Elvis Andrus RUMORS & NEWS

  • How Yankees’ lasting interest in Andrus may be costing them now

    New York Post "The Rangers signed Elvis Andrus to an eight-year, $120 million contract extension two seasons ago because, yes, they liked him, but also because they saw the Yankees lurking. Texas had received enough inquiries over the years from the Yankees to know how much they liked the Ranger shortstop. In..." November 12

  • Yankees intrigued by Elvis Andrus in search for Jeter’s heir

    New York Post "One shortstop that at least has the Yankees intrigued as they rev up their efforts to find Derek Jeter’s successor is Texas’ Elvis Andrus. The Yankees would have to feel Andrus is a buy-low candidate whose downturn on both sides of the ball in 2014 was reversible and that, at 26, his best years..." November 10

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    Richard Durrett @espn_durrett

    #Rangers Elvis Andrus said he took relay throws and did full workout. Wants to play Friday in San Antonio. Says he'll be ready for Monday.

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Elvis Andrus cleared by Dr. Keith Meister to begin throwing. He will be on a seven-day throwing program before playing games. #Rangers

  • Rangers shut down shortstop Elvis Andrus from throwing

    Hardball Talk "Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar is finally cleared to play defense after missing time with a shoulder injury, but now shortstop Elvis Andrus has been shut down with elbow problems for the second time this month. Andrus will take at least a few games off and Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth..." March 19

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    Richard Durrett @espn_durrett

    #Rangers SS Elvis Andrus has flexor tendinitis in forearm. Club not worried, but will back off him for a few days.

  • As longest-tenured position player, Elvis Andrus now has higher expectations

    Dallas Morning News "Time marches on. The happy-go-lucky shortstop is now “Mr. Ranger.” In terms of continuous service with the club, left-hander Matt Harrison is the senior Texas Ranger. Harrison reached the majors in July 2008. It is difficult for a starting pitcher to be “Mr. Ranger,” because he appears once..." January 26

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Trade of Andrus by #Rangers viewed internally as very much a longshot. Club has not discussed him with other teams since Fielder trade.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #Rangers remain open to trading Andrus or Profar in right deal. So, talks with #STLCards or for #Rays' Price still possible.

  • National writer: Elvis Andrus or Ian Kinsler trade 'inevitable'

    Dallas Morning News "If you’re looking for a Christmas gift for your favorite Rangers fan, you should probably hold off on the Ian Kinsler or Elvis Andrus jersey. Jurickson Profar might be a safe option, though. So might Luis Sardinas or Rougned Odor, but you probably can’t find those in any stores. On..." November 10

  • Elvis Andrus day-to-day after leaving game with lower back tightness

    CBSSports.com "Shortstop Elvis Andrus left Saturday night's game with tightness in his lower back the Rangers announced. He is listed as day-to-day and the injury is not believed to be serious. The team took him out as a precaution. Andrus 25 pulled up limping while going first-to-third on a single in the..." September 01

  • Elvis Andrus clears waivers, but no indication he'll be dealt

    CBSSports.com "Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus who has had a disappointing season after signing a $120 million contract extension is among the players who have passed through trade waivers this month according to major-league sources. There's no indication that the Rangers are interested in trading..." August 15

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Rangers are willing to listen on "anyone" sources tell @Ken_Rosenthal and me. That includes Elvis Andrus. @FOXSports

  • Overlooked hit by Elvis Andrus key in Rangers’ win

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The single that Elvis Andrus collected in the sixth inning Monday night gave the Texas Rangers a lead they would never relinquish, but afterward it didn’t register as the key hit of the winning rally. Manager Ron Washington said that A.J. Pierzynski’s game-tying double was the big hit, and Ian..." July 09

  • Ian Kinsler still 10 days away from returning; what it means for Elvis Andrus

    Dallas Morning News "Second baseman and leadoff hitter Ian Kinsler stepped up the pace of his rehabilitation program by fielding grounders and making limited-range throws during an afternoon workout. Kinsler, on the disabled list since May 16 because of a stress reaction in a rib, is at least 10 days away from..." June 11

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    No Adrian Beltre, no Elvis Andrus today for #Rangers.

  • Elvis Andrus learning importance of ‘mental edge’

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The conversation started about Eric Chavez, one of Ron Washington’s prized pupils who won six Gold Gloves as a third baseman with the Oakland Athletics and is now playing well for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Talk eventually shifted to another one of Washington’s pupils, Rangers shortstop Elvis..." May 28

  • Rangers to announce eight-year deal with Elvis Andrus

    Dallas Morning News "The Texas Rangers have announced a news conference for 1 p.m. CT Thursday to announce an eight-year contract extension for SS Elvis Andrus that could keep him in Texas as long as 10 seasons after 2013, but most realistically only guarantees his service to the club through 2018. Andrus, 24, is..." April 04

  • Rangers announce deal with Andrus through 2022

    MLB.com "The Rangers formally announced Thursday that they have signed shortstop Elvis Andrus to an eight-year contract extension through 2022 with a vesting option for 2023. The extension is in addition to his current contract that runs through the 2014 season. The deal is worth approximately $120..." April 04

  • Andrus signs through 2018…rest up in the air

    MLB.com "The Rangers have reached an agreement with Elvis Andrus through at least 2018. An announcement is expected later this week after Andrus completes his physical. The contract extension is for eight years but Andrus can be a free agent after four years. Andrus will likely take that free agency..." April 01

  • Rangers, Elvis Andrus “close” on long-term extension

    Dallas Morning News "According to a tweet by FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Rangers and Elvis Andrus are “close” to an agreement on an eight-year contract worth $120 million. Nobody, associated with the Rangers or Andrus’ agent, Scott Boras, has confirmed that a deal is close. General manager Jon Daniels said..." April 01

  • Elvis Andrus, Rangers in agreement on eight-year contract extension

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Elvis Andrus will be locked up for the next six years, but could be playing shortstop for the Texas Rangers until 2022 after agreeing to an eight-year, $120 million contract extension that will begin when his current deal expires in 2014. The deal, which includes a $2 million signing bonus,..." April 01

  • Rangers to deal Andrus over winter if no extension signed

    CBSSports.com "The Texas Rangers have twice tried to lock up All-Star shortstop Elvis Andrus to a long-term contract and are expected to make one more run at it this year, but people familiar with their thinking suggest that if the Rangers can't secure him to a multiyear deal they will likely trade him in "10 to..." March 14

  • Tattoo forces Elvis Andrus out of Texas Rangers’ lineup against Indians

    Dallas Morning News "In the future, the Rangers could refer to this as the Elvis Andrus Rule. No tattoos applied during the season. “Not if this is what it does to you,” manager Ron Washington said. Andrus was scratched from Thursday’s 10-0 win against Cleveland because of “sensitivity” in the upper left..." March 01

  • Tattoo injury! Elvis Andrus taken out of Texas Rangers lineup over ‘sensitivity’ to inking

    Yahoo! Sports "You know those books (and even blog posts) that come out every so often and they're about strange sports injuries? Yeah, well, this one's definitely getting a chapter. Elvis Andrus of the Texas Rangers is out of the lineup Thursday because of a tattoo injury. No, it's not really one of them..." February 28

  • Elvis Andrus talks about his contract situtation

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is in camp this morning a few days ahead of the first full-squad workout, and it didn't take long for him to face questions about his contract situation. He has two seasons left before he becomes a free agent. But the issue has become more urgent this off-season..." February 14

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