Bobby Wilson C TEX 2 months ago

Wilson signed a minor league contract with the Rangers Tuesday, John Blake of the Texas Rangers reports.

Bobby Wilson C TEX 3 months ago

Wilson will elect to become a free agent after refusing his outright assignment, Executive Vice President of Communications for the Rangers John Blake reports.

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Bobby Wilson C TEX 5 months ago

Wilson hit his first home run of the season Wednesday, a two-run shot off Astros reliever Michael Feliz.

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Bobby Wilson C TEX 8 months ago

Wilson cleared waivers and accepted an assignment to Triple-A Durham on Monday, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

Wilson was DFA'd last week after his production tailed off over the last month. In 24 games for the Rays this season, Wilson hit just .145 with four RBI, 20 strikeouts and no extra-base hits. He'll look to get back on track at Triple-A in hopes of returning to the big league club at some point this season.

Bobby Wilson C TEX 8 months ago

Wilson was designated for assignment by the Rays Thursday.

Wilson's stats had been trending downward since mid-May, but it's still a surprise to see the Rays potentially cut him loose and go on without a backup catcher. A corresponding acquisition or call-up behind the plate is likely in the works for Tampa. In 24 games, Wilson didn't register a single extra-base hit and is presently hitting .145.

Bobby Wilson C TEX 9 months ago

Wilson has gotten the start at catcher in four of the Rays' last eight games over the struggling Rene Rivera.

Wilson isn't exactly lighting the world on fire with his bat, but his .167/.242/.167 slash line has at least been decent compared to Rivera's .136/.176/.210 line. Rivera possesses the far higher ceiling considering his .751 OPS last season, but he might miss more time if the problems continue.

Bobby Wilson C TEX 10 months ago

Wilson has been added to the Rays' 40-man roster, Mark Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Wilson is currently the fourth catcher on the Rays' depth chart, and while probably will begin the season in the minors, he could be one of the top candidates for a recall should an injury occur to one of the other backstops.

Bobby Wilson C TEX 1 year ago

Wilson signed a minor-league contract with a spring training invite with the Rays, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Wilson carries almost no fantasy value, but could challenge for a spot in the Rays' weak depth at catcher.

Bobby Wilson C TEX 1 year ago

Wilson's contract was selected from Triple-A Reno on Monday, SB Nation reports.

The 31-year-old journeyman catcher hit .267 with three home runs at Reno this year, and won't hold much fantasy value.

Bobby Wilson C TEX 2 years ago

Diamondbacks signed C Bobby Wilson to a minor league contract.

Wilson had a weak .208/.311/.361 slash line in 253 plate appearances this past season for the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate. He'll be organizational depth for Arizona.