Profar to Triple A; Tepesch wins fifth spot
The Rangers made significant announcements on Tuesday
Nick Tepesch has won the fifth starter spot. Michael Kirkman is going to the bullpen. Tepesch will make his first start on April 9 against the Rays.
Jurickson Profar is going to Triple A. Leury Garcia is the Rangers utility infielder
OF James Adduci, C Eli Whiteside and P Nate Robertson are all going to Triple A Round Rock
P Coty Woods has cleared waivers. The Rangers are trying to work out a trade with the Rockies
The Rangers are having trade discussions with a couple of clubs about outfielder Julio Borbon. The Rangers are committed to Craig Gentry and Leonys Martin in center.
There are two bullpen spots open. The candidates are right-handers Tanner Scheppers, Josh Lindblom and Cory Burns, and left-hander Joe Ortiz.