• Odor was the ninth rookie used by the Rangers this season. The White Sox have used 10, while the Angels and the Yankees also have used nine.
• Infielder Michael De Leon, 17, whom the Rangers signed out of the Dominican Republic last July, has been transferred from extended spring workouts to Double-A Frisco. He was ranked by MLB.com as the 27th-best international signing last year. Outfielder Jamie Jarmon was also added to the Frisco roster, while catcher Brett Teschner was transferred from Triple-A Round Rock to extended spring.
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