Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - The Texas Rangers have acquired outfielder
Alex Rios and cash considerations from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for a
player to be named later or cash considerations.
Rios batted .277 with 12 home runs, 22 doubles, 26 stolen bases and 55 RBI in
109 games for the White Sox this season.
The 32-year-old Rios has a career batting average of .278 with 311 doubles,
155 homers, 211 stolen bases and 682 RBI over 1,408 games with Toronto
(2004-09) and Chicago (2009-13). He was an All-Star in 2006 and 2007.
Rios is one of four active players with at least 300 doubles, 50 triples, 150
home runs and 200 stolen bases in their career, joining Carlos Beltran, Derek
Jeter, and Jimmy Rollins.
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