Rangers shut down Edgar Olmos due to shoulder impingement


The Rangers recently picked up pitcher Edgar Olmos on a waiver claim from the Mariners, but they’ll have to shut him down. Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that the left-hander has a shoulder impingement.

Olmos, 25 in April, has had a busy offseason. In November, he went to the Mariners from the Marlins on a waiver claim, then was picked up by the Rangers earlier this week. And now he’ll be on the disabled list.

Olmos made his major league debut in 2013 but racked up only five innings. He spent last season between Double-A Jacksonville and Triple-A New Orleans, compiling an aggregate 4.06 ERA with a 60/30 K/BB ratio in 77 2/3 innings across 51 relief appearances. Olmos has a fastball that sits in the mid-90’s and certainly could become a useful reliever if he can stay healthy.