The Texas Rangers landed Matt Garza earlier this week from the Chicago Cubs, but the team appears to be far from done adding to its current roster. With outfielder Nelson Cruz potentially facing a suspension for his connection to the Biogenesis scandal, the Rangers are looking to add at least one bat and possibly more.
The player who has been most closely connected to the Rangers is Chicago White Sox outfielder Alex Rios, who is also being pursued by the Pittsburgh Pirates, Kansas City Royals and Boston Red Sox. The White Sox and Rangers are reportedly actively talking about a trade and something could be finished soon.
But the Rangers are also interested in San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, New York Mets outfielder Marlon Byrd and Seattle Mariners first baseman Kendrys Morales.
The Rangers currently sit three games behind the Oakland A’s for first place in the American League West. They have a 56-45 record and are a half-game out of the final wild card spot in the Amer...