On Tuesday, the Texas Rangers recalled left handed pitcher John Rocker from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League. Texas also placed veteran catcher Ivan Rodriguez on the 15 day disabled list, retroactive to April 15th. Rodriguez has a hermiated disc in his back.
The Rangers also transferred right handed pitcher Jay Powell and Jeff Zimmerman from the 15 to the 60 day disabled list. Those moves are retroactive to March 31st and both players are eligible to be activated on May 30th.
In another movie, the Rangers purchased the contract of left handed pitcher Randy Flores from Oklahoma. Texas optioned right handed pitcher Francisco Cordero and outfielder Jason Romano to Oklahoma.