• by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Rangers option Alberto; re-assign Alex Gonzalez, Ross Wolf

    The Rangers optioned shortstop Hanser Alberto and re-assigned pitchers Alex Gonzalez and Ross Wolf to minor-league camp Tuesday. Alberto went 7 for 30 with two steals in 13 games this spring. Gonzalez, who was thought to be in the mix for a rotation spot, posted a 3.95 ERA and 15:6 K:BB ratio in 13 2/3 innings. Wolf allowed five earned runs in 8 2/3 innings.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Rangers sign Richardson, Bass and Wolf to minor-league deals

    The Rangers announced Thursday they signed pitcher Anthony Bass, outfielder Antoan Richardson and pitcher Ross Wolf to minor-league deals. All three players received non-roster invites to spring training.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Ross Wolf signed to minor league deal

    The Rangers have signed pitcher Ross Wolf to a minor league contract. Wolf was designated off the 40-man roster after the season and managed to clear waivers. He'll be invited to spring training.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Rangers adding three to roster

    With Triple-A Round Rock finishing their season Monday, the Rangers will recall three players from the roster on Tuesday in Oakland, the Dallas Morning News reports. The Rangers will recall reliever Ross Wolf and outfielders Engel Beltre and Joey Butler. Beltre batted .278 with two RBI over 17 games with the Rangers earlier in the year. The lefty hit .292 at Round Rock with seven homers and 34 RBI over 94 games. Butler played in two games with Texas in August and went 2 for 4 for the Rangers. He hit .291 with 12 homres and 51 RBI for Round Rock over 119 games. Wolf was sent down last week by Texas. He went 1-3 with a 4.14 over 21 games and three starts from May 22 through Aug. 30.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Ross Wolf optioned to minors

    Rangers pitcher Ross Wolf has been optioned to the minors Friday. Wolf will be replaced by Joe Ortiz on the active roster. Wolf had a 4.14 ERA through 45 2/3 innings.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Ross Wolf available to start Tuesday

    Rangers pitcher Ross Wolf said Sunday that he's ready to start Tuesday, if needed, MLB.com reports. The Rangers have not announced a starter for Tuesday's game against Houston. Wolf pitched a scoreless inning in relief in Saturday's 15-3 win over Seattle. It was his first appearance in a game in 10 days. He said he could go 70 pitches, if needed.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Ross Wolf lasts two innings in loss

    Rangers pitcher Ross Wolf was pulled after letting the first four batters of the third inning reach base in a 7-4 loss to the Orioles Saturday. He gave up seven earned runs on nine hits and two walks while recording six outs, two via strikeout. It was Wolf's second straight loss since joining the rotation, dropping him to 1-3 with a 3.79 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 11:11 K:BB ratio. He's scheduled to face the Yankees Thursday.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Ross Wolf to start Saturday

    Rangers pitcher Ross Wolf will start Saturday against the Orioles. Wolf has been pitching in the rotation in place of Yu Darvish. He's allowed just two runs in 12 2/3 innings as a starter. Darvish is expected to return from the disabled list next week, so this could be Wolf's last start for some time. He has a 2.14 ERA in 33 2/3 innings.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    Ross Wolf to stay in rotation

    Rangers pitcher Ross Wolf will remain in the starting rotation for at least one start to begin the second half, the Dallas Morning News reports Sunday. Wolf replaces Justin Grimm in the rotation for the time being. The Rangers have not said when Wolf will start, though it will likely come in one of the first two games of the second series of the second half against the Yankees. Wolf had a quality start Thursday against Baltimore but suffered the defeat. He yielded two runs on three hits and one walk while striking out three over six innings pitched in a 3-1 loss.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Ross Wolf has quality start in losing effort

    Rangers pitcher Ross Wolf tossed a quality start but suffered the loss as he was outdueled by Miguel Gonzalez Thursday night against the Orioles.Wolf (1-2), making a spot-start for the injured Yu Darvish, allowed solo home runs to Chris Davis and Brian Roberts for his only damage of the night. He yielded two runs on three hits and one walk while striking out three over six innings pitched in a 3-1 loss. He is expected to return to the bullpen, unless Darvish is unable to return from the disabled list on July 22.