Kyle Blanks 1B TEX 3 months ago

Blanks (Achilles) has agreed to a minor league contract with the Giants, pending a physical, Andrew Baggarly of the Bay Area News Group reports.

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Kyle Blanks 1B TEX 3 months ago

Blanks has elected free agency, SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reports.

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Kyle Blanks 1B TEX 4 months ago

Blanks was outrighted from the 40-man roster Wednesday, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Blanks had surgery on both of ...

Kyle Blanks 1B TEX 5 months ago

Blanks will undergo season-ending surgery on both of his Achilles on Friday, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports.

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Kyle Blanks 1B TEX 6 months ago

Blanks (Achilles) will begin a rehab assignment Wednesday at Triple-A Round Rock, Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Kyle Blanks 1B TEX 6 months ago

Texas Rangers outfielder Kyle Blanks was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Friday as he continues to recover from an Achilles injury, according to MLB.com. Blanks' transfer opens up a 40-man roster spot for first baseman Mike Napoli, who was acquired earlier Friday from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for cash considerations.

Kyle Blanks 1B TEX 7 months ago

Blanks (Achilles) still isn't running and isn't expected to return soon, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

Blanks has resumed hitting, so he's at least made some kind of progress. The Rangers haven't provided a timetable, but a return in late July or early August may be in play.

Kyle Blanks 1B TEX 7 months ago

Blanks (Achilles) has not started a rehab assignment.

The Rangers haven't provided much in the way of details regarding Blanks' progress or an expected return date. With that in mind, it seems likely that he'll remain on the shelf until after the All-Star break.

Kyle Blanks 1B TEX 8 months ago

Blanks has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with left and right Achilles tendinitis, John Ryan of the Rangers' Team Website reports.

Blanks was a late scratch before Wednesday's game and was left out of the lineup Thursday due to tendinitis in both Achilles tendons. The Rangers recalled Anthony Ranaudo from Triple-A Round Rock in a corresponding move.

Kyle Blanks 1B TEX 8 months ago

Blanks (Achilles) is not in the lineup Thursday against the Dodgers.

Blanks was a late scratch from Wednesday's lineup due to tendinitis in both Achilles tendons, and he'll remain out Thursday as Mitch Moreland starts at first base. Continue to consider Blanks day-to-day.