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Orioles Rule 5 pick Logan Verrett claimed by Rangers
Orioles Rule 5 pick Logan Verrett claimed by Rangers

Orioles Rule 5 pick Logan Verrett was claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers on Thursday, the club has announced. Verrett was one of two Rule 5 picks in camp this spring. And while the Orioles knew it would be difficult to keep one – and nearly impossible to retain both – the club attempted to slip Verrett through waivers as other teams are finalizing their 25-man rosters in the final days of spring. That tactic was unsuccessful as the Rangers claimed the Texas-born Verrett. Verrett, who initially was selected in the Rule 5 draft from the Mets, will retain his Rule 5 status with the Rangers, meaning they must keep him on their 25-man roster for the entire season or...

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