The Rangers have returned Rule 5 draft pick Coty Woods to Colorado and gotten first baseman Chris McGuiness back from Cleveland.
Zach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.
Berkman singled, walked and scored two runs in his Rangers’ spring training debut, a 10-0 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday that gave Texas its first exhibition victory this year after an 0-5 start.
Criticized for not spending enough on free agents in recent years, the Indians splurged on another star. The club agreed to terms Monday with outfielder Michael Bourn on a four-year, $48 million contract.
Jason Kipnis hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Rangers closer Joe Nathan, and the Indians snapped a five-game losing streak by beating Texas 5-4 on Thursday night.
Texas center fielder Josh Hamilton and third baseman Adrian Beltre are not in the starting lineup because of injuries.
Sluggers Josh Hamilton and Adrian Beltre each homered before leaving the game with injuries, and the Rangers beat the slumping Indians 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Matt Harrison got into the sixth inning and Adrian Beltre was awarded his 31st homer after a replay review, leading the Rangers to a 6-4 victory over the Indians on Tuesday night.
Ubaldo Jimenez pitched seven scoreless innings and the Cleveland Indians handed Yu Darvish his first major league loss in a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.
The Texas Rangers beat the the Cleveland Indians after pitcher-hitter Adrian Beltre hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning Saturday night.
Johnny Damon hit a two-run triple and Jeanmar Gomez pitched seven strong innings to lead the Cleveland Indians over the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Friday night.
Hamilton is batting third and playing center field for Friday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians.