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Texas Rangers Transactions 2019

November
DATETRANSACTION
November 20, 2019Selected the contracts of RHPs Demarcus Evans and Tyler Phillips, OF Leody Taveras from Frisco (TL), RHP Kyle Cody, INFs Sherten Apostel and Anderson Tejeda from Down East (CL). Designated for assisgnment RHP Taylor Guerrieri and LHP C.D. Pelham.
November 11, 2019Named Corey Ragsdale major league field coordinator; Rob Fumagalli major league assistant strength and conditioning coach; and Cody Atkinson hitting coordinator. Promoted Ross Fenstermaker to senior director, professional and international scouting; Napoleon Pichardo to director of performance for the minor leagues; Logan Frandsen to minor league strength and conditioning coordinator; and Jono Armold to pitching coordinator.
November 4, 2019Assigned C Tim Federowicz outright to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Jesse Chavez, OF Joey Gallo and LHP Taylor Hearn from the 60-day IL.
November 1, 2019Declined their 2020 contract options for RHPs Shawn Kelley and Nate Jones and C Welington Castillo.
October
DATETRANSACTION
October 31, 2019Activated LHP Jesse Biddle from the 60-day IL and assigned him outright to Nashville (PCL). Assigned OF Zack Granite outright to Nashville. Acquired C Welington Castillo and international slot compensation from the Chicago White Sox for INF-OF Jonah McReynolds.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 24, 2019Recalled RHP Phillips Valdez from Nashville (PCL).
September 20, 2019Selected the contract of C Tim Federowicz from Nashville (PCL). Transferred OF Joey Gallo to the 60-day IL.
September 15, 2019Recalled LHP Joe Palumbo from Nashville (PCL).
September 5, 2019Recalled LHP Yohander Mendez from Nashville (PCL).
September 3, 2019Assigned RHP Pedro Payano and LHP Locke St. John outright to Nashville (PCL).
September 1, 2019Recalled 1B Ronald Guzm?n and RHP Ian Gibaut from Nashville (PCL). Activated OF Nomar Mazara and RHP Adrian Sampson from the 10-day IL and LHP Jeffrey Springs and RHP Edinson V?lquez from the 60-day IL. Designated RHP Pedro Payano and LHP Locke St. John for assignment.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 27, 2019Placed OF/DH Hunter Pence on the 10-day IL, retroactive to August 24. Recalled INF/C Isiah Kiner-Falefa from Nashville (PCL).
August 26, 2019Assigned RHP Shane Carle outright to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated LHP Yohander Mendez from 60-day IL and optioned him to Nashville. Transferred RHP Jesse Chavez to the 60-day IL.
August 23, 2019Optioned LHP Locke St. John to Nashville (PCL). Designated RHP Shane Carle for assignment. Reinstated RHP Luke Farrell from the 60-day IL.
August 22, 2019Optioned RHP Ian Gibaut to Nashville (PCL).
August 21, 2019Recalled LHP Locke St. John from Nashville (PCL). Optioned INF-C Isiah Kiner-Falefa to Frisco (TL). Sent LHP Yohander Mendez to Nashville (PCL) on rehab assingment. Assigned RHP David Carpenter outright to Nashville (PCL).
August 20, 2019Placed OF Nomar Mazara on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of INF Nick Solak from Nashville (PCL). Added LHP Joe Palumbo as 26th man. Recalled LHP Brock Burke from Nashville (PCL). RHP Jonathan Hernandez from Frisco (TL). Optioned RHPs Ian Gabut and Phillips Valdez to Nashville (PCL). Sent LHP Jeffrey Springs to AZL Rangers. Transferred RHP Edinson Volquez to Frisco (TL).
August 19, 2019Recalled OF-1B Scott Heineman and RHP Phillips Valdez from Nashville (PCL). Placed RHP Adrian Sampson on 10-day IL, retroactive to Aug. 18. Designated RHP David Carpenter for assignment.
August 16, 2019Optioned RHP Pedro Payano to Nashville (PCL). Recalled RHP Ian Gibaut from Nashville.
August 13, 2019Placed RHP Jesse Chavez on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP David Carpenter from Nashville (PCL).
August 9, 2019Recalled LHP Kolby Allard from Nashville (PCL).
August 7, 2019Optioned LHP Locke St. John and OF Scott Heineman to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Shawn Kelley from the 10-day IL.
August 6, 2019Sent RHP Luke Farrell and LHP Yohander Mendez to Frisco (TL) for rehab assignments.
August 3, 2019Assigned C Tim Federowicz outright to Nashville (PCL). Placed 3B Asdrubal Cabrera on unconditional release waivers. Released OF Carlos Tocci from his minor league contract.
August 2, 2019Recalled OF Scott Heineman and C Jose Trevino from Nashville (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Emmanuel Clase from Frisco (TL). Optioned LHP Kyle Bird to Nashville. Recalled C-INF Isiah Kiner-Falefa from Frisco. Optioned RHP Phillips Valdez to Nashville. Designated 3B Asdr?bal Cabrera and C Tim Federowicz for assignment.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2019Optioned LHP Kolby Allard to Nashville (PCL). Traded RHPs Joe Jarneski and Ray Castro to the Chicago White Sox for RHP Nate Jones, international slot compensations and cash. Placed Jones on the 60-day IL. Recalled LHP Locke St. John from Nashville.
July 30, 2019Acquired LHP Kolby Allard from the Atlanta Braves for RHP Chris Martin.
July 28, 2019Acquired RHP Ian Gibaut from Tampa Bay for a player to be named or cash considerations and optioned him to Nashville (PCL). Transferred LHP Jesse Biddle to the 60-day IL.
July 27, 2019Assigned OF Carlos Tocci outright to Nashville (PCL).
July 25, 2019Placed OF Joey Gallo on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 24. Recalled OF Willie Calhoun from Nashville (PCL). Acquired RHP Shane Carle from the Atlanta Braves for cash considerations. Optioned RHP Shane Carle to Nashville (PCL).
July 23, 2019Recalled RHP Pedro Payano from Nashville (PCL). Optioned 1B Ronald Guzman to Nashville.
July 22, 2019Placed RHP Shawn Kelley on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Rafael Montero from Nashville (PCL). Designated OF Carlos Tocci for assignment.
July 20, 2019Reinstated C Isiah-Kiner Falefa from the 10-day IL and optioned him to Frisco (TL).
July 16, 2019Placed LHP Jesse Biddle on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 15. Optioned OF Willie Calhoun to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated OF Hunter Pence from the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Taylor Guerrieri from Nashville.
July 13, 2019Traded RHP Pete Fairbanks to Tampa Bay for 2B Nick Solak and assigned Solak to Nashville (PCL).
July 12, 2019Signed RHP Michael Brewer, RHP Adrian Rodriguez, SS Maximo Acosta, SS Hunter Bryan and OF Zion Bannister to minor league contracts.
July 11, 2019Recalled LHP Kyle Bird from Nashville (PCL). Sent OF Hunter Pence on rehab assignment to Frisco (TL). Transferred RHP Kyle Dowdy on rehab assignment from Frisco to Nashville.
July 10, 2019Assigned INF Patrick Wisdom outright to Nashville (PCL).
July 8, 2019Optioned LHP Joe Palumbo to Nashville (PCL). Transferred RHP Kyle Dowdy and C Isiah Kiner-Falefa from Nashville to Frisco (TL) on injury rehabilitation assignments.
July 7, 2019Optioned RHP Pedro Payano to Nashville (PCL). Recalled LHP Joe Palumbo from Nashville.
July 6, 2019Selected the contract of RHP Pedro Payano from Nashville (PCL). Optioned LHP Locke St. John to Nashville. Designated INF Patrick Wisdom for assignment.
July 4, 2019Signed LHP Cody Bradford and RHPs Marc Church, Gavin Collyer, and Nicholas Lockhart to minor league contracts. Placed RHP Shelby Miller on unconditional release waivers.
July 3, 2019Agreed to terms with 3B Josh Jung and Davis Wendzel on minor league contracts. Recalled RHP Phillips Valdez from Nashville (PCL). Optioned RHP Pete Fairbanks to Nashville.
July 2, 2019Sent OF-DH Hunter Pence to Frisco (PCL) and C Isiah Kiner-Falefa to Corpus Christi (TL) for rehab assignments. Designated RHP Shelby Miller for assignment.
July 1, 2019Sent OF-DH Hunter Pence to Frisco (PCL) and C Isiah Kiner-Falefa to Corpus Christi (TL) for rehab assignments. Designated RHP Shelby Miller for assignment.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 30, 2019Sent RHP Kyle Dowdy to Nashville (PCL) for a rehab assignment. Signed RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx to a minor league contract.
June 28, 2019Claimed LHP Jesse Biddle off waivers from Seattle. Transferred LHP Jeffrey Springs to the 60-day IL. Released LHP Drew Smyly after he cleared waivers.
June 26, 2019Released LHP Drew Smyly. Sent OF Scott Heineman to Nashville (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
June 25, 2019Optioned LHP Kyle Bird to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated OF Joey Gallo from the 10-day IL.
June 24, 2019Optioned LHP Kyle Bird to Nashville (PCL).
June 20, 2019Optioned LHP Joe Palumbo to Nashville (PCL). Designated LHP Drew Smyly for assignment. Selected the contract of LHP Locke St. John from Nashville. Recalled LHP Kyle Bird from Nashville.
June 19, 2019Named Danita Maxwell vice president of human resources. Recalled LHP Joe Palumbo from Frisco (TL). Placed LHP Jeffrey Springs placed on 10-day IL, retroactive to June 17. Sent OFs Joey Gallo and Scott Heineman to Arizona League on injury rehabilitation assignments. Re-signed RHP Nick Gardewine to two-year minor league contract.
June 18, 2019Signed RHP Ryan Garcia.
June 17, 2019Activated OF Willie Calhoun from the 10-day IL. Placed OF Hunter Pence on the 10-day IL.
June 14, 2019Acquired RHP Jake Petricka from Milwaukee for a player to be named or cash considerations and assigned him to Nashville (PCL).
June 12, 2019Assigned RHP David Carpenter outright to Nashville (PCL). Signed OF Kellen Strahm, LHP Triston Polley, 1B Blaine Crim, SS Jake Hoover and RHPs Justin Slaten, John Matthews, Zak Kent, Joe Corbett, Ben Anderson, Luke Schiltz, Mason Cole, Spencer Mraz and Leon Hunter to minor league contracts.
June 10, 2019Assigned RHP David Carpenter outright to Nashville (PCL).
June 8, 2019Selected the contract of RHP Peter Fairbanks from Nashville (PCL) and RHP Phillips Valdez from Nashville (26th man). Recalled and optioned LHP Joe Palumbo from and to Frisco (TL). Designated RHPs David Carpenter and Nick Gardewine for assignment.
June 7, 2019Assigned C Tim Fedorowicz to Nashville (PCL) and selected his contract. Placed C Isiah Kiner-Falefa on the 10-day IL. Transferred LHP Taylor Hearn to the 60-day IL.
June 4, 2019Placed RHP Kyle Dowdy on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 1. Recalled LHP Brett Martin from Nashville (PCL).
June 2, 2019Released RHP Jeanmar Gomez. Placed OF Joey Gallo on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Delino DeShields from Nashville (PCL).
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 31, 2019Selected the contract of RHP David Carpenter from Nashville (PCL). Optioned OF Zack Granite to Nashville.
May 29, 2019Optioned LHP Kyle Bird to Nashville (PCL). Recalled OF Zack Granite from Nashville.
May 27, 2019Recalled LHP Kyle Bird from Nashville (PCL). Designated RHP Jeanmar G?mez for assignment.
May 25, 2019Recalled SS Elvis Andrus from the 10-day IL.
May 23, 2019Placed OF Willie Calhoun on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Delino DeShields from Nashville (PCL).
May 22, 2019Placed OF Willie Calhoun on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Delino DeShields from Nashville (PCL).
May 21, 2019Optioned LHP Brett Martin to Nashville (PCL). Reinstated RHP Shawn Kelley from the 10-day IL. Sent SS Elvis Andrus to Frisco (TL) and OF Scott Heineman to Nashville for rehab assignments.
May 20, 2019Announced Rule V selection RHP Reed Garrett was returned by Detroit and assigned to Nashville (PCL).
May 15, 2019Placed SS Elvis Andrus on the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Wei-Chieh Huang to Nashville (PCL). Recalled OF Willie Calhoun and LHP Jeffrey Springs from Nashville.
May 9, 2019Activated 1B Ronald Guzm?n from 10-day IL. Placed RHP Shawn Kelley on 10-day IL, retroactive to May 6. Recalled RHP Wei-Chieh Huang from Nashville (PCL).
May 8, 2019Optioned OF Delino DeShields Jr. to Nashville (PCL).
May 4, 2019Sent 1B Ronald Guzman to Frisco (TL) on injury rehab assignment.
May 2, 2019Purchased the contract of RHP Seth Maness from High Point of the Atlantic League (IND) and assigned him to Nashville (PCL).
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 26, 2019Recalled 2B Rougned Odor from 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Ariel Jurado Nashville (PCL) and RHP Wei-Chieh Huang from Frisco (TL). Placed LHP Taylor Hearn 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Jeffrey Springs and INF Patrick Wisdom to Nashville.
April 25, 2019Recalled LHP Taylor Hearn from Nashville (PCL).
April 24, 2019Sent 2B Rougned Odor to Nashville (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
April 23, 2019Placed LHP Drew Smyly on the 10-day IL, retroactive to April 20. Recalled RHP Wei-Chieh Huang from Frisco (TL).
April 20, 2019Optioned LHP Kyle Bird to Nashville (PCL).
April 18, 2019Optioned LHP Kyle Bird to Nashville (PCL).
April 13, 2019Placed 2B Rougned Odor on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Thursday. Selected the contract of INF/OF Danny Santana from Nashville (PCL). Transferred RHP Edinson V?lquez to the 60-day IL. Signed RHP David Carpenter to a minor league contract.
April 7, 2019Placed 1B Ronald Guzman on the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Patrick Wisdom from Nashville (PCL).
April 5, 2019Placed RHP Edinson V?lquez on the 10-day IL. Recalled LHP Kyle Bird from Nashville (PCL).
April 3, 2019Traded RHP Connor Sadzeck to Seattle for RHP Grant Anderson.
April 1, 2019Selected the contract of RHP Adrian Sampson from Nashville (PCL). Optioned LHP Kyle Bird to Nashville. Transferred LHP Yohander Mendez from the 10-day to the 60-day IL. Acquired RHP Grant Anderson from Seattle for RHP Connor Sadzeck and assigned Anderson to Hickory (SAL).
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 28, 2019Placed LHP Yohander Mendez on the 10-day IL, retroactive to March 25, and RHP Luke Farrell on the 60-day IL. Optioned OF Zack Granite to Nashville (PCL). Assigned RHP Adrian Sampson to Nashville. Designated RHP Connor Sadzeck for assignment. Selected the contracts of RHP Jeanmar Gomez, 2B Logan Forsythe and OF Hunter Pence from Nashville (PCL).
March 26, 2019Claimed RHP Kyle Dowdy off waivers from the N.Y. Mets. Assigned C Jeff Bandy, INFs Chase d'Arnaud, Matt Davidson, and Nolan Fontana, and OF Danny Santana in minor league camp. Released OF Ben Revere from minor league contract.
March 25, 2019Released RHPs Jason Hammel and Zach McAllister. Assigned RHPs Matt Bush and Rafael Montero to their minor league camp..
March 24, 2019Returned MLB Rule 5 Draft selection RHP Jordan Romano to Toronto.
March 23, 2019Announced the retirement of RHP Jason Hammel.
March 22, 2019Optioned OF Willie Calhoun to Nashville (PCL).
March 21, 2019Optioned RHP Ariel Jurado to Nashville (PCL) and LHP Brett Martin to Frisco (TL).
March 19, 2019Optioned C Jose Trevino to Nashville (PCL).
March 15, 2019Optioned LHP CD Pelham, INF Patrick Wisdom, and OF Carlos Tocci to Nashville (PCL). Reassigned RHP Phillips Valdez, C Tony Sanchez, and INF Eli White to minor league camp.
March 12, 2019Optioned RHP Nick Gardewine and LHP Taylor Hearn to Nashville (PCL); and LHP Brock Burke and RHP Wei-Chieh Huang to Frisco (TL). Assigned RHPs Tim Dillard, Yoel Espinal, and Ariel Hernandez, C Adam Moore and OF Ben Revere to their minor league camp.
March 10, 2019Assigned INF Christian Lopes to their minor league camp.
March 9, 2019Assigned RHPs Taylor Guerrieri and Michael Tonkin and LHPs Miguel Del Pozo and Brady Feigl to minor league camp.
March 8, 2019Optioned RHP Jonathan Hernandez and LHP Joe Palumbo to Frisco (Texas). Assigned RHP Richelson Pena, LHP Zac Curtis, and INF Andy Ibanez to their minor league camp.
March 6, 2019Signed RHP Jose Leclerc to a four-year contract.
March 5, 2019Signed LHP Jarret Martin to a minor league contract.
March 3, 2019Placed OF Scott Heineman on the 60-day DL.
March 1, 2019Agreed to terms with RHPs Luke Farrell, Nick Gardewine, Jonathan Hernandez, Wei-Chieh Huang, Ariel Jurado, Jose Leclerc, Jordan Romano, and Connor Sadzeck; LHPs Kyle Bird, Brock Burke, Taylor Hearn, Brett Martin, Yohander Mendez, Joe Palumbo, CD Pelham, and Jeffrey Springs; Cs Isiah Kiner-Falefa and Jose Trevino; INFs Ronald Guzman and Patrick Wisdom, and OFs Willie Calhoun, Joey Gallo, Scott Heineman, and Carlos Tocci on one-year contracts.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 26, 2019Signed INF Logan Forsythe to a minor league contract.
February 16, 2019Signed OF Ben Revere to a minor league contract.
February 7, 2019Agreed to terms with OF Hunter Pence and INF Matt Davidson on minor league contracts.
February 5, 2019Agreed to terms with RHPs Ricardo Rodriguez and David Carpenter and LHP Chris Nunn on minor league contracts.
February 1, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Hammel on a minor league contract.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 29, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Shawn Kelley on a one-year contract. Designated OF John Andreoli for assignment.
January 24, 2019Agreed to terms with INF Asdrubal Cabrera on a one-year contract. Designated INF Jack Reinheimer for assignment.
January 22, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Zach McAllister on a one-year contract and with RHPs Taylor Guerrieri and Michael Tonkin and C Tony Sanchez on minor league contracts. Promoted Todd Slavinsky to senior director/baseball systems, Ryan Murray to director/baseball analytics, Adam Lewkowicz to assistant director/amateur scouting, Ben Baroody to assistant director/baseball operations, Hamilton Wise to assistant director/international scouting, Brett Hayes to coordinator/run prevention, Jonny Clum to assistant/international scouting and Bobby Bandelow to junior analyst. Named Alex Burg coordinator/run production, Bradley Ankrom senior developer/baseball systems, Vinesh Kanthan junior analyst/baseball anal
January 16, 2019Announced the retirement of RHP Shawn Tolleson.
January 15, 2019Claimed OF John Andreoli off waivers from Seattle.
January 11, 2019Agreed to terms with OFs Nomar Mazara and Delino DeShields on one-year contracts.
January 10, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Jeanmar Gomez and OF Danny Santana on minor league contracts.
January 9, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Shelby Miller on a one-year contract.
January 8, 2019Named Eric Gagne bullpen coach of Nashville (PCL); Alex Rodriguez trainer of Frisco (TL); Corey Ragsdale manager, Chase Lambin and Turtle Thomas coaches, Luke Teeters trainer and Adam Noel strength and conditioning coach of Down East (Carolina); and Jared Goedert and Josh Johnson coaches and Bronson Santillan trainer of Hickory (SAL).
January 4, 2019Claimed RHP Luke Farrell off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels. Agreed to terms with RHPs Adrian Sampson and Rafael Montero on minor league contracts.