Rangers scratched ace Yu Darvish from that scheduled start because of neck stiffness, and found out they would be without second baseman Jurickson Profar and catcher Geovany Soto for 10 to 12 weeks each because of injuries.
Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels joined Ben & Skin in the pressbox live from Surprise Stadium at Rangers spring training to talk some baseball with the boys.
Jon Daniels chased down Jeff Cavanaugh in Surprise, challenging him to ask the “tough” questions after calling him a “Twitter tough guy.”
Ian Kinsler says an ESPN The Magazine story about him was ‘written for drama’ – and he says some critical comments attributed to him about the Texas Rangers were taken out of context.