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2015 Avg.
.222
 
Career Avg.
.277
Name  Alex Rios
Born  2/18/1981
Height  6-5
Weight  210
Number  15
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/16/2015 4:08:00 PM
Description: Royals outfielder Alex Rios is just 6-for-31 in his career versus Brewers starter Matt Garza.
Insight: That's bad enough for a .194 batting average versus Garza. Fantasy owners should do their best to avoid this matchup on Tuesday.
 
6/14/2015 11:14:00 AM
Description: Royals outfielder Alex Rios is out Sunday.
Insight: Rios is hitting just .105 in 11 games since returning from the DL. Jarrod Dyson will start in right field.
 
6/8/2015 11:14:00 AM
Description: Royals outfielder Alex Rios is a career .481 hitter (13-for-27) against Minnesota right-hander Phil Hughes.
Insight: Rios was off to a fast start after a disappointing season in Texas last year, batting .321 through the first seven games, but since his return on May 31 he's just 3-for-19 (.157).
 
5/30/2015 2:52:00 PM
Description: As expected, Royals outfielder Alex Rios (non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal of his left hand) has been activated on Saturday.
Insight: Rios was off to a fast start after a disappointing season in Texas last year, batting .321 through the first seven games before the injury. Paulo Orlando was sent to Triple-A.
 
5/29/2015 1:03:00 PM
Description: Royals outfielder Alex Rios (non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal of his left hand) is expected to be activated on Saturday.
Insight: Rios was off to a fast start after a disappointing season in Texas last year, batting .321 through the first seven games before the injury. Paulo Orlando will likely be sent to Triple-A when that happens.
 
5/21/2015 10:20:00 AM
Description: Royals outfielder Alex Rios (non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal of his left hand) could be heading out on rehab assignment in about a week, according to Royals manager Ned Yost.
Insight: Rios was off to a fast start after a disappointing season in Texas, batting .321 through the first seven games before the injury.
 
4/14/2015 12:06:00 PM
Description: Royals outfielder Alex Rios has been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal of his left hand.
Insight: Rios was hit on the left hand Monday night and left the game. He's off to a fast start after a disappointing season in Texas. This is going to put his comeback on hold. Jarrod Dyson and Paulo Orlando should ba a platoon in Rios' absence.
 
4/14/2015 10:49:00 AM
Description: Royals outfielder Alex Rios is doubtful for Wednesday's game against Minnesota due to a bruised left hand.
Insight: Rios was hit on the left hand Monday night and left the game. He's off to a fast start after a disappointing season in Texas.
 
4/6/2015 7:11:00 PM
Description: Royals outfielder Alex Rios had three hits in his Kansas City regular season debut on Monday.
Insight: Rios had two singles and then capped off the day with a three-run homer in the seventh. He was 3-for-4 with three RBI and a run scored in his first game at Kauffman Stadium as a member of the Royals.
 
3/26/2015 2:14:00 PM
Description: Royals outfielder Alex Rios will miss the next few days due to a jammed thumb.
Insight: Rios is a solid fantasy option who could put up 20-20 type numbers though his home run total dropped significantly last season. His average season over the last five years is .275 with 16 HR, 71 RBI, 74 runs and 25 steals.
 
12/19/2014 4:54:00 PM
Description: The Royals have signed outfielder Alex Rios to a one-year $11 million contract.
Insight: The deal has a mutual option for 2016, and would be worth $12.5. Rios will be 34-years-old at the start of the season, but he could be worth a look later in drafts.
 
10/15/2014 10:06:00 AM
Description: CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports the Rangers will decline right fielder Alex Rios' $13.5 million option for 2015.
Insight: This was expected. Rios will receive $1 million in a buyout and become a free agent. Rios hit .280/.311/.398 with four home runs in 131 games this year. He missed most of September with a thumb injury.
 
10/8/2014 6:55:00 PM
Description: The Rangers are expected to decline outfielder Alex Rios' $13.5 million club option for 2015 according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish.
Insight: Rios hit .280/.311/.398 with four home runs in 131 games this year. He missed most of September with a thumb injury. Texas can buy out his 2015 option for $1 million.
 
9/16/2014 11:19:00 PM
Description: The Rangers are unsure when outfielder Alex Rios (thumb) will be ready to return to the lineup according to MLB.com
Insight: Rios hasn't played since Sept. 4 due to a nagging right thumb injury. He did travel with the team to Oakland this week, but it is possible he doesn't play again this year. He is hitting .280 with 42 extra-base hits and 54 RBI in 492 at-bats this year.
 
8/31/2014 9:41:00 PM
Description: Rangers right fielder Alex Rios went 2-for-3 with a double, RBI and run against the Astros on Sunday.
Insight: Rios is really the only worthy start in the Rangers lineup. He is batting .280 with 41 extra-base hits, 53 RBI and 54 runs this year.
 
8/28/2014 4:53:00 PM
Description: Rangers right fielder Alex Rios (thumb) has been downgraded to out for Thursday's game against Houston.
Insight: Rios has been dealing with a lingering right thumb injury. He's batting .281 with four homers, 52 RBI, 51 runs and 16 SB, but much more was expect from him after last season's production.
 
8/28/2014 11:08:00 AM
Description: Rangers right fielder Alex Rios (thumb) is doubtful for Thursday's game against Houston.
Insight: Rios has been dealing with a lingering right thumb injury. He's batting .281 with four homers, 52 RBI, 51 runs and 16 SB, but much more was expect from him after last season's production.
 
8/20/2014 12:50:00 PM
Description: Rangers right fielder Alex Rios (thumb) is in the lineup Wednesday afternoon.
Insight: Rios was scratched from the lineup Tuesday to rest a lingering right thumb injury.
 
8/19/2014 6:38:00 PM
Description: Rangers right fielder Alex Rios has been scratched from Tuesday's lineup with a bruised right thumb.
Insight: According to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the issue has been lingering for Rios. He wasn't able to take batting practice Tuesday.
 
8/13/2014 4:49:00 PM
Description: Rangers right fielder Alex Rios (ankle) is back in the lineup Wednesday, according to Anthony Andro of foxsportssouthwest.com.
Insight: Rios has been out of the starting lineup four of the past five games due to ankle soreness. He's hitting .293 this season but has dropped to four home runs after averaging 18 homers per season the previous nine years.
 
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