Minor moves: Club trades Wilfredo Boscan

December, 6, 2012
12/06/12
11:55
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Texas Rangers have traded right-handed pitcher Wilfredo Boscan to the San Diego Padres as the player to be named later in the Nov. 28 trade for right-handed pitcher Cory Burns. The deal was made following today's Rule-5 draft.

Boscan, 23, was signed by the Rangers in the summer of 2006 as a non-drafted free agent. he was 7-5 with a 3.75 ERA in 98 1/3 inning pitched with Double-A Frisco last year.

The club made some other moves as well:

* Selected INF Marquez Smith from Cincinnati’s Double-A Pensacola roster in the Triple-A phase of this morning’s draft.

* Agreed to terms on minor-league deals with invitations to major league spring training with: 1B/DH Brandon Allen, RHP Jake Brigham, RHP Evan Meek and RHP Randy Wells.
Richard Durrett joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He writes about colleges, the Dallas Stars and the Texas Rangers. Richard spent nine years at The Dallas Morning News covering the Rangers, Stars, colleges, motorsports and high schools.

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