Adam Rosales is a wanted man in the AL West race.
The utility infielder with a .220 career batting average has spent the first half of August going back and forth between the Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics, who are in the closest division race in the majors.
"(The A's) were hoping I would go back to (Triple-A) Sacramento, and they would call me up in September. Obviously the Rangers have interest in me, too," Rosales said. "Both teams want me. It's just a matter of having a place for me to play."
There have been more roster moves than games played for Rosales the last two weeks: Oakland designated him for assignment twice. He was claimed both times by the Rangers, who also moved him off their roster once before getting him back this week.
"I know he's been in a whirlwind moving all around the country," Texas manager Ron Washington said. "But this should tell him we care about him."
Rosales was first designated for assignment by the A's on July 31 to make roster room for ne...