The Texas Rangers announced this afternoon that the club has acquired right-handed pitcher Sam Dyson from the Miami Marlins in exchange for catcher Tomas Telis and minor league left-handed pitcher Cody Ege. Dyson goes on the Rangers' 40-man roster and a corresponding move to add him to the active 25-man roster will be made when he reports to the club.
Dyson, 27, has gone 3-3 with a 3.68 ERA (18 ER/44.0 IP) in 44 relief appearances for the Marlins this season, already establishing major league career highs in games and innings pitched. He has been in the Miami bullpen the entire season. Dyson has a career 6-6 record and 3.87 ERA over 82 games/one start in the majors with Toronto (2012) and Miami (2013-15). He had a 2.14 ERA (10 ER/42.0 IP) over 31 appearances for the Marlins in 2014. He was originally selected by Toronto in the 4th round of the 2010 June draft and was sent to Miami on a waiver claim in January 2013. Dyson is a Tampa-area native and pitched at the University of South Carolina.
Telis has appeared in 6 games with 2 starts since being recalled from Triple-A Round Rock on July 17. He began the year with the Express, batting .291 with 5 home runs and 25 RBI in 70 games. Telis made his major league debut with the Rangers last season.
Ege has combined to post a 1.00 ERA (5 ER/45.0 IP) in 35 relief appearances with High-A High Desert and Double-A Frisco in 2015. He was originally selected by Texas in the 15th round of the 2013 June draft.
With these moves, the Rangers still have 38 players on the club's 40-man roster.