by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (5/21/2013) The Rangers recalled reliever Neal Cotts Tuesday, MLB.com reports. Cotts comes up from Triple-A Round Rock as the corresponding roster move to Josh Lindblom being sent down following his start Monday.
The reliever is 3-1 with a 0.78 ERA and opposing batters are hitting .171 off him over 15 appearances with Round Rock.
Cotts has appeared in 284 major league games with the White Sox and Cubs for a career ERA of 4.63.
Olt is viewed as one of the club's top prospects, but struggled during his spring audition and hit just .194 in Cactus League play. The 24-year-old did manage two homers and should rise to the Rangers later in the year.
Cotts makes long-awaited return
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (6/12/2012) Texas minor-league pitcher Neal Cotts made his first appearance in a regular-season game in nearly three years when he took the mound Monday night for Triple-A Round Rock. Cotts, who has battled an assortment of injuries including a recent lat strain, pitched 1 2/3 innings and allowed a run on two hits. He did manage two strikeouts.