The 6-foot-7 Klein has not allowed a run over his last 35.0 innings of work at the minor league level, spanning 22 relief appearances.
Rangers catcher Geovany Soto has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right groin, less than a week after he returned from right knee surgery.
The Rangers recalled opening day catcher J.P. Arencibia on Thursday, the same day they made the move of activating catcher Geovany Soto from the 60-day disabled list.
Grapevine Police have confirmed that Rangers catcher Geovany Soto was arrested Wednesday night in Grapevine on a marijuana possession charge.
Ron Washington would like someone to step up and seize the everyday catcher role — it just hasn’t happened.
In a span of three days the week before opening day, the Rangers scratched ace Yu Darvish from that scheduled start because of neck stiffness, and found out they would be without second baseman Jurickson Profar and catcher Geovany Soto for 10 to 12 weeks each because of injuries.
Texas catcher Geovany Soto has a tear in his right knee that will sideline him for 10 to 12 weeks. He will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair the torn cartilage.
When Rangers manager Ron Washington fills out his lineup card, he will likely write down the names of players from seven different countries, plus Puerto Rico.
Free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski has agreed to a deal with the Boston Red Sox, CBS Sports Jon Heyman reports.
A person familiar with the negotiations says that free-agent catcher Brian McCann and the Yankees are about to complete a five-year deal for around $85 million.
The Texas Rangers have re-signed catcher Geovany Soto to a one-year deal, the team announced on Tuesday.
The Rangers have made a $14.1 million qualifying contract offer for next season to Nelson Cruz, the All-Star slugger who served a 50-game suspension this year.