Pastornicky elected free agency on Friday. Pastornicky split his time between the Rangers' and Phillies' Triple-A affiliates this season. He will likely need to settle for a minor league contract this offseason.
The Rangers traded infielder Tyler Pastornicky to the Phillies, the team announced on Monday. Pastornicky last played in the Major Leagues in 2014. With the Rangers organization this year, he has played 28 games this season at Double-A Frisco and 53 games at Triple-A Round Rock. Pastornicky is hitting .281 this year. The Rangers received cash considerations from the Phillies.
Rangers utility man Adam Rosales made his spring debut at shortstop Sunday, giving him an opportunity to potentially try and win a backup infielder position, per The Dallas Morning-News. Rosales had not played either of the middle infield positions this spring, despite entering camp as the front-runner for the job. The Rangers recently signed infielder Tyler Pastornicky to a minor-league deal. In 2014, Rosales hit .226 with 19 RBIs in 54 games.
The Rangers signed infielder Tyler Pastornicky to a Triple-A deal and assigned him to their minor league camp on Sunday, per the Dallas Morning News' Evan Grant. The 25-year-old Pastornicky has spent parts of the last three seasons in the Majors with the Braves. He has a .243 career average with two home runs and 15 RBI.
The Braves have released infielder Tyler Pastornicky, according to 680 The Fan. Pastornicky has appeared in just 48 MLB games the last two seasons after appearing in 76 as a rookie in 2012. He has a career .243 average in 124 MLB games.
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