The Texas Rangers announced today that the club has received left-handed Mike Kickham (kick-um) on a waiver claim from the Seattle Mariners and optioned him to Triple-A Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League.
Major League Baseball has announced the winners of the 2015 Honorary Bat Girl contest, which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and who demonstrate a commitment to eradicating the disease. The Honorary Bat Girl for the Texas Rangers is Lee Ann Evans of Lubbock Texas. She will be honored prior to the Rangers game with the Cleveland Indians on Friday night, May 15.
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The Texas Rangers announced today that right-handed pitcher Logan Verrett (pronounced ver-EHT) has been returned to the New York Mets organization. Verrett, received by Texas from Baltimore in an April 2 waiver claim, had been selected by the Orioles in the 2014 Major League Rule 5 Draft from the Mets.