Rangers Acquire Ryan Spilborghs From Indians

The Rangers have acquired outfielder Ryan Spilborghs in exchange for cash considerations, according to a press release from the Indians.  The 32-year-old has been assigned to Triple-A Round Rock.

Until this winter, Spilborghs had spent his entire career with the Rockies and hit .279/.360/.437 for the club last season.  For his Triple-A career, Spilborghs owns a .332/.400/.503 slash line.  The veteran will provide Texas with depth in the absence of Leonys Martin who will be sidelined for 6-8 weeks with a thumb injury. 

The Tribe inked Spilborghs to a minor league deal in January and the outfielder passsed on his right to opt out of his deal on April 3rd.  Spilborghs' contract calls for him to earn a base of $1MM if he makes the major leagues.


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