Rangers call up McGuiness, Moreland to DL
Arlington, Tx (Texas Rangers Media Release) — The Texas Rangers today announced that first baseman Mitch Moreland has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, effective today with a strained right hamstring.
To replace Moreland, the Rangers have purchased the contract of first baseman Chris McGuiness (#21) from Triple-A Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League. The 25-year-old McGuiness will be looking to make his major league debut. To make room for McGuiness on the 40-man roster, right-handed pitcher Colby Lewis has been transferred from the 15 to the 60-day disabled list.