MLB

Texas Rangers
2015 Avg.
.211
 
Career Avg.
.271
Name  Elvis Andrus
Born  8/26/1988
Height  6-0
Weight  195
Number  1
Position  SS
Bats  R
Throws  R
4/26/2015 9:24:00 AM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus had two hits and a stolen base in the loss to the Angels on Saturday.
Insight: Andrus was the only Rangers hitter with two hits. Andrus is off to a slow start to the season, however, hitting .208 with one homer, six RBI, six runs and three steals.
 
4/9/2015 1:18:00 PM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus will be batting in the No. 7 hole on Thursday after batting second in the first two contests.
Insight: That's likely going to take a significant bite out of his fantasy value if it's a permanent move. Andrus has averaged .272 with 84 runs and 32 steals over the past six seasons, but batting seventh he probably wouldn't see 662 plate appearances as he has in the past.
 
3/31/2015 12:48:00 PM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus (back) will get back on the field Wednesday.
Insight: It never was considered serious. Andrus can supply fantasy owners with steals and runs, but his .647 OPS of a season ago isn't going to help much. He was also caught stealing a league-high 15 times so if your league uses net steals as a category, he's much less valuable.
 
3/2/2015 12:16:00 PM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus could get a few days of rest as he is dealing with minor soreness in his left knee.
Insight: It doesn't appear to be serious, but Andrus' speed and ability to score is his best fantasy asset, so its certainly worth following through spring training.
 
9/18/2014 7:01:00 PM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus went 2-for-5 with a RBI against the Athletics on Thursday.
Insight: Despite the poor matchup, Andrus came into the day hitting .167 against Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray, the shortstop had two singles and drove in center fielder Leonys Martin in the sixth. Andrus is batting .264 with two home runs and 38 RBI this year.
 
9/18/2014 1:50:00 PM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is a career .167 (2-for-12) hitter against Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray.
Insight: Andrus went 2-for-5 on Wednesday against the A's and is 5-for-17 (.294) in his last three games, but overall, the shortstop has been disappointing this year. He is hitting .263 with 70 runs and 26 stolen bases. The average and runs are career lows.
 
9/13/2014 3:46:00 PM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus was 1-for-3 with a run, RBI and stolen base against the Braves on Saturday.
Insight: All three of the Rangers runs on Saturday against Braves ace Julio Teheran were unearned. Andrus is hitting .262/.316/.333 with 69 runs and 26 stolen bases this season.
 
9/2/2014 10:16:00 AM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is a career .409 hitter (9-for-22) against Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie.
Insight: Andrus helps fantasy owners by scoring runs and stealing bases and getting on base is the first requirement for both which he does against Guthrie making him a solid play Tuesday.
 
8/29/2014 10:32:00 AM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is a career .000 hitter in nine at-bats against Astros starter Brett Oberholtzer.
Insight: Andrus helps fantasy owners by scoring runs and stealing bases and getting on base is the first requirement for both. Since he can't find his way to first base, avoid him Friday.
 
Hot8/10/2014 12:08:00 PM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is a career .182 hitter in 22 at-bats against Astros starter Dallas Keuchel.
Insight: Andrus has a .345 average against left-handers this season and he's hit .368 with eight RBI and eight runs over his last 15 games, but he's not a good option Sunday with Keuchel on the hill.
 
8/8/2014 11:54:00 AM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus apparently has no clue against Houston starter Brett Oberholtzer having gone 0-for-7 with four strikeouts.
Insight: Andrus has a 13-game hitting streak on the line, but he'll have to make an adjustment if he wants to extend it further. He's batting .274 with 30 RBI, 59 runs scored and 21 steals.
 
8/6/2014 12:41:00 PM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus has gone 0-for-15 with five Ks against White Sox left-hander Chris Sale.
Insight: Andrus has a 12-game hitting streak, but Sale will put that in jeopardy Wednesday.
 
7/20/2014 12:26:00 PM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus has hit .105 in his career against Toronto's Mark Buehrle.
Insight: Andrus has gone 2-for-19 against Buehrle. The veteran lefty is on the mound Sunday, so steer clear of the Rangers shortstop.
 
7/11/2014 12:44:00 AM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus left Thursday's game with a bruised left ankle.
Insight: Andrus is producing about as expected, batting .268 with 49 runs, 19 steals and a .659 OPS. He's a low-end fantasy shortstop who will help in runs and stolen bases.
 
7/8/2014 10:30:00 AM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is a career .100 hitter with five strikeout in 10 at-bats versus Houston starter Brad Peacock.
Insight: Andrus is hitting well this week (.346), but doesn't appear to see the ball well against Peacock and shouldn't be in fantasy lineups Tuesday.
 
Hot6/21/2014 10:40:00 AM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is a career .354 hitter with seven extra base hits against Angels starter Jered Weaver.
Insight: Andrus is on a 10-game hitting streak which has raised his average 18 points to .271. He's also stolen three bases off Weaver and is 35-for-38 in stolen base attempts against the Angels over his career.
 
5/29/2014 11:49:00 AM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is not in Thursday afternoon's starting lineup.
Insight: Andrus has turned it around of late, batting .308 this week. Luis Sardinas gets the start at shortstop. He's batting .280 in limited time and holds little fantasy value.
 
5/27/2014 10:24:00 AM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is 1-for-13 (.077) against Minnesota starter Phil Hughes.
Insight: After a average start, Andrus has turned it around, hitting safely in 18 of his last 21 games and batting .318. Avoid this matchup, however.
 
5/26/2014 5:48:00 PM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus has gone 7-for-16 with two doubles, three RBI and five runs in his last three games.
Insight: Andrus has been trying to get his average back up after going 4-for-46 (.087) from April 20 to May 3. He has batted .318 in 21 games since that slump and is hitting .260 on the year.
 
5/24/2014 10:53:00 AM
Description: Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus should not be started on Saturday versus Detroit right-hander Rick Porcello.
Insight: Andrus is just 1-for-12 (.083) with three strikeouts versus the Tigers' Saturday starter. While the Rangers may be forced to leave him in the lineup because of all their injuries, fantasy owners should avoid him.
 

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