|Kinsler says comments were taken out of context|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 04 March 2014 07:39|
Kinsler was traded from Texas to Detroit for first baseman Prince Fielder in the offseason. In the ESPN story, Kinsler was quoted as saying he hopes the Rangers go 0-162 this year. He also was quoted as calling Rangers general manager Jon Daniels a ''sleazeball.''
Kinsler said Tuesday the ''0-162'' comment was just a joke.
At their spring camp in Surprise, Ariz., the Rangers seemed to take Kinsler's comments in stride. Texas manager Ron Washington guaranteed the Rangers will not go 0-162.