The Texas Rangers made the following roster moves today to get to the opening day limit of 25 players:
–Selected the contracts of RHP Jeanmar Gomez, INF Logan Forsythe, and OF Hunter Pence from Triple-A Nashville.
–Designated RHP Connor Sadzeck for assignment.
–Optioned OF Zack Granite to Triple-A Nashville.
–Assigned RHP Adrian Sampson to Triple-A Nashville.
–Placed LHP Yohander Mendez (right UCL sprain) on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to March 25.
–Placed RHP Luke Farrell (non-displaced jaw fracture) on the 60-day injured list.
The numerical roster is attached.
TEXAS RANGERS OPENING DAY ROSTER
PITCHERS (13): Kyle Bird, Jesse Chavez, Kyle Dowdy, Jeanmar Gomez, Shawn Kelley, Jose Leclerc, Lance Lynn, Chris Martin, Shelby Miller, Mike Minor, Drew Smiley, Jeffrey Springs, Edinson Volquez.
CATCHERS (2): Isiah Kiner-Falefa, Jeff Mathis.
INFIELDERS (5): Elvis Andrus, Asdubal Cabrera, Logan Forsythe, Ronald Guzman, Rougned Odor.
OUTFIELDERS (5): Shin-Soo Choo, Delino DeShields, Joey Gallo, Nomar Mazara, Hunter Pence.
10-DAY DL (1): RHP Luke Farrell.
60-DAY DL (2): OF Scott Heineman, LHP Yohander Mendez.
The Rangers have 40 players on their major league roster.
Texas opens the 2019 season on Thursday against the Chicago Cubs at Globe Life Park in Arlington at 3:05 p.m.