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Texas Rangers Transactions - 2018

November
DATETRANSACTION
November 15, 2018Agreed to terns with C Jett Bandy and RHP Walker Weickel on minor league contracts.
November 14, 2018Named Luis Ortiz hitting coach, Don Wakamatsu bench coach, Jayce Tingler major league player development field coordinator, Tony Beasley third base coach and Hector Ortiz first base coach. Announced Down East (Carolina) general manager Wade Howell was promoted to vice president of the club. Promoted Janell Bullock and Jon Clemmons to assistant general managers at Down East.
November 3, 2018Named Chris Woodward manager.
November 2, 2018Reinstated RHPs Clayton Blackburn, Matt Bush, Doug Fister, Nick Gardewine and Ronald Herrera from the 60-day DL. Declined 2019 options on Fister, C Robinson Chirinos and LHPs Matt Moore and Martin Perez. Assigned C Carlos Perez, OF Ryan Rua, LHP Brandon Mann and RHPs Austin Bibens-Dirkx and Clayton Blackburn outright to Nashville (PCL). Promoted assistant director of player development Paul Kruger to director of minor league operations. Named Matt Blood director of player development.
October
DATETRANSACTION
October 30, 2018Reinstated RHP Tony Barnette from the 60-day DL.
October 25, 2018Announced the retirement of trainer Kevin Harmon. Promoted Matt Lucero to head trainer.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 4, 2018Activated INF Hanser Alberto from the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx and OF Willie Calhoun from Round Rock (PCL). Purchased the contracts of RHP Adrian Sampson from Round Rock and LHP C.D. Pelham from Frisco (TL).
September 3, 2018Assigned RHP Drew Hutchison outright to Round Rock (PCL).
September 2, 2018Recalled LHP Yohander Mendez from Round Rock (PCL).
September 1, 2018Activated RHP Bartolo Colon and OF Delino DeShields from the 10-day DL. Recalled LHP Zac Curtis from Round Rock (PCL).
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 31, 2018Acquired RHPs Abdiel Mendoza and Teodoro Ortega from Oakland for RHP Cory Gearrin. Recalled RHP Connor Sadzeck from Round Rock (PCL).
August 28, 2018Sent OFs Delino DeShields and Ryan Rua on rehab assignment to Frisco (Texas).
August 25, 2018Placed INF Hanser Alberto on the 10-day DL. Purchased the contract of C Carlos P?rez from Round Rock (PCL). Recalled RHP Nick Gardewine from Round Rock and placed him on the 60-day DL.
August 24, 2018Placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 21. Recalled INF Hanser Alberto from Round Rock (PCL).
August 17, 2018Placed OF Delino DeShields on the 10-day DL. Recalled INF-OF Drew Robinson from Round Rock (PCL). Acquired 3B Sherten Apostel from Pittsburgh to complete an earlier trade and assigned him to Spokane (NWL). Acquired LHP Josh Javier from Arizona to complete an earlier trade and assigned him to the Arizona League Rangers.
August 16, 2018Activated OF Nomar Mazara from the 10-day DL. Optioned OF Willie Calhoun to Round Rock (PCL). Acquired RHP Kelvin Gonzalez from Kansas City for international slot money and assigned him to the Arizona League.
August 14, 2018Acquired OF Alexander Ovalles from the Chicago Cubs to complete am earlier trade for LHP Cole Hamels and cash considerations.
August 12, 2018Optioned OF Drew Robinson to Round Rock (PCL). Reinstated OF Delino DeShields from the 7-day DL.
August 9, 2018Sent OF Nomar Mazara on rehab assignment to Round Rock (PCL). Assigned LHP Brandon Mann outright to Round Rock.
August 7, 2018Claimed LHP Zac Curtis off waivers from Philadelphia and optioned Curtis to Round Rock (PCL). Designated LHP Brandon Mann for assignment.
August 5, 2018Signed RHP Drew Hutchison. Optioned RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx to Round Rock (PCL).
August 4, 2018Placed OF Delino DeShields on the 7-day DL. Recalled INF/OF Drew Robinson from Round Rock (PCL). Agreed to terms with RHP Drew Hutchinson.
August 2, 2018Signed RHP Chris Tillman to a minor league contract.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2018Reinstated RHP Chris Martin from 10-day DL. Selected contract of LHP Jeffrey Springs from Round Rock (PCL).
July 29, 2018Sent RHP Chris Martin to Round Rock (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
July 28, 2018Placed OF Ryan Rua on the 10-day DL. Optioned LHP Brandon Mann to Round Rock (PCL). Recalled OF Delino DeShields from Round Rock (PCL) and RHP Ariel Jurado from Frisco (TL).
July 27, 2018Traded LHP Cole Hamels and cash to the Chicago Cubs for RHPs Eddie Butler and Rollie Lacy and a player to be named.
July 24, 2018Optioned OF Delino DeShields to Round Rock (PCL). Recalled LHP Brandon Mann from Round Rock.
July 23, 2018Claimed RHP Chris Rowley off waivers from Toronto.
July 21, 2018Activated LHP Alex Claudio from the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx from Round Rock (PCL). Optioned RHP Ricardo Rodr?guez to Round Rock.
July 20, 2018Placed OF Nomar Mazara on the 10-day DL, retroactive to July 17. Recalled OF Willie Calhoun from Round Rock (PCL).
July 16, 2018Optioned LHP Yohander Mendez from Down East (Carolina) to Frisco (TL). Announced OF Austin Jackson cleared release waivers and is a free agent. Reinstated C Carlos Perez from the 10-day DL and assigned him outright to Round Rock (PCL) and LHP Joe Palumbo from the 60-day and optioned him to Down East.
July 14, 2018Activated LHP Martin P?rez from the 60-day DL. Placed LHP Alex Claudio on the 10-day DL, retroactive to July 11.
July 11, 2018Designated OF Austin Jackson for assignment.
July 9, 2018Optioned RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx to Round Rock (PCL). Activated RHP Cory Gearrin.
July 8, 2018Assigned RHP Jason Bahr to Down East (Carolina). Transferred RHPs Tony Barnette and Matt Bush to the 60-day DL.
July 5, 2018Placed RHP Chris Martin on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Ricardo Rodriguez from Round Rock (PCL).
July 4, 2018Recalled RHP Chris Martin from Round Rock (PCL). Placed RHP Tony Barnette on the 10-day DL.
July 3, 2018Activated 1B Ronald Guzm?n from the seven-day concussion list. Optioned RHP Chris Martin to Round Rock (PCL). Signed RHPs Renton Poole and Wyatt Sparks, LHP Grant Wolfram, and INFs Jax Biggers and Shea Patterson to minor league contracts.
July 1, 2018Sent LHP Martin Perez to Frisco (TL) for a rehab assignment.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 28, 2018Sent C Carlos Perez on rehab assignment to Frisco (TL).
June 26, 2018Recalled INF-OF Ryan Rua from Round Rock (PCL). Placed 1B Ronald Guzm?n on the 7-day concussion list. Sent LHP Martin Perez to Hickory (SAL) for a rehab assignment.
June 25, 2018Sent LHP Joe Palumbo to the AZL Rangers for a rehab assignment.
June 22, 2018Reinstated RHP Chris Martin from the 10-day DL.
June 21, 2018Optioned RHP Ricardo Rodriguez to Round Rock (PCL). Signed LHP Erne Valdes and RHPs Tyler Cohen and Francis Ventura to minor league contracts.
June 20, 2018Signed LHP Josh Smith and RHP Robby Rowland to minor league contracts.
June 19, 2018Optioned LHP Yohander Mendez to Round Rock (PCL). Recalled RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx from Round Rock. Traded RHP Deck McGuire to the Los Angeles Angels for cash considerations or a player to be named. Signed LHP Braden Pearson, OF Ryan Anderson and RHPs Leury Tejada and Nic Laio to minor league contracts.
June 18, 2018Activated SS Elvis Andrus from 60-day DL. Recalled RHP Ricardo Rodr?guez from Round Rock (PCL). Optioned C Jose Trevino optioned to Frisco (TL). Designated RHP Deck McGuire for assignment.
June 17, 2018Optioned LHP Brandon Mann to Round Rock (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Yovani Gallardo from Round Rock. Transferred RHP Doug Fister to the 60-day DL. Signed RHP Justin Topa to a minor league contract.
June 16, 2018Placed C Carlos Perez on the 10-day DL. Recalled OF/1B Ryan Rua from Round Rock (PCL). Reinstated C Robinson Chirinos from the suspended list. Transferred SS Elvis Andrus to Round Rock for a rehab assignment. Signed LHPs Destin Dotson and Josh Smith, OF Ryan Anderson and RHPs Chris Jensen, Nicholas Laio, Theo McDowell, Reggie Meyer and Leury Tejada to minor league contracts.
June 15, 2018Placed RHP Matt Bush placed on 10-day DL, retroactive to June 14 and RHP Chris Martin placed on 10-day DL, retroactive to June 12. Recalled LHPs Yohander M?ndez and Brandon Mann from Round Rock (PCL) and C Jose Trevino from Frisco (TL). Claimed RHP Deck McGuire off waivers from Toronto and optioned him to Round Rock. Transferred LHP Martin P?rez to 60-day DL.
June 14, 2018Optioned INF Hanser Alberto to Round Rock (PCL). Signed RHPs Tim Brennan, Nick Burkholder, Sean Chandler, Billy Layne, Jr., David Lebron, Zach Reeg, Glen Richardson, Chandler Sanburn, and Cole Uvila; LHPs Braden Pearson and Erne Valdes; Cs Scott Kapers and Reynaldo Pichardo; INFs Frainyer Chavez, Tyler Depreta-Johnson, and Kenen Irizarry; and OF Troy Dixon to minor league contracts.
June 12, 2018Signed SSs Jonathan Ornelas and Jayce Easley and RHPs Cole Winn, Owen White and Mason Englert.
June 11, 2018Assigned SS Elvis Andrus to Frisco (TL) on a rehab assignment.
June 10, 2018Placed RHP Doug Fister on the 10-day DL, retroactive to June 9. Recalled INF Hanser Alberto from Round Rock (PCL).
June 7, 2018Signed president of baseball operations and general manager Jon Daniels to a multiyear contract extension.
June 5, 2018Released RHP Tim Lincecum.
June 2, 2018Activated OF Carlos Tocci from the 10-day DSL. Optioned INF Hanser Alberto to Round Rock (PCL).
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 31, 2018Optioned 1B/OF Ryan Rua to Round Rock (PCL). Reinstated 3B Adrian Beltre from the 10-day DL.
May 30, 2018Optioned RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx to Round Rock (PCL). Reinstated LHP Matt Moore from the 10-day DL.
May 29, 2018Activated RHP Ricardo Rodriguez from 60-day DL and optioned him to Round Rock (PCL). Designated OF Eliezer ?lvarez for assignment.
May 28, 2018Released RHP Kevin Jepsen.
May 24, 2018Optioned LHP Brandon Mann to Round Rock (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx from Round Rock. Sent OF Carlos Tocci to Round Rock for a rehab assignment.
May 22, 2018Optioned OF Drew Robinson to Round Rock (PCL).
May 21, 2018Designated RHP Kevin Jepsen for assignment. Recalled RHP Matt Bush from Round Rock (PCL).
May 20, 2018Optioned RHP Ariel Jurado to Frisco (TL). Reinstated RHP Chris Martin from the 10-day DL. Sent INF/OF Drew Robinson to Frisco (TL) for a rehab assignment.
May 19, 2018Placed LHP Matt Moore on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Ariel Jurado from Frisco (TL).
May 18, 2018Signed INF Cliff Pennington to a minor league contract and assigned him to Round Rock (PCL).
May 15, 2018Placed 3B Adrian Beltre on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 14. Purchased the contract of INF Hanser Alberto from Round Rock (PCL).
May 14, 2018Sent RHP Chris Martin and OF Carlos Tocci on rehab assignment to Frisco (Texas).
May 13, 2018Optioned LHP Yohander Mendez to Round Rock (PCL). Selected the contract of LHP Brandon Mann from Round Rock.
May 11, 2018Activated 2B Rougned Odor from the 10-day DL. Designated INF-OF Renato Nunez for assignment.
May 9, 2018Sent 2B Rougned Odor and RHP Ricardo Rodriguez to Round Rock (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
May 8, 2018Activated 3B Adrian Beltre from the 10-day DL. Optioned OF Eliezer ?lvarez to Frisco (Texas).
May 7, 2018Recalled OF Eliezer ?lvarez from Frisco (Texas). Placed INF-OF Drew Robinson on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 5. Sent RHP Tim Lincecum to Round Rock (PCL) on a rehab assignment. Assigned C Juan Centeno outright to Round Rock. Acquired RHP Emmanuel Clase from San Diego as the player to be named in the April 6 trade for C Brett Nicholas.
May 5, 2018Sent 2B Rougned Odor on rehab assignment to Frisco (Texas).
May 2, 2018Added C Carlos P?rez to the active roster. Recalled LHP Yohander M?ndez from Round Rock (PCL). Designated C Juan Centeno assignment. Optioned RHP Nick Gardewine to Round Rock.
May 1, 2018Sent RHP Ricardo Rodriguez on injury rehab assignment to Frisco (TL).
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 30, 2018Placed LHP Martin Perez on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Jose Leclerc from Round Rock (PCL).
April 27, 2018Activated RHP Tony Barnette from the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Jos? Leclerc to Round Rock (PCL).
April 25, 2018Placed 3B Adrian Beltre on the 10-day DL. Recalled OF Ryan Rua from Round Rock (PCL). Activated RHP Doug Fister from 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Matt Bush to Round Rock.
April 22, 2018Placed OF Carlos Tocci on the 10-day DL. Reinstated OF Delino DeShields Jr. from the 10-day DL.
April 21, 2018Recalled RHP Jos? Leclerc from Round Rock (PCL). Optioned OF Ryan Rua to Round Rock.
April 19, 2018Agreed to terms with OF Julio Pablo Martinez on a minor league contract. Sent OF Delino DeShields to Frisco (Texas) on injury rehabilitation assignment.
April 18, 2018Sent OF Delino DeShields to Frisco (TL) for a rehab assignment.
April 17, 2018Placed RHP Tony Barnette on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 15. Recalled OF Ryan Rua from Round Rock (PCL).
April 16, 2018Optioned OF Ryan Rua to Round Rock (PCL).
April 15, 2018Signed 3B Nick Noonan to a minor league contract. Claimed INF Renato Nunez off waivers from Oakland. Transferred RHP Tim Lincecum to the 60-day DL.
April 13, 2018Placed SS Elvis Andrus on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 12. Recalled 1B Ronald Guzman from Round Rock (PCL). Agreed to terms with RHP Yovani Gallardo on a minor league contract.
April 10, 2018Placed 2B Rougned Odor and RHP Doug Fister on the 10-day DL. Activated RHP Tony Barnette from 10-day DL. Recalled INF/C Isiah Kiner-Falefa from Round Rock (PCL).
April 6, 2018Traded C Brett Nicholas to San Diego for a player to be named or cash. Sent RHP Tony Barnette to Frisco (TL) for a rehab assignment. Named Neil Leibman chief operating officer.
April 5, 2018Reinstated LHP Martin P?rez from the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Jose Leclerc to Round Rock (PCL). Signed a two-year extension of their player development contract with Frisco (Texas) through the 2020 season.
April 3, 2018Signed C Cameron Rupp to a minor league contract and assigned him to Round Rock (PCL).
April 2, 2018Selected the contract of RHP Bartolo Colon from Round Rock (PCL). Optioned RHP Nick Gardewine to Round Rock. Transferred RHP Ricardo Rodriguez from the 10- to the 60-day DL. Announced 1B Tommy Joseph cleared waivers and accepted an outright assignment to Frisco (Texas).
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 31, 2018Placed Delino DeShields on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Nick Gardewine from Round Rock (PCL).
March 29, 2018Selected the contract of RHP Kevin Jepsen from Round Rock (PCL). Designated 1B Tommy Joseph for assignment. Placed RHPs Tony Barnette, Tim Lincecum and Ricardo Rodriguez, and LHP Martin Perez on the 10-day DL, retroactive to March 26.
March 27, 2018Reassigned RHP Steve Delabar, C Brett Nicholas and OF Destin Hood to Round Rock (PCL). Reassigned RHPs Chi Chi Gonzalez, Shawn Tolleson and Edinson Volquez and LHP Anthony Gose to minor league camp.
March 24, 2018Traded C Mike Ohlman to Boston for cash. Released RHP Bartolo Colon. Optioned 1B Tommy Joseph to Round Rock (PCL).
March 22, 2018Optioned INF Eliezer Alvarez to Frisco (PCL).