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Adam Rosales | First Baseman

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 5/20/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Adam Rosales went 3-for-4 with a steal in Wednesday's 6-1 win against the A's.
He's 6-for-12 (.500) with two walks over his last three games, the past two of which have come against his former team. Which must be sweet. You might recall last year's Rosales transaction shenanigans between these two clubs. If not, here's your primer: The A's DFA'd him on Deadline Day, the Rangers claimed him on August 2, they DFA'd him on August 5, the A's claimed him back on August 8 and DFA'd him on August 10. The Rangers got him back for good on yet another claim two days later. Rosales has surprisingly turned into a productive AL-only player as the season winds down. He's now slashing .297/.371/.445 across 46 games. Sep 18 - 2:04 AM

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Adam Rosales slugged two homers Wednesday in the Rangers' 3-1 victory over the White Sox.

Rosales provided all the offense that Texas needed with a two-run second-inning shot and a seventh-inning solo blast. The 31-year-old has been effective in limited action since being added to the major league roster in late June, boasting a .324 batting average and 1.028 OPS in 17 games. But that high rate of production probably wouldn't continue if he were to be offered regular playing time.
Aug 6 - 5:20 PM

Adam Rosales belted his first home run of the season as the Rangers fell to the Athletics 9-3 on Sunday.

Rosales got the Rangers on the board in the second inning by taking a Scott Kazmir offering over the wall in left field for a two-run homer. He finished the night 1-for-3 and is now hitting .250/.333/.417 with five RBI in his first 24 at-bats on the year.
Jul 27 - 10:35 PM

Rangers purchased the contract of INF Adam Rosales from Triple-A Round Rock.

Rosales has posted a decent .276/.349/.434 batting line with seven home runs and 43 RBI in 72 games this season at the Triple-A level. He'll act as a utility infielder.
Jun 30 - 2:59 PM

Rangers sent INF Adam Rosales outright to Triple-A Round Rock.

Rosales was designated for assignment by the Rangers on March 30 and passed through waivers unclaimed. He'll function as organizational infield depth for Texas.
Apr 2 - 4:24 PM

Rangers designated INF Adam Rosales for assignment.

Rosales went through the waiver process numerous times last season and will now go through it again. He's a career .219/.287/.335 hitter over parts of six seasons but could get a look from someone due to his versatility.
Mar 30 - 12:35 PM

Rangers and INF Adam Rosales avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $750,000 contract.

Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas passed along the contract details. Rosales, who bounced back and forth on waivers this season, was arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter. Assuming he doesn't go on waivers again, the 30-year-old figures to serve as a utility infielder for Texas in 2014.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 05:08:00 PM

Rangers claimed INF Adam Rosales off waivers from the Athletics.

This has reached total hilarity. Rosales was claimed by the Rangers on August 2, DFA'd by the Rangers on August 5, then claimed by the A's on August 8 and DFA'd by Oakland on August 10. Now he's back in Arlington, Texas to serve as a utilityman for the Rangers.
Mon, Aug 12, 2013 01:48:00 PM

Athletics designated INF Adam Rosales for assignment.

Rosales has now been DFA'd three times over the last two weeks, including twice by Oakland. Sonny Gray was officially recalled in a corresponding move and will start Saturday against the Blue Jays.
Sat, Aug 10, 2013 10:01:00 AM

Athletics claimed INF Adam Rosales off waivers from the Rangers.

It has been an awkward past couple of weeks for Rosales, who was designated for assignment by the Athletics on July 31, claimed by the Rangers on August 2 and then designated for assignment by Texas on August 5. Now he's back on the Oakland bench.
Thu, Aug 8, 2013 02:27:00 PM

Rangers designated INF Adam Rosales for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Joey Butler on the active roster. Rosales was just claimed off waivers from the Athletics on Friday, but didn't appear in a game during his brief time with the Rangers.
Mon, Aug 5, 2013 05:48:00 PM

Rangers claimed INF Adam Rosales off waivers from the Athletics.

Rosales, a fan favorite in Oakland, was sent packing by the A's after batting just .193 with four homers and a .587 OPS over 50 games this year. Texas will need to make a corresponding move to make room for Rosales on the 25-man roster. One possibility is demoting Jurickson Profar to Triple-A until September 1. Rosales will serve as a utility man in Texas.
Fri, Aug 2, 2013 02:14:00 PM

Athletics designated INF Adam Rosales for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the newly-acquired Alberto Callaspo on the 40-man roster. Rosales is batting just .193 with four homers and a .587 OPS in 50 games this year.
Wed, Jul 31, 2013 01:09:00 PM

Athletics purchased the contract of INF Adam Rosales from Triple-A Sacramento.

No word yet on the corresponding roster move. Rosales is batting .200/.273/.331 in 147 plate appearances with the A's this season and is unlikely to be fantasy relevant.
Wed, Jul 24, 2013 11:34:00 AM

The Athletics will call up Adam Rosales from Triple-A Sacramento on Wednesday.

Rosales will replace Grant Green, who was demoted after Tuesday's game. The 30-year-old batted just .200/.273/.331 in 147 plate appearances before being designated for assignment earlier this month, so the A's will have to make a move in order to add him to the 40-man roster.
Wed, Jul 24, 2013 08:26:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Robinson Chirinos
2Tomas Telis
1B1J.P. Arencibia
2Prince Fielder
2B1Rougned Odor
2Guilder Rodriguez
3Jurickson Profar
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Adam Rosales
3Luis Sardinas
3B1Adrian Beltre
2Kevin Kouzmanoff
3Ed Lucas
LF1Shin-Soo Choo
2Jake Smolinski
3Jim Adduci
4Ryan Rua
CF1Leonys Martin
2Engel Beltre
RF1Alex Rios
2Daniel Robertson
3Michael Choice
DH1Mitch Moreland
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Yu Darvish
2Derek Holland
3Matt Harrison
4Colby Lewis
5Robbie Ross
6Nick Martinez
7Nick Tepesch
8Miles Mikolas
9Martin Perez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Neftali Feliz
2Shawn Tolleson
3Alexi Ogando
4Neal Cotts
5Tanner Scheppers
6Roman Mendez
7Scott Baker
8Phil Klein
9Alexander Claudio
10Alfredo Figaro
11Jon Edwards
12Pedro Figueroa
13Michael Kirkman
14Lisalverto Bonilla