Outfielder Michael Choice, in a 1-for-16 spring training slump, has been optioned to Triple-A Round Rock by the Texas Rangers.
The AL West-leading Texas Rangers have gotten back a veteran designated hitter and three pitchers from the disabled list in time for the pennant chase.
The Rangers have put Michael Kirkman on the 15-day disabled list after a recurrence of lymphoma around his right triceps. The team says a complete recovery is expected.
David Ortiz hit a game-ending three-run homer, lifting the Red Sox to a 6-3 win over the Rangers on Thursday night. It was his 11th career walk-off home run.
The Rangers placed Ogando on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, two days after he was hurt while running to first base on a bunt single at San Francisco
Billy Butler hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Texas Rangers 6-1 Sunday in the exhibition opener for both clubs.
Neftali Feliz and Derek Holland are among 13 players who have agreed to contracts for the season with the Texas Rangers.
The Texas Rangers activated right-hander Darren O’Day from the 60-day disabled list prior to Saturday night’s game against the Florida Marlins.
When Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington popped out of the dugout toward the mound to take Colby Lewis out of the game Monday night, there was applause.