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Kelvin De La Cruz

  • P Val Majewski re-signed to a minor league contract
  • P Kelvin De La Cruz acquired via trade from Cleveland for cash or PTBNL [ Link ]
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Elvis Extended

  • SS Elvis Andrus signed to a three year contract [ Link ]
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Beimel & Jackson

  • P Joe Beimel signed to a minor league contract
  • OF Conor Jackson signed to a minor league contract. [ Link ]
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Kyle Hudson

  • OF Kyle Hudson signed to a minor league contract [ Link ]
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Stetter & Green Signed

  • Rangers sign P Matt Stetter to a minor league contract (w/ spring training invite)
  • Rangers sign P Sean Green to a minor league contract (w/ spring training invite) [ Link ]
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Brad Hawpe

  • OF Brad Hawpe signed to a minor league contract [ Link ]
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Darvish Signed

  • P Yu Darvish signed to a six year contract [ Link ]
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Several 2012 contracts

  • P Mark Lowe agrees to 1 year contract for 2012 [ Link ]
  • OF David Murphy agrees to 1 year contract for 2012 [ Link ]
  • P Mike Adams agrees to 1 year contract for 2012 [ Link ]
  • P Matt Harrison agrees to 1 year contract for 2012 [ Link ]
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Brad Nelson

  • 1B Brad Nelson signed to a minor league contract.
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Greg Reynolds acquired

  • P Greg Reynolds acquired via trade from Rockies for 1B Chad Tracy [ Link ]
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Brandon Snyder

  • C Brandon Snyder acquired via trade from Orioles for $
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Minor League Trade

  • C Luis Martinez acquired from San Diego Padres for Ryan Kelly
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Yu Darvish Posting

  • Texas Rangers awarded winning bid in Yu Darvish posting process [ Link ]
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Several Minor League Signees

  • P Fabio Castillo signed to a minor league contract
  • C Chris Robinson signed to a minor league contract
  • The following players were also signed to minor league contracts as well: LHP Kyle Fernandes, RHP Derek Hankins, LHP Zach Jackson, RHP Doug Salinas, and OF Orlando Sandoval. [ Link ]
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Teagarden Traded

  • C Taylor Teagarden traded to Baltimore Orioles for Randy Henry & PTBNL [ Link ]
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Luis Hernandez

  • 2B Luis Hernandez signed to a minor league contract
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Greg Maddux

  • Greg Maddux hired as a special pitching assistant [ Link ]
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Joe Nathan signed

  • P Joe Nathan signed to a two year contract [ Link ]
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More Procedural Moves

  • The following players were called up from Frisco: Jacob Brigham, Justin Miller.
  • The following players were called up from Hickory: Roman Mendez
  • The following players were called up from Myrtle Beach: Matthew West
  • The following players were called up from Round Rock: Martin Perez, Neil Ramirez
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O’Day Gone

  • P Darren O’Day claimed off waivers by Baltimore Orioles [ Link ]
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Procedural Moves

A boatload of procedural moves were made on this day:

  • The following players were outrighted to Round Rock: Omar Beltre, Andres Blanco, Esteban German, Eric Hurley, Merkin Valdez
  • Mason Tobin & Fabio Castillo had their roster status updated (whatever that means).
  • The following players were activated: Engel Beltre, Julio Borbon, Miguel De Los Santos, Cody Eppley, Mark Hamburger, Michael Kirkman, Leonys Martin, Yoshinori Tateyama, Taylor Teagarden, & Koji Uehara.
  • Mason Tobin outrighted to Round Rock
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Cruz & Oday off DL

  • OF Nelson Cruz activated from DL
  • P Darren O’Day activated from DL [ Link ]
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September Roster Callups

  • 3B Adrian Beltre activated from DL
  • IF Andres Blanco activated from DL
  • C Matt Treanor added to the active roster
  • P Mike Gonzalez added to the active roster
  • P Pedro Strop lost on waiver claim to Baltimore
  • IF Esteban German purchased from AAA
  • IF Merkin Valdez purchased from AAA
  • IF Omar Quintanilla outrighted to AAA [ Link ]
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Treanor Returns

  • C Matt Treanor acquired via trade for PTBNL or $ from Royals
  • P MIke Gonzalez acquired via trade for PTBNL
  • P Wilmer Font recalled from AAA and placed on 60 day DL
  • P Tim Wood designated for assignment [ Link ]
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Cruz & O’Day to DL

  • OF Nelson Cruz placed on 15 day DL, retro to Aug 29
  • P Darren O’Day placed on 15 day DL, retro to Aug 25
  • OF Leonys Martin recalled from AAA
  • P Mark Hamburger purchased from AAA
  • P Ryan Tucker released [ Link ]