Dear A's and Rangers: Please leave Adam Rosales alone

It's infielder Adam Rosales, seen here yearning for stability. (USATSI)
It's infielder Adam Rosales, seen here yearning for stability. (USATSI)

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These days, the Rangers and Athletics are doing battle over not only the AL West flag, but also the sovereign rights to infielder Adam Rosales. Here, for instance, is what has befallen poor Mr. Rosales over the past several days ...

Aug. 2: Selected off waivers by the Rangers from the A's.
Aug. 8: Selected off waivers by the A's from the Rangers.
Aug. 12: Selected off waivers by the Rangers from the A's.

That's right: Three times he has been passed back and forth. It's enough to make a fellow feel used.

Note that this tweet from MLB.com's Jane Lee was before the most recent transaction ...

All this for a 30-year-old utility man with a career slash line of .220/.289/.333.

While you're busy leaving Britney alone, by all means please do take a moment to leave Adam Rosales alone, too. Talking to you, Jon Daniels and Billy Beane.

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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