Evan Grant reports the Rangers have non-tendered Doug Mathis, although they hope to re-sign him as a minor league free agent. No word on Willie Eyre and whether he was tendered a contract. Willie Eyre was tendered a contract. So much for my tricksy Rangerses theory.
Names of players around the majors who have been non-tendered are dribbling in, and thusfar include:
I shall add more names as I see them.
The Rangers are looking for a righty-hitting DH, supposedly, and I'd be interested in taking a look at Gomes, who looked like a stud in the making as a rookie in 2005, and has struggled since.
And I'm sure they'll touch base with Wigginton, although I'm betting he's going to end up with a 2-3 year deal at $5 million or so per year.