The Texas Rangers have placed 28-year old righty reliever Shawn Tolleson on the Family Medical Emergency List. Tolleson has pitched in 20 games (0 starts) for the Rangers so far this year and he is 0-2 with 11 saves, a 10.13 ERA and a 2.00 WHIP. He has given up 27 hits (6 homers) and 5 walks while whiffing 13 batters in his first 16 innings this year. Tolleson has now pitched in 157 games (0 starts) in his first three years with the Rangers and he is 9-7 with 46 saves, a 3.60 ERA and a 1.24 WHIP. Tolleson is currently #10 in Rangers’ history with his 46 saves. The Rangers hope that Tolleson will be the pitcher he was last year when he returns to the team or they might have to send him to AAA.
UPDATE: (6/3/2016) – The Rangers have activated Shawn Tolleson and they have sent 24-year old lefty reliever Alex Claudio to AAA. Claudio has pitched in 10 games (0 starts) for the Rangers so far this year and he is 1-1 with a 4.30 ERA and a 1.64 WHIP.