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Cubs claim pitcher off waivers

CHICAGO (AP) The Cubs have claimed right-handed pitcher Anthony Varvaro off waivers from the Boston Red Sox and designated left-handed pitcher Joseph Ortiz for assignment. Varvaro is 7-9 with a 3.23 ERA, 20 holds and one save in 166 major league appearances with the Seattle Mariners, Atlanta Braves and Red Sox. Varvaro allowed five runs in 11 innings in nine relief appearances this...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers outright 6 players to Triple-A Round Rock

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Infielder Kevin Kouzmanoff and first baseman J.P. Arencibia are among six players the Texas Rangers have assigned outright to Triple-A Round Rock. Kouzmanoff and Arencibia, also a catcher, both have the right to decline Monday's assignments and become free agents. The Rangers also lost left-hander Joseph Ortiz to the Chicago Cubs on a waiver claim. Kouzmanoff...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs claim LHP Ortiz off waivers

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have claimed left-hander Joseph Ortiz off waivers from the Texas Rangers. The 24-year-old Ortiz missed much of last season due to a broken left foot. He was limited to 15 minor league appearances after he went 2-2 with a 4.23 ERA in 32 games for Texas in 2013. The Cubs announced the move on Monday, which fills out their 40-man roster.
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Mitch Moreland, Joseph Ortiz

Texas Rangers designated hitter Mitch Moreland was officially sent to the 60-day disabled list on Thursday. He will be out for the season because of ankle reconstruction in June. Also, the Rangers sent left handed pitcher Joseph Ortiz to Double-A Frisco to continue his rehab assignment.#450834222 / gettyimages.comMitch MorelandMonday, Moreland underwent ligament reconstruction...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Strange injuries common for Rangers

The Texas Rangers aren't cursed by the exit of Nolan Ryan, the renaming of the ballpark or the spirit of Game Six. What they are though is the current major league leader in weird non-baseball injuries. And for those looking for a Ryan tie-in to the problems, the peculiar troubles started last season when Ryan was still with the organization. Here's a look at the odd injuries that...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Updates Part 2: Tanner Scheppers, Joe Saunders, Engel Beltre, Joe Ortiz

The Texas Rangers will look to avoid being swept at home by the Oakland Athletics today.  Having dropped the first two by a combined score of 13-3, the Rangers have looked quite bad.  These three home games are all there is on the schedule for the homestand so leaving without a win would be quite awful.  Could the Rangers have hit a wall because of injuries?  We have updates...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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