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Andrus pulled for lack of effort

Posted on: June 12, 2011 6:00 pm
Edited on: June 13, 2011 10:31 am
By C. Trent Rosecrans

Elvis AndrusRangers manager Ron Washington pulled shortstop Elvis Andrus for his effort on a routine ground ball in the eighth inning of the Rangers' 6-1 loss to the Twins.

"I didn't like his attitude," Washington told Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News. "The inning before there were a couple of plays he didn't make, but he gave the effort. There are going to be plays that you can't make. On that play, there wasn't energy. Elvis is better than that. I didn't chew him out, but I let him know that."

Andrus was given an error on a throw that drew first baseman Michael Young off the bag, allowing Rene Rivera to reach base. It was his second error of the game. A ball bounced off his glove in the seventh inning, leading to five unearned runs.

Andrus offered little defense for his eighth-inning miscue.

"I was still a little upset, I think, about the inning before," Andrus told Grant. "I got upset with myself and I think that was still bothering me because I didn't help the pitcher out. But things happen. There is no excuse. There's nothing really that I can say about it."

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 5, 2011 7:59 pm

Andrus pulled for lack of effort

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Since: Jun 13, 2011
Posted on: June 13, 2011 8:41 am

Andrus pulled for lack of effort

YO!!! You are making a ton of money to play a GAME!!! How about a little effort for the paying fans, you Flippin MUTT!!!

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