The time for roster moves that actually begin to clarify the Opening Day picture are underway. This morning the Rangers optioned righthander Josh Rupe and lefthanders John Koronka and A.J. Murray to Oklahoma, and reassigned the following non-roster invites to minor league camp: righthanders Franklyn German and Willie Eyre, catchers Salomon Manriquez and Kevin Richardson, and first baseman Nate Gold.

With Rupe and Koronka out of the mix for the fifth starter’s job, that competition is now down to Kameron Loe and veteran NRI’s Jamey Wright and Bruce Chen.

You can read more from Jamey Newberg at

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: