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Butler Back To Round Rock, Alex Rios Added to Roster

Joey Butler is heading back to Round Rock to make room for Alex Rios

Don't look back in anger
Don't look back in anger
Bob Levey

Per the beats:

Butler made one start, last night, and went 2-3 with two doubles, a walk, and a few stellar plays in the outfield. If he never again plays a big league baseball game, he should be proud knowing that he helped the Rangers win a game.

The assumption is, the Rangers kept Engel Beltre in lieu of Butler because Beltre is a better defender with speed that plays better as a bench option.

Replacing Butler is newly acquired right fielder Alex Rios who will make his Ranger debut tonight.

Here's tonight's lineups via the Rangers' twitter: