ARLINGTON, Texas The need for a left-handed pitcher prompted the Texas Rangers to recall Joseph Ortiz from Triple A Round Rock Friday.
To make room for Ortiz the Rangers sent Ross Wolf to Triple A. The club will recall Wolf after Round Rock ends its season Monday.
The Minnesota Twins have five left-handed hitters and started four against the Rangers Friday.
Ortiz was 2-1 with...
ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers haven't decided on their starter for their series finale against New York Thursday.
If the club remained on schedule, right-hander Ross Wolf would get the call. But Wolf allowed seven runs in three innings Saturday in just his third start for the club.
"He (Wolf) is in the mix of course," Rangers manager Ron Washington said.
ARLINGTON, Texas Ross Wolf didn't do anything Saturday night to quiet those who believe the Texas Rangers desperately need to add a starting pitcher before the July 31 trade deadline.
The minor leaguer turned middle man turned rotation member retired just six batters as Baltimore jumped out to a 7-0 lead on its way to a 7-4 victory over Texas.
The Rangers, who are still actively...
The Texas Rangers will continue to shuffle their rotation after the All-Star Break, with Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reporting that Justin Grimm will move out of the rotation into a bullpen role, with Ross Wolf taking his spot in the rotation for now. Grimm left Friday's start with forearm tightness but a disabled list trip is not going to be required at this stage...
Ross Wolf did his part, limiting the Baltimore Orioles to just three hits over six innings.
Unfortunately for the Texas Rangers, their offense couldn't back up his noteworthy performance in a 3-1 defeat Thursday night.
Texas couldn't have asked for much more from Wolf, who got the start after Yu Darvish was placed on the 15-day disabled list with an upper back strain. Wolf...
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July 11, 2013
The Texas Rangers have optioned right-handed reliever Cory Burns to Triple-A Round Rock to make room for Ross Wolf for a spot start Wednesday against Oakland.
Wolf will be the second pitcher in three days to make his first major league start for the Rangers after previous stints with other teams as a reliever. Josh Lindblom lost to the A's on Monday.
The 30-year-old Wolf last...