Roster moves: Padres claim Castellanos

March, 7, 2014
Mar 7
2:21
PM CT
Infielder Alex Castellanos was claimed off waivers by the San Diego Padres on Friday. Casetellanos was designated for assignment Wednesday to make room for free-agent left-handed starter Joe Saunders on the big league roster.

Other moves announced by the Rangers on Friday:

* RHP Matt West has been optioned to High-A Myrtle Beach of the Carolina League.

* C Jose Felix, a non-roster invitee, has been assigned to the minor league camp.

* C Patrick Cantwell has been added as a non-roster invitee from the minor league camp. Cantwell will wear No. 58.

With the moves, the Rangers have 59 players remaining in camp, including pitchers Derek Holland and Joseph Ortiz, who are both on the 60-day DL.
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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