May 18th: Garko cleared waivers and will head to Triple A Oklahoma City, tweets MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan.
May 13th: The Rangers plan on placing Ryan Garko on waivers, according to Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas. T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com writes that Garko will be optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City and then put on outright waivers. The Rangers are making the move to open up a spot for the returning Nelson Cruz.
Garko, 29, has struggled thus far in 2010, posting a .094/.171/.094 slash line in 37 plate appearances.