OF David Dahl placed on unconditional release waivers
Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers today announced the following roster moves prior to Wednesday night’s contest against the Los Angeles Angels:
- Right-handed pitcher Dane Dunning placed on 10-day Injured List, retroactive to August 3, with right ankle impingement.
- Right-handed pitcher Demarcus Evans recalled from Round Rock (AAA).
- Outfielder David Dahl placed on unconditional release waivers.
Dunning would be eligible to return from the Injured List on August 13. He has gone 5-7 with a 4.07 ERA (43 ER/95.0 IP) over 20 games/starts for the Rangers this season, ranking among rotation leaders in wins (T2nd, 5) and starts (3rd, 20). He ranks among American League rookie leaders in starts (T1st, 20) and innings (4th, 95.0). Dunning has gone 3-1 with a 2.70 ERA (9 ER/30.0 IP) over his last 6 starts for Texas.
Evans has a 0-2 record with a 5.65 ERA over 13 relief appearances spanning three stints with the Rangers this season (May 25-June 22, July 18, July 20-August 1). He did not make an appearance for the Express after last being optioned on Monday, as his most recent game appearance was for the Rangers on Sunday vs. Seattle. Evans has spent the balance of the season at Round Rock, going 1-0 with a 4.30 ERA over 12 relief outings.
Dahl was designated for assignment by the Rangers on Monday. He produced a .210 batting average with 4 home runs and 18 RBI in 63 games with Texas this season, including a stint on the Injured List from May 26-June 30 with left rib cage and upper back issues.
Following today’s transactions, the Rangers remain at the 40-man limit on the club’s Major League roster, along with seven players on the 60-day Injured List.