Hunter Pence RUMORS & NEWS

  • Hunter Pence On Future Plans, Possible Rangers Return "Time is running out for Hunter Pence to play again this season. But he did make one thing clear as he tries to overcome a lower back injury: He is going to do everything possible to get back on the field before the season is over. “I need to do my due diligence for baseball, my..." September 12

  • How Hunter Pence bounced back from difficult end to Giants career

    NBC Sports Bay Area "In the aftermath of his feel-good Giants goodbye, Hunter Pence questioned himself. The 2018 season was the worst of his career. Pence played just 97 games with San Francisco, and he slashed a career-worst .226/.258/.590. He set out to reinvent his swing and his game the following..." August 31

  • Hunter Pence didn't play in Monday's win over Cleveland, but that didn't make his role less significant

    Dallas Morning News "Hunter Pence was an All-Star. He is heading toward Comeback Player of the Year. On Friday, when the Rangers made dramatic shifts to the roster aimed at giving more young players time on the field for long-term evaluation, he was also one of the guys who stood to lose the most playing..." August 08

  • Report: Rays have asked Rangers about Hunter Pence

    Larry Brown Sports "The Tampa Bay Rays are determined to find affordable trade deadline help as they try to keep pace in the AL wild card race. According to Jon Morosi of, the Rays have asked the Texas Rangers about the availability of DH Hunter Pence, who is enjoying a resurgent season in..." July 22

  • Rangers send Willie Calhoun to minors to open spot for Hunter Pence. Could Nomar Mazara be sent down next?

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Willie Calhoun is headed to Triple A Nashville for the same reason the Texas Rangers sent him there at the end of spring training. They have too many outfielders, too many left-handed-hitting outfielders, and not playing regularly doesn’t serve him well. Delino..." July 17

  • Rangers Activate Hunter Pence, Option Willie Calhoun, Select Taylor Guerrieri

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rangers announced this afternoon that they’ve activated Hunter Pence from the injured list and optioned outfielder Willie Calhoun to Triple-A Nashville to open a spot on the roster. Texas has also selected the contract of right-hander Taylor Guerrieri and placed left-hander Jesse..." July 16

  • Rangers’ All-Star Hunter Pence could return this weekend

    Sportsnaut "As the Texas Rangers gear up for the second half of the season with playoff aspirations on their mind, the club could soon get back All-Star outfielder Hunter Pence in the very near future. The 36-year-old outfielder will begin a rehab assignment on Thursday with Double-A Frisco and..." July 11

  • What does latest groin issue mean for Hunter Pence’s return to Rangers, All-Star availability?

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Hunter Pence felt tightness in his right groin Monday night while on rehab assignment, a potential setback that could prevent the Texas Rangers’ outfielder/designated hitter from playing next week in the All-Star Game. Pence, who was placed on the 10-day injured list..." July 02

  • Rangers Place Hunter Pence On IL, Activate Willie Calhoun

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rangers announced that they’ve placed outfielder Hunter Pence on the 10-day injured list with a right groin strain. His roster spot’s going to fellow outfielder Willie Calhoun, whom the Rangers activated from the IL after he missed just under a month with a strained left..." June 17

  • Reds hand Rangers a beating in trip finale with injuries to Hunter Pence and Nomar Mazara a concern

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Hunter Pence left Sunday’s game with a groin strain after chasing a double down the line in the Texas Rangers’ 11-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark. Pence will be evaluated Monday in Arlington before the Rangers begins a seven-game homestand..." June 17

  • Hunter Pence exits game with apparent injury

    Hardball Talk "Rangers OF/DH Hunter Pence exited Sunday afternoon’s game against the Reds after suffering an apparent injury chasing down a ground-rule double hit by José Peraza in the fifth inning. The beat writers are suggesting it’s a groin injury, but we’ll have to wait for the..." June 16

  • Hunter Pence is mashing for the Rangers

    Hardball Talk "Hunter Pence was thought to be on his way to retirement after a lackluster 2018 season with the Giants. As he entered his mid-30’s, Pence spent a considerable amount of time on the injured list, playing in 389 out of 648 possible regular season games with the Giants from..." May 21