|Oct. 10 3:36 PM PT4:36 PM MT5:36 PM CT6:36 PM ET18:36 ET22:36 GMT6:36 3:36 PM MST5:36 PM EST6:06 PM VEN2:36 UAE (+1)5:36 PM CT-The Texas Rangers have acquired infielder Ed Lucas from the Miami Marlins on a waiver claim.
Analysis: The Rangers got the 32-year-old Lucas on Friday. Lucas hit .251 with one home run and nine RBIs in 69 games for Miami last season. He played all four infield spots, and also saw time in left field and right field.
|Mar. 30 1:54 PM PT2:54 PM MT3:54 PM CT4:54 PM ET16:54 ET20:54 GMT4:54 1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST4:24 PM VEN0:54 UAE (+1)3:54 PM CT-The Miami Marlins have activated Lucas from the disabled list and started him at second base against the Atlanta Braves.
Analysis: The 31-year-old Lucas was hit by a pitch, breaking his left hand just four days before the start of the regular season. He can play all four infield positions and serve as an emergency catcher. Lucas went 6 for 14 in three rehab games at Single-A Jupiter.
|Mar. 15 11:57 PM PT12:57 AM MT1:57 AM CT2:57 AM ET2:57 ET6:57 GMT14:57 11:57 PM MST1:57 AM EST2:27 AM VEN10:57 UAE12:57 AM CT-Lucas was supposed to be on the trip to Panama, but instead was grounded by a left hamstring injury. Lucas, hoping for a utility infield spot, is batting .318 (7 for 22) with a triple, home run and four RBIs this spring.
Analysis: On Friday, he sat in the Marlins clubhouse with ice packs wrapped around his upper left leg. Lucas felt the injury when running the bases - and scoring from third on Jake Marisnick's two-run double in the fourth - during Miami's 4-2 road win over the Tigers on Thursday.