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Delino DeShields | Outfielder | #3

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 8/16/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 208
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (8) / HOU
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Delino DeShields went 3-for-7 with an RBI and a pair of runs scored in Friday's victory over the Blue Jays.
He also stole a base for Texas. DeShields had three of 11 hits on the day for the Rangers, as they were able to take down the Jays in 14th innings despite getting next to nothing from the middle of their lineup all day. The former Rule 5 selection now has five hits in the first two games of the ALDS. It was Adrian Beltre's replacement, Hanser Alberto, who drove in the go-ahead run in extras. Fri, Oct 9, 2015 05:51:00 PM

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Delino DeShields Jr. is leading off and starting in center field in ALDS Game 1 against the Blue Jays.

The full starting lineup for Texas in Game 1: Delino DeShields Jr. CF, Shin-Soo Choo RF, Adrian Beltre 3B, Prince Fielder DH, Mike Napoli 1B, Josh Hamilton LF, Elvis Andrus SS, Rougned Odor 2B, Robinson Chirinos C. Yovani Gallardo is starting against David Price at Rogers Centre in Toronto.
Thu, Oct 8, 2015 12:23:00 PM

Delino DeShields went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI singles, two runs scored and a steal in Thursday afternoon's win over the A's.

DeShields giveth and taketh away in this game, though the giveth outweighed the taketh. In the second inning, he hit an RBI single off A's starter Chris Bassitt. Just half-an-inning later, though, his fielding error allowed a run to score. Hope was not lost for the 23-year-old outfielder, as he redeemed himself with another RBI single in the sixth. He's been dealing with a bruised left knee of late, but maintains a season-long .261/.342/.376 triple-slash nonetheless. In addition to that batting line, he's also cracked two homers, driven in 34, scored 75 and swiped 24 bases.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 07:25:00 PM

Delino DeShields (knee) is back in the Rangers' lineup Tuesday.

He missed the last few games with a bruised left knee. DeShields is hitting just .227/.297/.337 since the beginning of August.
Tue, Sep 22, 2015 06:40:00 PM

Delino DeShields (knee) is not in the Rangers' lineup Sunday.

DeShields exited Saturday's game with a bruised left knee. He's day-to-day. Drew Stubbs is in center field Sunday.
Sun, Sep 20, 2015 12:23:00 PM

Delino DeShields left Saturday's game against the Mariners with a bruised left knee.

His exit was considered precautionary. He went 2-for-3 with a triple and a single before leaving. Drew Stubbs replaced him in center field. DeShields is day to day.
Sat, Sep 19, 2015 11:01:00 PM

Delino DeShields Jr. went 2-for-5 with a stolen base and a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Astros.

Getting back in the swing of things after missing a few days with a left knee strain, DeShields led off the bottom of the first inning with a single before stealing second and scoring on a Prince Fielder RBI single. The steal was DeShields' 23rd of the year. The Rule 5 pick has a passable .255/.343/.371 line with 66 runs scored in 104 games this year.
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 12:52:00 AM

Delino DeShields, Jr. (knee) went 0-for-3 with a sacrifice bunt and a strikeout Friday in his return to action against the Athletics.

DeShields missed the previous three games with a left knee strain. The speedster didn't do much at the plate Friday, but he kept Colby Lewis' perfect game bid alive with a diving catch in center field in the fourth inning.
Fri, Sep 11, 2015 11:05:00 PM

Delino DeShields (knee) is back in the Rangers' lineup Friday.

It's DeShields' first start since he had to leave Monday's game with a left knee strain. The rookie is hitting .256/.344/.375 with 22 stolen bases this season.
Fri, Sep 11, 2015 04:20:00 PM

Delino DeShields (knee) is out of the Rangers' starting lineup again on Thursday.

DeShields is still recovering from the left knee strain he suffered Monday while trying to steal third base. It's not clear when he might be ready. Drew Stubbs started in center field on Wednesday night, but Will Venable will get the nod there Thursday.
Thu, Sep 10, 2015 01:04:00 PM

Delino DeShields (knee) is out of the Rangers' lineup again on Wednesday against the Mariners.

DeShields strained his left knee Monday while trying to steal third base. He was able to do some jogging on Wednesday afternoon, but the center fielder seems likely to miss a couple more games. Drew Stubbs is starting in center field and batting leadoff on Wednesday.
Wed, Sep 9, 2015 06:39:00 PM

Delino DeShields (knee) is out of the Rangers' starting lineup Tuesday night against the Mariners.

DeShields suffered a left knee injury Monday while trying to steal third base. He was able to put his full weight on the joint after the game and is considered day-to-day for now. Will Venable is starting in center field and leading off on Tuesday versus Seattle.
Tue, Sep 8, 2015 05:53:00 PM

Following Monday's win over the Mariners, Delino DeShields was able to put weight on his left knee.

DeShields was lifted from Monday's game after he injured his left knee attempting to steal third. After the game, he was able to place his full weight on the leg. The 23-year-old admitted that the injury scared him at the time, but it's clearly a good sign that he's already walking normally. He should be considered day-to-day.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 10:32:00 PM

Delino DeShields is day-to-day with a left knee sprain.

DeShields injured his knee on a steal attempt of third in Monday's contest with the Mariners. He left the game, replaced in the lineup by Ryan Strosberger while Will Venable took over in center. The team is labeling DeShields as day-to-day.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 09:37:00 PM

Delino DeShields is not in Sunday's lineup because he felt some soreness "in his body" after a check swing Saturday, according to Rangers manager Jeff Banister.

The skipper wasn't more specific than that, but it doesn't look to be a serious ailment. Consider DeShields day-to-day.
Sun, Sep 6, 2015 02:18:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Robinson Chirinos
2Chris Gimenez
3Michael McKenry
4Bobby Wilson
1B1Mitch Moreland
2B1Rougned Odor
2Hanser Alberto
3Jurickson Profar
SS1Elvis Andrus
3B1Adrian Beltre
2Pedro Ciriaco
LF1Josh Hamilton
2Justin Ruggiano
3Joey Gallo
4Patrick Kivlehan
CF1Delino DeShields
2James Jones
3Jordan Danks
RF1Shin-Soo Choo
2Ryan Rua
DH1Prince Fielder
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Cole Hamels
2Yu Darvish
3Derek Holland
4Martin Perez
5Colby Lewis
6Chi Chi Gonzalez
7A.J. Griffin
8Anthony Ranaudo
9Nick Martinez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Shawn Tolleson
2Tom Wilhelmsen
3Jake Diekman
4Keone Kela
5Sam Dyson
6Sam Freeman
7Andrew Faulkner
8Alex Claudio
9Tony Barnette
10Luke Jackson
11Ross Ohlendorf
12Tanner Scheppers
13Jose Leclerc
14Cesar Ramos