Rangers Designate Torrealba For Assignment; Nats Interested

11:45am: The Nationals and Rangers discussed Torrealba, but one person involved told Kilgore “it doesn’t look like a fit.”

TUESDAY, 8:49am: The Rangers and Nationals are expected to discuss Torrealba today, tweets Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post.

MONDAY, 10:25pm: The Rangers have designated catcher Yorvit Torrealba for assignment, Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports (on Twitter). Torrealba became expendable with the acquisition of Geovany Soto.

The Rangers are likely to trade Torrealba, MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan reports. The 34-year-old has a .236/.302/.342 batting line in 182 plate appearances this year.


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20 Comments on "Rangers Designate Torrealba For Assignment; Nats Interested"


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sdsny
2 years 11 months ago

That didn’t take long.

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Magorphenger
2 years 11 months ago

Mariners go go go. In desperate need of a fourth Catcher to take away ABs

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Lunchbox45
2 years 11 months ago

mathis, hit the pine

Guest
2 years 11 months ago

i wannq know why this other guy is so special…especially at .195.

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wwy
2 years 11 months ago

Is Soto really such an upgrade over Torrealba?

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Karkat
2 years 11 months ago

Only in terms of control.