"I want to be here," Andrus said at the time. "I love it here." Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus went through something he has never experienced before as a Major League player. His team lost on Opening Day. "Not good," Andrus said. Andrus is already owed more than $11.2 million this season and next, the end of a three-year contract he signed before the 2012 season to take him through his final years being eligible for salary arbitration. Third baseman Adrian Beltre is signed through 2015 with a voidable club option for 2016 if he fails to reach 1,200 plate appearances in 2014-15 or 600 plate appearances in 2015. Two-time All-Star shortstop Elvis Andrus has reached an agreement on a contract guaranteeing him $120 million over an additional eight seasons through 2022 with the Texas Rangers, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday night. Maybe, but the Rangers had a four-game Opening Day winning streak come to an end with an 8-2 loss to the Astros on Sunday night at Minute Maid Park in the opening game of the 2013 Major League Baseball season.
Andrus, Rangers in process of finalizing extension
The Rangers are expected to wait until Thursday to officially announce an eight-year, $120 million extension with shortstop Elvis Andrus. The contract is still in the process of being finalized, but Andrus has passed his physical and acknowledged on Tue…
Matt Harrison tied a career high with nine strikeouts on Sunday, but he allowed six runs and the Rangers fell, 8-2, to the Astros on Opening Night at Minute Maid Park, ending Texas' streak of season-opening wins at four.