Outfielder Jeff Francoeur officially became a free agent after he was outrighted off the Texas Rangers' 40-man roster, cleared waivers and declined his outright assignment.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Texas Rangers activated second baseman Ian Kinsler off the disabled list Wednesday and plan to put him in the starting lineup Friday against the Minnesota Twins.
The Texas Rangers acquired Jeff Francoeur, a right-handed bat that has hit pretty well against left-handed pitching, from the New York Mets in exchange for infielder Joaquin Arias on Tuesday.