• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Brent Lillibridge demoted by Rangers

    The Rangers have dispatched veteran backup infielder Brent Lillibridge to minor league camp. He was already dealing with a hamstring pull sustained Friday. Lillibridge was 8 for 28 this spring after a miserable 2013 in which he batted a meager .119 in 59 at-bats with the Cubs and Yankees.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Brent Lillibridge leaves with hamstring injury

    Rangers infielder Brent Lillibridge was forced to leave Thursday's game against the Reds due to a tight right hamstring. Lillibridge finished the game 1 for 3 at second base, with one strikeout, before exiting as a result of the injury. Lillibridge is in camp on a minor-league deal, and is hitting .286 in 13 appearances so far during the spring. He hit just .119 in 59 at-bats last season, however.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Brent Lillibridge goes 2 for 2 in return to action Tuesday

    Rangers infielder Brent Lillibridge went 2 for 2 and committed an error in his team's 7-6 loss to the White Sox Tuesday. It was Lillibridge's first game since Thursday after dealing with a jammed finger over the past few days. His two-hit performance makes him 7 for 12 with one home run and three RBI this spring.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Brent Lillibridge day-to-day with jammed finger

    Rangers infielder Brent Lillibridge is day-to-day after jamming his finger on a slide into second base Thursday, MLB.com reports. Lillibridge should be good to go after a few days of rest. He is 5 for 10 with one home run and three RBI in Cactus League competition.

  • by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

    Rangers hand out minor-league contracts

    The Rangers signed third baseman Brent Lillibridge, second baseman Josh Wilson, third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff, right-hander Armando Rodriguez and right-hander Doug Mathis to minor-league contracts Thursday. Lillibridge, Wilson, Kouzmanoff and Rodriguez also received invitations to spring training. Kouzmanoff is the most notable of these players, having hit 15-plus homers in four straight seasons from 2007 to 2010. But the 32-year-old hasn't played in the majors since 2011, which he split between the Athletics and the Rockies.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Brent Lillibridge clears waivers, heads to minors

    Yankees infielder Brent Lillibridge has cleared waivers, and will head to Triple-A Scranton, according to the Wall Street Journal. Lillibridge was designated for assignment Monday. He's hitting .119/.133/.136 in 59 at-bats.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Yankees DFA Brent Lillibridge

    The Yankees designated Brent Lillibridge for assignment Monday, the New York Daily News reports. Lillibridge was batting .119 over 59 at-bats.

  • by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com

    Brent Lillibridge gets start at third base

    Yankees infielder Brent Lillibridge will get the start at third base on his first day up with the team Friday against Boston, the New York Post reports. Lillibridge could be the starter until Alex Rodriguez returns from the disabled list Monday.

  • by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com

    Yankees recall Brent Lillibridge

    The Yankees have recalled utility player Brent Lillibridge from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre, MLB.com reports. Lillibridge, 29, played everywhere but catcher for the White Sox and Red Sox in 2012. He went just 1 for 24 in his only MLB action this year with the Cubs but has a .355/.425/.724 line for Scranton Wilkes-Barre. He'll serve as infield depth for the Yankees.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Yankees trade for Brent Lillibridge

    The Cubs have traded utility player Brent Lillibridge to the Yankees for a player to be named later or a cash consideration, according to MLB.com Friday. Lillibridge hit .281 with five homers and 13 RBI in 48 games played at Triple-A Iowa this season.