Veteran outfielder Brad Snyder has opted for free agency rather than accept a demotion to Triple-A Round Rock by the Rangers. He has already cleared waivers.
First baseman Brad Snyder has cleared waivers and been sent by the Rangers to Triple-A Round Rock. The 32-year-old Snyder, who has received a career-high 30 at-bats at the major league level this season, owns a stat line of .167/.265/.400.
Rangers first baseman Brad Snyder was designated for assignment Tuesday to clear a roster spot for first baseman Carlos Pena, who was promoted from Triple-A Round Rock. Snyder hit .167 with two home runs and three RBI in 10 games for Texas.
The Rangers recalled Brad Snyder from Triple-A Round Rock, and he'll bat sixth and play first base Tuesday against the Marlins. Snyder hit 284 with 18 homers and 51 RBI in 61 games for Round Rock.
The Rangers made a slew of roster moves Monday, which included demoting pitcher Nick Tepesch to Triple-A Round Rock so he can continue to start. The Rangers also reassigned pitchers Cory Burns, Miles Mikolas and Daniel Bard, catchers Patrick Cantwell and Brett Nicholas, infielders Kensuke Tanaka and Andy Parrino and outfielders Brad Snyder and Bryan Peterson to minor-league camp.