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Soto to DL – Martinez Called Up

The Texas Rangers have placed C Geovanny Soto on the Disabled List with a strained right groin, and called up RHP Nick Martinez who will start tonight’s game.

More on the website later.

Adduci activated for West

Jim Adduci has been activated and Matt West has been optioned to Triple A Round Rock. The Rangers still have one more roster move to make on Tuesday when they activate Nick Martinez off the disabled list

Rangers add Soto, Arencibia…. drop Carlos Pena

The Rangers have activated catcher Geovany Soto from the disabled list and called up J.P. Arencibia from Triple A Round Rock. They have designated first baseman Carlos Pena for assignment. Presumably Soto and Robinson Chirinos will split the catching duties and Arencibia and Chris Gimenez will play first base.

The Rangers have four catchers on their roster.

 

Feierabend called up

The Rangers have called up pitcher Ryan Feierabend from Triple A Round Rock….He is a candidate to start tomorrow along with Scott Baker. The Rangers have not announced a corresponding move to open a roster spot.

Rangers sign Jerome Williams

The Rangers have signed RHP Jerome Williams to a Minor League contract and assigned him to Triple A Round Rock.

The Rangers have also transferred outfielder Engel Beltre from Triple A Round Rock to Double A Frisco to continue his medical rehabilitation assignment.

 

Rangers listening on Cotts, Frasor

The Rangers called up reliever Matt West on Thursday as the possibility looms they could trade veteran relievers Neal Cotts and Jason Frasor this month. There appears to be some interest in both even though Frasor has struggled lately. Both are free agents at the end of the season and the Rangers are more interested in looking at as many young players as possible.

West Called Up, Irwin Sent Back, Sunday Start TBD

The Rangers have called up RHP Matt West from AAA Round Rock and sent pitcher RHP Phil Irwin to Round Rock. West appeared in 14 games at AAA with a 4.50 ERA 24IP 34Hits 28K 8BB.

As of this afternoon, Sunday’s starting pitcher agins the Angels is To Be Determined.

More on the website later.

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