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Back and forth: Rangers claim INF Rosales, again

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POSTED August 12, 2013 11:57 p.m.

HOUSTON (AP) — The wayward saga of infielder Adam Rosales has resumed, with the Texas Rangers once again claiming him off waivers from Oakland.

The Rangers made the move Monday. Texas and Oakland are bunched at the top of the AL West race.

In the last two weeks, Rosales has twice been with the Athletics and twice been with the Rangers. Each time he’s been cut, the other team has acquired him.

The 30-year-old Rosales is hitting .191 with eight RBIs in 51 games, all with the A’s. This is his sixth season in the majors.

Texas claimed Rosales from Oakland on Aug. 2, but he didn’t play in three games with the Rangers. He was reclaimed by the A’s on Aug. 8 and got into one game.

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