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Rangers Tried To Get JP Arencibia

Posted By Sports Talk Florida Rumors On December 5, 2013 @ 8:42 AM In MLB,News and Rumors | No Comments

Blue_Jays_JP_Arencibia_2013 [1]The Rangers had serious trade discussions with the Blue Jays about catcher J.P. Arencibia before he was non-tendered on Monday, according to industry sources.

A trade was close to being completed but the Rangers were reluctant to add another arbitration-eligible player. The Rangers were willing to do a trade if Arencibia was willing to agree to a contract that would have avoided arbitration. But it never got worked out and now Arencibia, who hit .194 last year, is another free agent under consideration.

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