John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Giants are closing in on a contract with free agent Kyle Blanks.
Kyle Blanks has elected free agency.
Rangers sent 1B Kyle Blanks outright to Triple-A Round Rock.
Kyle Blanks will undergo season-ending surgery on both Achilles on Friday in Dallas.
Kyle Blanks (Achilles) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Thursday with Triple-A Round Rock.
Rangers transferred 1B/OF Kyle Blanks to the 60-day disabled list.
Kyle Blanks (Achilles) is expected to begin a rehab assignment within the next 10 days.
Kyle Blanks (Achilles) has yet to be cleared to resume running.
Rangers placed 1B/OF Kyle Blanks on the 15-day disabled list with left and right Achilles tendinitis.
Kyle Blanks was scratched Wednesday with left and right Achilles tendinitis.
Kyle Blanks went 2-for-4 with a double in Tuesday's win over the Dodgers.
Rangers activated 1B/OF Kyle Blanks from the 15-day disabled list.
Kyle Blanks (cyst) is expected to rejoin the Rangers in the coming days, but will not play the outfield upon his return.
Kyle Blanks (cyst) will begin playing in extended spring training games on Thursday.