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Switch-hitter latest to join Texas INF fray

Updated: March 27, 2010, 6:07 PM ET
By Jim Reeves | ESPNDallas.com

The Texas Rangers have acquired shortstop/second baseman Andres Blanco from the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named or cash considerations.

Blanco, a switch-hitter from Venezuela, played 40 games at second base and 15 at shortstop for the Cubs in 2009. The switch-hitter batted .252 with one home run and 12 RBIs.

Blanco is the third middle infielder the Rangers have traded for this spring, joining Hernan Irribarren, who has since been optioned to Oklahoma City, and Gregorio ...

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