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Rangers make room for Jones

Updated: April 1, 2009, 10:57 PM ET
Associated Press

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers cleared the way for Andruw Jones to make their Opening Day roster by releasing Frank Catalanotto on Wednesday.

Jones, who won 10 consecutive Gold Gloves as Atlanta's center fielder, recovered from a slow start and is batting .293 with three home runs and six RBIs in 58 at-bats this spring. The move gives Jones the team's final roster spot as a fifth outfielder and a right-handed designated hitter.

"From an organizational standpoint, we feel ...

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