Latest Update Andrus is not in the Rangers staring lineup on Tuesday. Tue Sep, 09, 04:23 PM
Is a tremendous athlete, which helps him greatly on defense at shortstop. Hits and runs well, and also has some pop in his bat. Is also an excellent base-stealer.
Flaws: : Is a little raw in most areas of baseball. Needs to cut down on his swing and become more patient at the plate. Still makes his share of errors at short, mostly mental.
The Rangers are starting to give playing time to their role players in an effort to see where they're at. Andrus is hitting .263 and will be making $15 million. No sense in risking injury over a pointless final three weeks.Analyst: Howard Bender
Luis Sardinas will start with Andrus out.Analyst: Steve Pimental
Andrus has been heating up of late, hitting .385 over his last 10 games. Still, his season line sits at .271/.321/.347 with two home runs and 21 steals. It's been a lost year for the Rangers, and given their offensive struggles it's unlikely the counting stats will end up where have in the past. Analyst: Spencer Silva
The Rangers offense has been struggling of late, but Andrus managed to do his part to end his team's three-game skid. He is now sitting on a .262 average with two home runs, 24 RBI, 53 runs scored and 20 stolen bases through 404 at-bats, as he manages to make the best of a miserable season in Arlington. Analyst: Matthew Beck