The Texas Rangers announced 12 roster moves on Tuesday, including the demotion of Mike Olt, to trim the major league roster to 46 players.
Right-handed reliever Yoshinori Tateyama has agreed to a minor league contract to remain with the Texas Rangers.
The Rangers have declined a $9.25 million club option for Scott Feldman and a $1.2 million option for Yoshinori Tateyama, making both right-handers free agents.
Kevin Youkilis, Adam Dunn and Alex Rios homered in the first inning off Roy Oswalt and All-Star Chris Sale won his 10th game Tuesday night and the Chicago White Sox routed the Texas Rangers 19-2.
The Rangers have placed right-hander Neftali Feliz on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation and recalled reliever Yoshinori Tateyama from Triple-A Round Rock.
The Rangers have placed right-handed reliever Yoshinori Tateyama on the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Julio Borbon to Triple-A Round Rock.
Texas looked to be on track early in their 9th Spring Training game of 2012. The Rangers battled the Seattle Mariners on a picture-perfect day in Peoria, Arizona.
Rangers reliever Mark Lowe and catcher Matt Treanor were added to the World Series roster. Koji Uehara and Yoshinori Tateyama were pulled.
The Rangers led 3-1 going into the fourth and starter Colby Lewis (11-10) thought he’d worked out of some early-inning control problems.That was before he gave up Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s two-run homer that tied the game 3-all and started the downfall for Texas.
Mitch Moreland blasted the first pitch of the bottom of the 11th inning, sending the Rangers to a 5-4 victory over the Astros on Tuesday night.
The Texas Rangers have signed Japanese free agent pitcher Yoshinori Tateyama to a one-year contract.