Shawn Tolleson

#37 RP / Texas Rangers / EXP: 4YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 210 lb Age: 28 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Rangers' Shawn Tolleson: Agrees to contract with Rangers on Monday, avoiding arbitration

      Tolleson agreed to a one-year, $3.275 million contract with the Rangers on Monday, avoiding arbitration, John Blake of the Texas Rangers reports. Tolleson emerged as the Rangers closer last season after posting a 2.99 ERA and 1.15 WHIP with 35 saves in 37 tries. He should remain the Rangers main ninth inning option as long as he stays healthy and effective.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Rangers RP Shawn Tolleson notches 29th save on Saturday

      Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson struck out a pair in a perfect ninth inning, as he closed out the 2-1 win over the Angels on Saturday. Tolleson needed 16 pitches to record his 29th save of the year.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Rangers to lean on Kela, Dyson when Tolleson needs a rest

      Rangers manager Jeff Bannister said Wednesday he will use Keone Kela and Sam Dyson in save situations when closer Shawn Tolleson needs a break, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "We can use a different bridge guy now," Banister said. "We can back up those four [Kela, Dyson, Jake Diekman and Sam Freeman]. And give Tolleson a day down, if needed."

    • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

      Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson remains on roll for 28th save

      Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson didn't become the Rangers closer until late May. But he has certainly made up for lost time. Tolleson snagged his 28th save in just over three months Saturday against Baltimore. He did have to work out of a bit of a jam, but stranded two baserunners in the ninth. The right-hander has surrendered a run in only two August appearances. He has 10 saves in the month.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson strikes out two, records 27th save

      Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson recorded his 27th save of the season on Friday against the Orioles. Tolleson struck out two batters while giving up just one hit in an inning of work. He has a 2.73 ERA in 59 1/3 innings this season.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Rangers RP Shawn Tolleson collects 26th save on Thursday

      After suffering a loss and a blown save in his previous outing, Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson bounced back with an efficient outing on Thursday. Tolleson worked around a hit in a scoreless ninth inning to preserve the 4-1 win over the Blue Jays, picking up his 26th save of the season. Tolleson has 13 saves since the All-Star break, which is tops in the game. He has emerged as a reliable closer for the surging Rangers.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Rangers RP Shawn Tolleson blows save, takes loss on Tuesday

      Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson suffered his second blown save--and first since July 11--as the Blue Jays took the 6-5 victory on Tuesday. Tolleson (5-3) allowed two runs (one earned) to score while recording two outs in the ninth inning, as he snapped a string of 12 straight successful save conversions.

    • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

      RP Shawn Tolleson notches 25th save for Rangers

      Closer Shawn Tolleson continued his nice season, preserving the Rangers' win over Detroit on Sunday for his 25th save of the season. Tolleson pitched a perfect inning to close out the game, and now has seven saves, along with two wins, in his last 10 outings. Tolleson is now eighth in the American League in saves in his first season as a closer.

    • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

      Shawn Tolleson saves 24th of year for Rangers

      Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson pitched a scoreless ninth inning to record his 24th save of the year, Friday against Detroit. Tolleson allowed one hit and struck out three to convert his 10th straight save opportunity and save his sixth game in the month of August.

    • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

      Rangers' Shawn Tolleson saves 23rd game of year

      Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson pitched a scoreless ninth inning to save a win over Tampa on Sunday. Tolleson earned his 23rd save of the year and converted his 10th straight save opportunity. Tolleson had his seventh straight scoreless appearance.

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