Found June 24, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Texas Rangers had reportedly been in the market for a right-handed-hitting outfielder since the start of the season, and this was obviously before Craig Gentry -- who had been filling that role for the team -- went down with his hand injury. Gentry is expected to miss at least a month with his non-displaced fracture, and this is only expected to intensify Texas' search, according to T.R Sullivan of MLB.com. At this point, Sullivan notes that there are two names that are on the Rangers' radar; Chicago White Sox outfielder Alex Rios and Josh Willingham of the Minnesota Twins. Both figure to be available this summer, and Sullivan expects each player to interest Texas. Rios and Willingham each fill several areas of need for the Rangers. They both help the immediate need of a right-handed outfield bat, and each player is also under contract beyond 2013. This offseason, current Rangers' outfielders Nelson Cruz and David Murphy will hit the free agent market. Of the two, Sullivan believes Rios will likely carry the more significant price tag, but Willingham is only a season removed from an impressive campaign for the Twins. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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