|Jan. 27 5:41 PM PT6:41 PM MT7:41 PM CT8:41 PM ET20:41 ET1:41 GMT9:41 6:41 PM MST8:41 PM EST9:11 PM VEN5:41 UAE (+1)7:41 PM CT-Tepesch has signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers that includes an invitation to major league spring training.
Analysis: Tepesch is expected to be ready for spring training after missing all of last season because of right elbow inflammation. He also had surgery to correct Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, which affects the nerves that pass through the shoulder into the neck. Tepesch was 9-17 with a 4.56 ERA in 42 major league games, all with Texas in 2013 and 2014.
|Dec. 3 8:22 AM PT9:22 AM MT10:22 AM CT11:22 AM ET11:22 ET16:22 GMT0:22 9:22 AM MST11:22 AM EST11:52 AM VEN20:22 UAE10:22 AM CT-The Rangers have agreed to a $975,000, one-year contract with catcher Chris Gimenez while allowing Tepesch and recently acquired outfielder James Jones to become free agents.
Analysis: Tepesch was on the Rangers' 60-day disabled list for the entire 2015 season and underwent surgery Aug. 19 to correct Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
|Apr. 23 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET1:19 ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST12:49 AM VEN9:19 UAE12:19 AM CT-Tepesch was placed on the DL with nerve inflammation in his right arm.
Analysis: Tepesch will likely miss the entire season.