Up in smoke: How the Rangers went from taking down the Astros to falling to the lowly Rays in one night

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Up in smoke: How the Rangers went from taking down the Astros to falling to the lowly Rays in one night
Up in smoke: How the Rangers went from taking down the Astros to falling to the lowly Rays in one night

If there is a problem, the Rangers will have put two shortstops on a disabled list in five days. Elvis Andrus, the front-liner, is out because of a fractured bone in the right elbow. Drew Robinson finished at shortstop, but he is not a suitable replacement for an extended period. The Rangers have one more infielder on the 40-man roster: Eliezer Alvarez. He has never played above Double-A and is more of a second baseman. Hanser Alberto is the main shortstop at Triple-A Round Rock, but he is not on the 40-man roster. The Rangers would have to designate a player on the roster for assignment to add Alberto. Before the injuries to the shortstops, the Rangers had put center fielder Delino DeShields

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