Pitcher - Texas Rangers
Date of Birth: June 7, 1991 (29 years old)
Rangers' Luke Farrell: Cast off active roster
The Rangers optioned Farrell to their alternate training site Thursday.Farrell showed the ability to make bats miss with six strikeouts in his three appearances out of the Texas bullpen, but he looked rough otherwise, giving up five runs on five hits and four walks over 3.1 innings. With the Rangers needing to reduce their active roster from 30 to 28 men ahead of Thursday's deadline, Farrell's demotion doesn't come as a major surprise.
Rangers' Luke Farrell: Allows run in loss
Farrell allowed one run on one hit and one walk while striking out two over one inning in Wednesday's 6-4 loss to Oakland.Farrell was talked up during a scoreless spring training and summer camp as a potential impact reliever, but the right-hander has allowed runs in all three appearances thus far. He's given up five runs on five hits, four walks, a hit batter and two wild pitches over 3.1 innings.
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