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Flush with arms, Rangers option Burns, Ortiz

Flush with arms, Rangers option Burns, Ortiz

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Flush with arms, Rangers option Burns, Ortiz

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers made two roster moves on Tuesday to make room for right-handers Alexi Ogando and Matt Garza, optioning Cory Burns and Joseph Ortiz to Triple-A Round Rock. The moves gave the Rangers seven relievers, including Ross Wolf.

Burns is 1-0 with a 1.64 ERA in nine relief appearances for the Rangers this season. He had pitched 7 1/3 scoreless frames since July 7, when he was recalled from Round Rock for his second big league stint this season. Ortiz posted eight scoreless innings in his third go-round with Texas this season after being recalled on July 11. He's 2-1 with a 3.96 ERA in 25 outings this year for the Rangers.

Master Tesfatsion is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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