Rangers cut ties with Padilla
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are cutting their ties with pitcher Vicente Padilla.
The Rangers put the right-hander on unconditional waivers Monday for the purpose of releasing him. The Rangers say he's expected to clear waivers and become a free agent on Wednesday.
The Rangers designated Padilla for assignment on Aug. 7, beginning a 10-day period in which the club could trade or release him, or assign him outright to the minor leagues.
Padilla was 8-6 with a 4.92 ERA ...
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