Hunter Pence RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • How Hunter Pence Has Rebounded from $90M Bust to Shocking 2019 Star

    Bleacher Report "Last season, Hunter Pence looked like the definition of done. He slashed .226/.258/.332 in 97 games with the San Francisco Giants and posted a career-worst .590 OPS. On April 13 this season, he turned 36—not generally an age at which players crank back the..." May 15

  • Hunter Pence now has this in common with Lou Gehrig

    The Sports Daily "Hunter Pence has experienced a nice MLB career, but he’s probably never heard his name mentioned in the same breath as Lou Gehrig. Until now, that is. The veteran outfielder’s last two years with the San Francisco Giants were painful to watch, and it wouldn’t have..." May 11

  • Former Giant Hunter Pence makes Rangers roster after successful spring

    NBC Sports Bay Area "A few hours after an emotional goodbye at Oracle Park last season, Hunter Pence started working on his swing. It paid off. Pence will make the Texas Rangers’ Opening Day roster, according to TR Sullivan of He was in camp with his childhood team as a..." March 21

  • Texas Rangers sign two-time World Series champion outfielder Hunter Pence to minor league contract

    Dallas Morning News "Hunter Pence has played high school and college baseball in Arlington. He now has a shot at playing professional baseball there too. The Texas Rangers have signed the outfielder to a minor league contract with a spring training invite. The 12-year veteran has spent the last..." February 07