Travis Blackley has signed a one-year contract with Japan's Rakuten Golden Eagles.
Travis Blackley cleared waivers and elected free agency.
Travis Blackley surrendered three runs on five hits over six innings in a victory over the Mariners on Monday.
Travis Blackley is expected to make another start on Monday in Seattle against the Mariners.
Travis Blackley allowed two runs over four innings in a no-decision against the Astros on Tuesday.
Rangers purchased the contract of LHP Travis Blackley from Triple-A Round Rock.
The Rangers will call up left-hander Travis Blackley to start Tuesday against the Astros.
Rangers acquired LHP Travis Blackley from the Astros for cash considerations; assigned him to Triple-A Round Rock.
Travis Blackley cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Astros designated LHP Travis Blackley for assignment.
Travis Blackley has a contusion above his left eye.
Astros activated LHP Travis Blackley from the 15- day disabled list.
Travis Blackley (shoulder) allowed a run over two innings in a rehab start with Triple-A Oklahoma City on Thursday.
Astros placed LHP Travis Blackley on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 5, with a left shoulder strain.