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2015 Avg.
.298
 
Career Avg.
.258
Name  Mitch Moreland
Born  9/6/1985
Height  6-2
Weight  230
Number  18
Position  DH
Bats  L
Throws  L
Hot6/30/2015 10:09:00 PM
Description: Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland blasted two more home runs on Tuesday night.
Insight: He now has four home runs over the last two games, and five over the past four contest. More finished with four RBI and is now batting .305 with 14 homers and 43 RBI overall.
 
6/29/2015 9:57:00 PM
Description: Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland smacked two home runs Monday against the Orioles.
Insight: Moreland has been a top-100 fantasy option over the past month of the season. He has now hit three home runs over the past three games, and is worth having active in all lineups for the time being.
 
6/27/2015 8:27:00 PM
Description: Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland hit his 10th homer of the season in the, 3-0, victory over the Blue Jays on Saturday.
Insight: Moreland was 1-for-4 in the game. He is hitting .305 with 10 home runs and 36 RBI in 200 at-bats this season.
 
6/25/2015 5:41:00 PM
Description: Texas first baseman Mitch Moreland hit his ninth homer of the season.
Insight: Moreland has been a pleasant surprise in 2015. He is hitting over .300 and has 35 RBI. He should be active everywhere.
 
6/19/2015 10:50:00 PM
Description: Texas first baseman Mitch Moreland had the game-winning two-run single in the ninth as the Rangers beat the White Sox, 2-1.
Insight: Manager Jeff Banister pressed the right button, using Moreland as a pinch hitter for Adam Rosales in the ninth with the bases loaded and two outs. Moreland is hitting .304 with eight home runs and 33 RBI in 171 at-bats this season.
 
6/19/2015 6:56:00 PM
Description: Texas first baseman Mitch Moreland is not in the lineup versus the White Sox on Friday.
Insight: Chicago is starting left-hander Chris Sale, so Adam Rosales will start at first base. The White Sox have four lefties in their starting rotation, so Moreland might get a few days off this weekend.
 
6/13/2015 7:44:00 PM
Description: Texas first baseman Mitch Moreland smacked a three-run homer Saturday versus Minnesota.
Insight: Moreland finished with four RBI and is having a very solid campaign. He is hitting .305 with eight homers and 28 RBI overall.
 
4/24/2015 7:43:00 PM
Description: Texas first baseman Mitch Moreland (elbow) will return to the lineup on Friday night.
Insight: He is starting at first base and hitting second, while Prince Fielder is serving as the DH.
 
4/18/2015 9:55:00 AM
Description: Texas first baseman Mitch Moreland could need minor elbow surgery, according to TR Sullivan of mlb.com.
Insight: If true he'd likely miss 2-3 weeks. Moreland can't stay healthy enough for fantasy owners and Rangers fans to see what he can do with a season's worth of at-bats. He played just 52 games last season.
 
6/18/2014 4:17:00 PM
Description: Texas first baseman Mitch Moreland has opted to have season-ending ankle surgery. SOURCE: Jeff Wilson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Insight: The surgery is set for next Monday in North Carolina. It's a shame because Moreland would have had a chance to thrive without Prince Fielder (neck surgery) in the lineup. Brad Snyder and Carlos Pena will now be asked to carry the load at first base.
 
6/9/2014 4:43:00 PM
Description: Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland will get a second opinion and hopes to have a less serious ankle surgery than reconstruction which would keep him out for three months.
Insight: If the less extensive work is done, Moreland (.246, 2 HR, 23 RBI) could return in 3-4 weeks. Donnie Murphy will continue to play 1B.
 
6/8/2014 1:50:00 PM
Description: Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland needs left ankle surgery and will miss three months, according to Richard Durrett of espndallas.com.
Insight: Both of Texas' first basemen, Prince Fielder and Moreland, have suffered serious injuries this season, and Kendrys Morales is off the table after signing with the Twins Saturday. Corner infield prospect Joey Gallo, who has hit 61 homers in his last 169 games in the minors, was promoted to Double-A in the wake of Moreland's injury and he could be on the fast track to the majors.
 
5/31/2014 10:26:00 AM
Description: Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland is just 2-for-15 (.133) against Nationals right-hander Doug Fister.
Insight: The Rangers have moved Moreland up to third in the lineup in front of Adrian Beltre with Prince Fielder on the disabled list, but he should be avoided in this unfavorable matchup.
 
Hot5/25/2014 8:11:00 PM
Description: Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland has gone 9-for-28 (.321) with four doubles, one home run and eight RBI in his last seven games.
Insight: The Rangers have moved Moreland up to third in the lineup in front of Adrian Beltre with Prince Fielder on the disabled list. He went 3-for-5 with three RBI Sunday at Detroit.
 
3/18/2014 6:27:00 PM
Description: Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland is out with tightness in his left oblique muscle, according to Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News.
Insight: Moreland is in danger of missing the start of the regular season on March 31 against the Phillies. The 28-year-old is expected to serve as the Rangers' primary DH this season after batting .232 with 23 homers, 60 RBI and a .736 OPS in 147 games last season.
 
7/13/2013 10:49:00 PM
Description: Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland only went 9-for-58 (.155) with zero homers and 14 strikeouts in his first 18 games after coming off the DL, but he has gone 5-for-12 with a homer over his last three games.
Insight: Moreland hit his first home run since June 4 Saturday against the Tigers. He has 12 on the season to go with a .265 batting average.
 
6/21/2013 2:32:00 PM
Description: Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland has been activated for Friday after going 6-for-12 at Double-A Frisco during his rehab assignment.
Insight: Moreland was placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 6 due to a strained right hamstring. He was productive in his first 58 games batting .288 with 12 homers, 29 RBI and an .899 OPS. Berkman's fantasy owners will be happy as he goes back to the DH role where he is less likely to get hurt.
 
6/20/2013 11:38:00 AM
Description: Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland is expected to be activated for Friday after going 6-for-12 at Double-A Frisco during his rehab assignment.
Insight: Moreland was placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 6 due to a strained right hamstring. He was productive in his first 58 games batting .288 with 12 homers, 29 RBI and an .899 OPS. It will be good to get Berkman back to the DH role where he is less likely to get hurt.
 
6/16/2013 2:39:00 PM
Description: According to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com, Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday with Double-A Frisco.
Insight: Moreland was placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 6 due to a strained right hamstring. He's expected to play three games on his rehab assignment.
 
6/13/2013 7:58:00 PM
Description: Barring any setbacks, Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland should be able to return from the DL on June 21st against the Cardinals. SOURCE: Jeff Wilson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Insight: That's the first day Moreland is eligible to return. Moreland has been out with a strained hamstring and could begin a rehab stint as early as Monday. Moreland (.288, 12 HR, 29 RBI) is second on the club with a .561 slugging percentage in his first 58 games.
 
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