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Ed Lucas | Second Baseman

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/21/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Rangers signed INF Ed Lucas to a minor league contract.
He'll be at spring training with the club, per an invitation attached to the contract. Very probably, the Rangers never wanted to part with Lucas, whom they claimed off waivers from the Marlins after the season. Instead, they didn't want to waste a 40-man roster spot on him. So Texas themselves waived Lucas, and, this time, he passed through the process untouched. The 32-year-old Lucas has handled six different positions over the past two seasons with the Marlins, slashing .255/.302/.323 over 163 games. He's a solid break-glass-in-case-of-emergency piece. Mon, Nov 24, 2014 04:11:00 PM

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Rangers sent INF Ed Lucas outright to Triple-A Round Rock.

Lucas had just been claimed off waivers from the Marlins earlier this month. He batted .255/.302/.323 over 163 games with the Fish the last two seasons.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 04:20:00 PM

Rangers claimed INF Ed Lucas off waivers from the Marlins.

The 32-year-old was a very versatile and valuable cog in the Marlins lineup the past two seasons, slashing .255/.302/.323 over 163 games with the Fish while handling six different positions defensively. He'll look to secure a bench job with the Rangers.
Fri, Oct 10, 2014 05:55:00 PM

Ed Lucas finished 2-for-3, knocking in one of the Marlins' two runs in Tuesday's 2-0 victory.

Lucas broke a 0-0 tie in the fourth with a single to center field. It would prove to be all the run support Henderson Alvarez and the bullpen would need. Lucas, 32, has otherwise not shown much at the plate, hitting .254/.286/.299 with a home run and nine RBI in 187 plate appearances.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 09:39:00 PM

Marlins recalled INF Ed Lucas from Triple-A New Orleans.

Lucas has hit only .239/.276/.277 at the big league level this season. He'll give the Marlins a backup infield option.
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 04:01:00 PM

Marlins optioned INF Ed Lucas to Triple-A New Orleans.

The club needed to clear roster space following Thursday's trade with the Astros. Lucas has hit only .239/.276/.277 at the big league level this season.
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 10:50:00 PM

Marlins recalled INF Ed Lucas from Triple-A New Orleans.

Lucas has hit only .239/.276/.277 across 51 games this season for the Marlins. He'll work in a utility role.
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 11:26:00 PM

Marlins optioned INF Ed Lucas to Triple-A New Orleans.

Lucas has hit just .239/.276/.277 across 51 games this season for the Fish. The 32-year-old does figure to get another shot at the big league level eventually.
Sun, Jul 20, 2014 10:09:00 AM

Ed Lucas doubled, singled and walked against the Phillies on Thursday.

Playing against lefties, Lucas has gone 12-for-36 with a homer in 13 games since coming off the disabled list on April 29. It doesn't give him much in the way of fantasy value, but he's a good story and he's worth rooting for.
Thu, May 22, 2014 04:02:00 PM

In his first game of the season, Ed Lucas went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against the Braves on Tuesday.

Lucas missed nearly the first month of the season due to a broken left hand, but he returned in style. The second baseman had three singles, including an RBI single for the first Marlins run of the game. He came around to score on Giancarlo Stanton's home run one batter later.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 09:24:00 PM

Marlins activated INF Ed Lucas from the 15-day disabled list.

Lucas, who broke his left hand when he was hit by a pitch during spring training, hit .429 (6-for-14) with two RBI and a 2/2 K/BB ratio over three rehab games with High-A Jupiter. He'll serve in a utility role with the Marlins.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 02:21:00 PM

Ed Lucas (hand) has been cleared to resume baseball activities.

Lucas was hit in the hand by a pitch at the end of spring training and underwent surgery on April 2. He's unlikely to return until mid-to-late May.
Source: MLBlogs.com
Mon, Apr 14, 2014 05:08:00 PM

Ed Lucas will have surgery on Wednesday to insert a pin into his broken left hand.

Lucas suffered the injury last Thursday when he was hit in the hand by a pitch. While an initial report said he would miss around a month, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com hears that he will be out 5-7 weeks.
Tue, Apr 1, 2014 03:59:00 PM

Ed Lucas is expected to be sidelined for four weeks after having a pin surgically placed in his broken left hand on Wednesday.

Lucas sustained the injury last Thursday after he had learned earlier in the day he had made the Opening Day roster. He'll operate in a utility role once healthy.
Mon, Mar 31, 2014 11:04:00 PM

Marlins placed INF Ed Lucas on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left hand.

Lucas sustained the injury on Thursday after being hit by a pitch during Grapefruit League play. He had made the Marlins Opening Day roster and was expected to function in a utility role before the injury.
Sun, Mar 30, 2014 04:41:00 PM

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2B1Rougned Odor
2Jurickson Profar
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Adam Rosales
3B1Adrian Beltre
LF1Ryan Rua
2Jake Smolinski
CF1Leonys Martin
2Delino DeShields Jr.
3Antoan Richardson
RF1Shin-Soo Choo
2Carlos Peguero
DH1Mitch Moreland
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S1Derek Holland
2Yovani Gallardo
3Colby Lewis
4Ross Detwiler
5Nick Martinez
6Matt Harrison
7Martin Perez
8Yu Darvish
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PosRoleName
R1Neftali Feliz
2Shawn Tolleson
3Tanner Scheppers
4Kyuji Fujikawa
5Keone Kela
6Roman Mendez
7Lisalverto Bonilla
8Stolmy Pimentel
9Anthony Bass
10Logan Verrett