Rangers get McGuiness back, Woods back to Colorado
The Texas Rangers have returned Rule 5 draft pick Coty Woods to
Colorado and gotten first baseman Chris McGuiness back from
McGuiness, who hit .195 this spring with the Indians, was
assigned outright Wednesday to Triple-A Round Rock.
After being taken in the Rule 5 draft last December, McGuiness
and Woods had to be offered back to their former organizations if
not on the major league opening day roster.
Woods, a right-hander, had a 2.61 ERA with 10 strikeouts in 10
relief appearances for the Rangers this spring.
McGuiness hit .268 with 23 homers and 77 RBI in 123 games last
season at Frisco, the Rangers’ Double-A team. He was MVP in the
2012 Arizona Fall League with a .283 average and league-best 27