Sep 11, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers center fielder Delino DeShields (7) catches a line drive in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
Cold: Delino DeShields
I’m a huge DeShields fan, what he has brought to the table has been absolutely huge for the Rangers. His ability to swipe bags and be a threat on the base paths is something this lineup needed, and he has certainly brought it. That being said, DeShields has struggled over the course of the past week.
DeShields is hitting a putrid .154 (2-for-13) with a double and two runs scored. His six strikeouts in the past five games are also a cause for concern, especially when you consider the speed he possesses. That speed being said, it is also a little alarming that he hasn’t had a stolen base over the past ten games. But, not all hope is lost for DeShields, as he has an OBP of .353 over the past week. So while he is still getting on base, you would love to see him generating a few more chances.
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