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Texas Rangers Week Two Recap

Texas Rangers Week Two Recap

One step forward, one step back Season record: 5-5 Week 2 record: 3-4 Series record: 2-1 The Rangers started the week with a series win against the Houston Astros and ended it with a four-game series loss against the Angels, leaving them at .500 at the end of the second week of the season. But within that, a lot happened. Kyle Bird was sent optioned to Nashville on Monday... then brought back up on Friday. Connor Sadzeck was traded to the Mariners. Joey Gallo was tied in the majors for most walks. (He’s now at 10, Mike Trout has 11) Edinson Volquez was put on the 10-day injured list...
The Seattle Times Apr 5, 2019
Connor Sadzeck’s emotional roller coaster ends with an opportunity in the Mariners bullpen

Connor Sadzeck’s emotional roller coaster ends with an opportunity in the Mariners bullpen

Edwin Encarnacion was out of the lineup for a second straight game with a sore hand/wrist.
SportsDay Apr 1, 2019
Rangers notebook: Texas trades hard-throwing reliever Connor Sadzeck to Seattle

Rangers notebook: Texas trades hard-throwing reliever Connor Sadzeck to Seattle

ARLINGTON - The tantalizing Connor Sadzeck era in Rangers history officially ended Monday when Texas traded the right-handed reliever to Seattle. The Rangers will receive 21-year-old sidearm reliever Grant Anderson in return.Anderson, 21, was Seattle's 21st round pick in last year's draft. The Beaumont native pitched at McNeese State, then went 2-1 with a 1.38 ERA in 13 innings for the three lower-level affiliates in the Seattle system.The Rangers designated the hard-throwing, but command-challenged Sadzeck for assignment last Thursday. Since he was out of options, he had to pass through...
The Seattle Times Apr 1, 2019
Mariners acquire reliever Connor Sadzeck from the Rangers

Mariners acquire reliever Connor Sadzeck from the Rangers

Sadzeck was designated for assignment by the Rangers on March 28
Lone Star Ball Apr 1, 2019
Connor Sadzeck dealt to Seattle for minor league reliever

Connor Sadzeck dealt to Seattle for minor league reliever

Connor Sadzeck, designated for assignment last week by the Rangers, has been traded to the Mariners Texas Rangers transactions: Connor Sadzeck, designated for assignment by the Rangers last week, has been traded to the Seattle Mariners for minor league reliever Grant Anderson, per multiple reports. Sadzeck, 27, was out of options, and while he can approach 100 mph on his fastball, his command issues led the Rangers to decide to move on from him rather than try to keep him on the major league roster. Anderson, 21, was a 21st round pick of the Mariners in 2018 out of McNeese State. The...
Lookout Landing Apr 1, 2019
Mariners Acquire Reliever Connor Sadzeck From Rangers

Mariners Acquire Reliever Connor Sadzeck From Rangers

I don’t think I get this one, I’ll be honest. The Mariners didn’t wait to at least try to address their bullpen, uh, “issues” today, striking will the iron was hot in the middle of walking 3 batters to nab recently DFA’d Connor Sadzeck from Texas. Sadzeck, a 27 year old who stands 6’7”, was expected to make the Texas bullpen out of spring, but an uneven spring and a lack of options led him to be DFA’d and Jerry pounced, as Jerry does. Sadzeck has a reputation for excellent stuff, being a fastball/slider guy, but has what you could charitably call “a few problems”...
SportsDay Mar 28, 2019
Rangers designate Connor Sadzeck for assignment, making it likely he will be lost on waivers

Rangers designate Connor Sadzeck for assignment, making it likely he will be lost on waivers

ARLINGTON - The Rangers have decided they are willing to end the tantalizing, but erratic Connor Sadzeck experiment.To finalize the opening day roster, the Rangers designated Sadzeck, the club's 11th rounder from the 2011 draft for assignment. It opened up space on the 40-man roster. The Rangers needed 40-man space since they added three players who began camp on minor league deals: Hunter Pence, Jeanmar Gomez and Logan Forsythe. The Rangers have seven days to trade Sadzeck, who is out of minor league options. He can only be sent to the minors if he clears waivers, which GM Jon Danies said...
Lone Star Ball Mar 28, 2019
Texas Rangers set Opening Day roster, DFA Connor Sadzeck

Texas Rangers set Opening Day roster, DFA Connor Sadzeck

The Rangers have purchased the contracts of three players on minor league deals and designated Connor Sadzeck for assignment Texas Rangers transactions: Connor Sadzeck has been designated for assignment, Jeanmar Gomez, Logan Forsythe, and Hunter Pence have had their contracts purchased, Zack Granite has been optioned to Nashville, Adrian Sampson has been assigned to Nashville, Yohander Mendez has been placed on the 10 day injured list, and Luke Farrell has been placed on the 60 day injured list, as the Rangers make their final moves to set their Opening Day roster. With these moves, the...
SportsDay Mar 26, 2019
Rangers claim Rule 5 right-hander off waivers; might it spell end for Connor Sadzeck?

Rangers claim Rule 5 right-hander off waivers; might it spell end for Connor Sadzeck?

ARLINGTON - The Rangers moved within one spot of a finalized roster Tuesday by claiming right-hander Kyle Dowdy, 26, off waivers from the New York Mets.Dowdy was acquired by the Mets from Cleveland in the Rule 5 draft, so the Rangers must keep him on the major league roster all year or risk losing him via waivers or offering him back to Cleveland.With the Rangers planning to carry an eight-man bullpen, it leaves the club to pick one pitcher from among the trio of Connor Sadzeck, Adrian Sampson and Kyle Bird to round out the roster. If Sadzeck doesn't make the roster, he must clear waivers...
SportsDay Mar 25, 2019
Eight arms in Rangers season-opening bullpen

Eight arms in Rangers season-opening bullpen

ARLINGTON - The Rangers plan on opening the season with an eight-man bullpen, manager Chris Woodward said on Monday."At this point it's pretty evident we'll probably go eight,'' Woodward said. "If something from a position-player health standpoint changes, that changes everything.''The decision means there are two openings for three candidates: left-hander Kyle Bird and right-handers Connor Sadzeck and Adrian Sampson. Each offers something different.Keeping Bird would give the Rangers two left-handers in the bullpen, allowing Woodward more flexibility in his use of Jeffrey Springs.Sadzeck has...
Lone Star Ball Mar 25, 2019
Texas Rangers release Zach McAllister

Texas Rangers release Zach McAllister

Texas Rangers transactions: Zach McAllister, a righthanded reliever who was signed to a one year, $1 million non-guaranteed contract as a free agent this past offseason, has been released, the team announced today. Evan Grant had indicated a couple of days ago that McAllister wasn’t going to make the Opening Day roster, and that leaves three internal candidates — Kyle Bird, Adrian Sampson and Connor Sadzeck — for what are assumed to be two open bullpen spots, although the Rangers could opt to keep one more reliever and a center fielder, depending on Joey Gallo’s health. As we...

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