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.