The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT)

Rangers put 3B Beltre on DL


Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is on the disabled list again with another leg issue. The Rangers put the 39-year-old Beltre on the 10-day DL on Tuesday. That was a day after he pulled up on his way to first base when reaching on his 3,075th career hit in a loss to Oakland. This is the fifth time since joining the Rangers in 2011 that he has gone on the DL with leg issues . ... Veteran outfielder Melky Cabrera will report to extended spring training after signing a minor league contract with the Indians. Manager Terry Francona says the 33-year-old Cabrera will spend approximat­ely 7-to-10 days at the team’s complex in Arizona before joining a minor league team . ... The Orioles put infielder Tim Beckham on the 10-day disabled list with a left groin strain. Beckham is considerin­g surgery to correct the problem, which could keep him sidelined for at least six weeks . ... Brewers first baseman Eric Thames will be out at least a couple of months after tearing the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb during Tuesday night’s victory in Kansas City. Right-hander Brandon Woodruff was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs to replace him on the roster . ... The Athletics acquired righthande­r Wilmer Font from the Dodgers for a minor league pitcher. The Dodgers got lefty Logan Salow in the deal. Font was 0-2 with an 11.32 ERA in six relief appearance­s for the Dodgers before he was designated for assignment on Monday.

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