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Texas Rangers Transactions 2021

October
DATETRANSACTION
October 9, 2021Announced RHP Mike Foltynewicz elected free agency after clearing outright waivers. Sent RHPs Hunter Wood and OF Jason Martin outright to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
October 6, 2021Claimed RHP Edwar Colina off waivers from Minnesota and place him on the 60-day IL.
October 5, 2021Recalled SS Anderson Tejeda from Frisco (Double-A Central). Recalled LF Jason Martin, Cs Sam Huff and Yohel Pozo, 2B Sherten Apostel, 1B Curtis Terry, RHPs Demarcus Evans, Glenn Ottos and Yerry Rodriguez and LHPs Joe Palumbo and Brock Burke from Round Rock (Triple-A West).
October 3, 2021Reinstated RHP Matt Bush from the 60-day IL. Designated LHP Wes Benjamin for assignment. Optioned Glenn Otto to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 21, 2021Sent RHP Kohei Arihara outright to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
September 19, 2021Designated RHP Kohei Arihara for assignment. Activated RHP Mike Foltynewicz from the COVID-19 IL.
September 17, 2021Reinstated 3B Andy Ibanez from the 10-day IL. Optioned C Yohel Pozo to Round rock (Triple-A West).
September 16, 2021Sent LHP Hyeon-Jong Yang outright to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
September 15, 2021Optioned LF Jason Martin to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Reinstated LF Willie Calhoun from the 60-day IL.
September 14, 2021Reinstated RHP Drew Anderson and 3B Brock Holt from the 10-day IL. Transferred RHP Nick Snyder and OF Eli White from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Optioned LHPs Wes Benjamin and Hyeon-Jong Yang to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
September 13, 2021Sent 3B Andy Ibanez and LF Willie Calhoun to Round Rock (Triple-A West) on a rehab assignment.
September 12, 2021Sent 3B Brock Holt to Round Rock (Triple-A West) on a rehab assignment.
September 10, 2021Promoted Ross Fenstermaker to vice president/assistant general manager for player development and international operations, Ben Baroody to director, leadership and development and Mike Parnell to director, professional scouting. Named Josh Boyd vice president/assistant general manager for scouting.
September 7, 2021Reinstated RHP Spencer Howard from the 10-day IL.
September 6, 2021Sent OF Willie Calhoun to ACL Rangers (Arizona Complex League) on a rehab assignment. Sent RHP Drew Anderson to Round Rock (Triple-A West) on a rehab assignment.
September 3, 2021Agreed to terms with 2B Domingo Leyba on a minor league contract.
September 2, 2021Sent RHP Spencer Howard to Round Rock (Triple-A West) on a rehab assignment.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 31, 2021Reinstated C Jonah Heim from the COVID-19 IL. Returned LHP Hyeon-jong Yang to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Agreed to terms with RHP Chase Anderson on a minor league contract and assigned him to Round Rock.
August 30, 2021Reinstated 3B Charlie Culberson from the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of LHP Hyeon-Jong Yang from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Optioned 3B Ryan Dorow to Round Rock. Reinstated RHP Kohei Arihara from the 60-day IL.
August 29, 2021Added RHP A.J. Alexy to the taxi squad.
August 27, 2021Sent RHP Kohei Arihara to Round Rock (Triple-A West) on a rehab assignment. Placed RHP Spencer Howard on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Glen Otto from Round Rock and agreed to terms on a major league contract.
August 26, 2021Selected the contract of RHP David Kubiak from West Virginia (Atlantic League) and agreed to terms on a major league contract.
August 25, 2021Placed RHP Dane Dunning on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of LHP Jake Latz from Round Rock (Triple-A West) and agreed to terms on a major league contract.
August 24, 2021Recalled CF Leody Taveras from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Selected the contracts of 1B Curtis Terry and 3B Ryan Dorow from Round Rock and agreed to terms on a major league contracts. Placed C Jonah Heim on the 10-day IL.
August 23, 2021Recalled LHP Wes Benjamin and 1B Curtis Terry from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Placed RHPs Drew Anderson and Mike Foltynewicz and 3B Brock Holt on the 10-day IL. Agreed to terms with free agent RHP Adam McKillican on a minor league contract.
August 22, 2021Sent RHP Kohei Arihara to Frisco (Double-A Central) on a rehab assignment.
August 21, 2021Signed RHP Buck Farmer to a minor league contract and assigned him to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
August 20, 2021Recalled INF Nick Solak from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Selected the contract of RHP Nick Snyder from Round Rock and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Placed RHP Joe Barlow on the 10-day Injured List. Placed INF Charlie Culberson on the COVID-19 IL. Transferred LHP John King from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
August 19, 2021Activated INF Davis Wendzel from the 7-Day IL in Frisco (Double-A Central). Transferred C Isaias Quiroz from Hickory (High-A East) to Frisco. Transferred C Efrenyer Narvaez from Arizona (ACL) to Frisco. Transferred LHP Juan Carlos Mejia from Frisco to Hickory.
August 13, 2021Reinstated RHP Dane Dunning from the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of C Yohel Pozo from Round Rock (Triple-A West) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Optioned LHP Wes Benjamin and 1B Curtis Terry to Round Rock. Designated RHP Jimmy Herget for assignment.
August 10, 2021Sent LHP John King to Round Rock (Triple-A West) on a rehab assignment.
August 8, 2021Recalled LHP Wes Benjamin from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Optioned RHP Jimmy Herget to Round Rock.
August 6, 2021Released LF David Dahl.
August 5, 2021Placed OF Eli White on the 10-day IL, retroactive to August 4. Selected the contract of INF Yonny Hernandez from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Transferred OF Willie Calhoun from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Traded OF Delino DeShields to Boston in exchange for cash considerations.
August 4, 2021Placed RHP Dane Dunning on the 10-day IL, retroactive to August 3. Recalled RHP Demarcus Evans from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Placed OF David Dahl on unconditional release waivers.
August 2, 2021Claimed OF D.J. Peters off waivers from Los Angeles Dodgers and placed on active roster. Selected the contract of RHP Jimmy Herget from Round Rock (Triple-A West) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Optioned RHP Demarcus Evans to Round Rock. Designated OF David Dahl for assignment.
August 1, 2021Agreed to terms with OF Aaron Zavala, C Tucker Mitchell and RHP Kyle Larson on minor league contracts.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2021Placed RHP Spencer Howard on the active roster. Agreed to terms with RHPs Jackson Leath, Evan Elliott, Michael Alfonso, Joseph Mantalvo, LHP Larson Kindreich, and OF Jojo Blackmon to minor league contracts.
July 30, 2021Selected the contracts of RHPs Drew Anderson and Jharel Cotton from Round Rock (Triple-A West) and agreed to terms on major league contracts. Activated RHP Josh Sborz off the paternity list.
July 28, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Jack Leiter on a minor league contract.
July 27, 2021Placed RHP Josh Sborz on the paternity list. Recalled LF Jason Martin from Round Rock (Triple-A West).
July 23, 2021Reinstated C Jose Trevino from the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of 1B Curtis Terry from Round Rock (Triple-A West) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Optioned 2B Nick Solak to Round Rock. Designated C John Hicks for assignment.
July 21, 2021Agreed to terms with SS Cameron Cauley and C Ian Moller on minor league contracts.
July 20, 2021Optioned LF Jason Martin to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Recalled RHP Demarcus Evans from Round Rock.
July 19, 2021Optioned RHP Demarcus Evans to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Agreed to terms with LHPs Mitch Bratt and C.J. Widger, RHPs Chase Lee and Bradford Webb and C Liam Hicks.
July 18, 2021Recalled RHP Demarcus Evans from Round Rock (Triple-A West).
July 17, 2021Reinstated 1B/C Sam Huff from the 60-day IL and optioned him to Frisco (Double-A Central) on a rehab assignment. Designated RHP Tyler Phillips for assignment.
July 13, 2021Sent C Sam Huff to Frisco RoughRiders (Double-A Central) on a rehab assignment.
July 9, 2021Placed LHP John King on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 7. Recalled OF Jason Martin from Round Rock (Triple-A West).
July 3, 2021Recalled RHP Dennis Santana from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Optioned LHP Wes Benjamin to Round Rock.
July 1, 2021Reinstated LF David Dahl from the 10-day IL. Placed C Jose Trevino on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 29.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 29, 2021Select contract of C John Hicks from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Optioned OF Jason Martin to Round Rock.
June 28, 2021Sent C Sam Huff to Diamondbacks Arizona Complex League on a rehab assignment
June 27, 2021Recalled LF Jason Martin from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Placed LF Willie Calhoun on the 10-day IL.
June 23, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Joe Barlow from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Recalled LHP Wes Benjamin from Round Rock. Optioned RHP Demarcus Evans to Round Rock. Designated RHP Brett de Geus for assignment. Transferred OF David Dahl to Frisco (Double-A Central) from Round Rock on rehab assignment.
June 21, 2021Recalled 3B Andy Ibanez from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Optioned LF Jason Martin to Round Rock.
June 20, 2021Signed 3B Jared Walker to a minor league contract. Sent RHP Tyson Miller outright to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
June 19, 2021Sent LHP Hyeon-Jong Yang outright to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Sent OF David Dahl to Round Rock on a rehab assignment.
June 18, 2021Claimed RHP Shaun Anderson off waivers from Minnesota and optioned him to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Designated RHP Tyson Miller for assignment.
June 17, 2021Acquired RHP Dennis Santana from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange LHP Kelvin Bautista, then optioned him to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Designated LHP Hyeon-jong Yang for assignment.
June 16, 2021Reinstated RHP Ian Kennedy from the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Hyeon-Jong Yang to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Signed 3B Trey Hair to a minor league contract.
June 14, 2021Acquired SS Andres Mesa from Seattle as the player to be named later in the December 15, 2020 trade involving RHP Rafael Montero.
June 13, 2021Placed OF Khris Davis on unconditional release waivers.
June 9, 2021Placed RHP Ian Kennedy on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Spencer Patton from Round Rock (Triple-A West).
June 8, 2021Recalled INF/OF Eli White from Round Rock (Triple-A East). Designated OF/DH Khris Davis for assignment.
June 4, 2021Acquired RHP Tyson Miller from Chicago Cubs waivers and optioned him to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Activated RHP Kyle Gibson from the 10-day IL. Transferred RHP Hunter Wood from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Optioned LHP Wes Benjamin to Round Rock.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 29, 2021Agreed to terms with 2B Trace Loehr to a minor league contract.
May 26, 2021Placed OF David Dahl on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of OF Jason Martin from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Transferred RHP Kohei Arihara from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
May 25, 2021Placed RHP Kyle Gibson on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 22. Placed RHP Hunter Wood on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 23. Recalled LHP Wes Benjamin and RHP Demarcus Evans from Round Rock (Triple-A West).
May 21, 2021Activated INF Brock Holt from the 10-day IL. Optioned 3B Andy Ibanez to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
May 18, 2021Assigned INF Brock Holt to Frisco (Double-A Central) for a major league rehab assignment.
May 17, 2021Reassigned C Jack Kruger outright to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
May 15, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Hunter Wood from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Optioned LHP Wes Benjamin to Round Rock. Designated C Jack Kruger for assignment.
May 14, 2021Recalled LHP Wes Benjamin from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Optioned OF Eli White to Round Rock.
May 10, 2021Optioned C Jack Kruger to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
May 9, 2021Recalled OF Eli White from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Placed RHP Kohei Arihara on the 10-day IL. Claimed C Jack Kruger off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels. Transferred RHP Kyle Cody from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
May 8, 2021Activated OF/DH Khris Davis from the 10-day IL. Optioned OF Eli White to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
May 7, 2021Named Daren Willman senior director, research and development/applications for baseball operations.
May 6, 2021Assigned OF Kris Davis to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
May 4, 2021Placed INF Brock Holt on the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Andy Ibanez from Round Rock (Triple-A West)
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 26, 2021Selected the contract of LHP Hyeon-Jong Yang from alternate training site. Optioned OF Leody Taveras to alternate training site. Transferred 1B/OF Ronald Guzman from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
April 25, 2021Recalled RHP Josh Sborz from alternate training site. Placed RHP Kyle Cody on the 10-day IL, retroactive to April 24.
April 24, 2021Optioned LHP Brock Burke and RHP Demarcus Evans to Frisco (Double-A Central).
April 17, 2021Activated LF Willie Calhoun and INF Brock Holt from the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Wes Benjamin and INF Anderson Tejeda to alternate training site.
April 16, 2021Activated LHP Joely Rodriguez from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Josh Sborz to alternate training site.
April 13, 2021Placed 1B Ronald Guzman on the 10-day IL. Transferred RHP Matt Bush from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Selected the contract of RF Adolis Garcia from the alternate training site.
April 9, 2021Recalled LHP Brett Martin from the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Anderson Tejeda from the alternate training site. Placed RHP Matt Bush and INF Brock Holt on the 10-day IL.
April 7, 2021Sent LHP Brett Martin on a rehab assignment to alternate training site.
April 6, 2021Acquired minor league OF Antonio Cabello and C/OF Josh Stowers from New York Yankees trade.
April 1, 2021Selected the contracts of RHP Matt Bush and INF Charlie Culberson from Round Rock (Triple-A West). Recalled LHP Kolby Allard from Round Rock. Placed RHP Demarcus Evans, LHPs Brock Burke, Brett Martin and Joely Rodriguez, C Sam Huff, OFs Willie Calhoun and Khris Davis on the 10-day injured list. Assigned RHP Hunter Wood and LHP Hyeon-jong Yang to the alternate training site. Designated INF Rougned Odor for assignment.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 30, 2021Selected the contracts of INF Brock Holt and RHP Ian Kennedy. Placed RHP Jonathan Henandez and Jose Leclerc on the 60-day injury list.
March 28, 2021Optioned SS Anderson Tejeda to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Designated C Drew Butera and RHP Nick Vincent for assignment.
March 27, 2021Optioned INF Anderson Tejeda to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Assigned INF Andy Ibanez to the alternate training site. Re-signed C Drew Butera to a minor league contract. Released RHP Nick Vincent from his minor league contract.
March 25, 2021Optioned LHP Joe Palumbo to Round Rock (Triple-A West). Optioned LHP Kolby Allard to alternate training site.
March 24, 2021Announced that the club has exercised its 2022 option on the contract of manager Chris Woodward. Optioned LGPs Kolby Allard and Joe Palumbo to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
March 17, 2021Assigned RHPs Drew Anderson, Jason Behr, Jharel Cotton and Luis Ortiz to minor league camp.
March 12, 2021Optioned INF Sherton Apostel to Round Rock (Triple-A West) and RHPs A.J. Alexy and Yerry Rodriguez and C David Garcia to Frisco (Double-A Central). Reassigned RHPs Justin Anderson, Hans Crouse, Fernery Ozuna, Alex Speas and Cole Winn, C Matt Whatley, INFs Justin Foscue, Josh Jung and Davis Wendzel and OFs Bubba Thompson and Steele Walker to minor league camp.
March 7, 2021Optioned RHPs Joe Gatto and Tyler Phillips to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
March 4, 2021Agreed to terms with RHPs, A.J. Alexy, Kyle Cody, Brett de Geus, Dane Dunning, Demarcus Evans, Joe Gatto, Jonathan Hernandez, Tyler Phillips, and Josh Sborz, LHPs Kolby Allard, Wes Benjamin, Brock Burke, Taylor Hearn, John King, Brett Martin, and Joe Palumbo, Cs David Garcia, Jonah Heim, Sam Huff, and Jose Trevino, INFs Sherten Apostel, Ronald Guzman, Nate Lowe, Nick Solak, and Anderson Tejeda, and OFs Willie Calhoun, Leody Taveras, and Eli White on one-year contracts.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 23, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Ian Kennedy to a minor league contract.
February 20, 2021Assigned RHP Jimmy Herget outright to Round Rock (Triple-A West).
February 19, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Tyson Ross on a minor league contract.
February 16, 2021Acquired RHP Josh Sborz from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for minor league RHP Jhan Zambrano. Designated RHP Jimmy Herget for assignment.
February 12, 2021Agreed to terms with C/1B John Hicks, INF Brock Holt and LHP Hyeon-jong Yang on minor league contracts.
February 10, 2021Named as managers, Kenny Holmberg (Triple A-Round Rock), Jared Goedert (Double AA-Frisco), Josh Johnson (High A-Hickory), Carlos Cardoza (Low A-Down East), Jay Sullenger (Rookie AZL Rangers) and Carlos Maldonado (Rookie DSL Rangers). Agreed to terms with RHP Mike Foltynewicz on a one-year contract. Designated RF Adolis Garcia for assignment.
February 6, 2021Acquired OF/DH Khris Davis, C Jonah Heim and RHP Dane Aker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for SS Elvis Andrus, C Aramis Garcia and cash considerations.
February 4, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Nick Vincent on a minor league contract.
February 2, 2021Signed RHP Spencer Patton to a minor league contract.
February 1, 2021Agreed to terms with OF Delino DeShields and RHP Sam Gaviglio on minor league contracts.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 19, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Hunter Wood on a minor league contract.
January 15, 2021Agreed to terms with OF Joey Gallo and INF Isiah Kiner-Falefa on one-year contracts.
January 13, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Justin Anderson on a two-year minor league contract and C Drew Butera on a one-year contract.
January 6, 2021Named Dan Hessling vice president/ticket sales, Nick Richardson vice president/ticket retention and business development, Katie Morgan vice president/business analytics and ticket strategy and Jared Schrom vice president/events. Traded RHP Art Warren to Cincinnati for cash.
January 5, 2021Named chief operating officer Neil Leibman to also assume the role of president of business operations. Acquired OF Carl Chester from Tampa Bay to complete a Dec. 8 trade. Signed RHP Drew Anderson to a minor league contract.