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Rangers | Eight players cut

Sat, 19 Mar 2011 12:33:54 -0700

The Texas Rangers have optioned Ps Eric Hurley and Ryan Tucker and IFs Chad X. Tracy and Brian Barden to Triple-A Round Rock, according to Anthony Andro of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. C Jose Felix and 1B Jose Julio Ruiz have been optioned to Double-A Frisco. Ps Cody Eppley and Seth McClung have been reassigned to minor league camp.

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Rangers | Jose Julio Ruiz competing for 1B role

Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:15:11 -0800

Texas Rangers 1B Jose Julio Ruiz is working hard to win a roster spot in Spring Training, and could end up playing in the big leagues this season due to the team's lack of depth at first base, according to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com.

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Rangers | Three players signed

Sun, 30 Jan 2011 00:23:20 -0800

The Texas Rangers signed 1B Jose Julio Ruiz to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training, according to The Sports Network. The Rangers also signed two other players, P Ty Taubenheim and C Robinzon Diaz, to minor league contracts without spring invites. No financial terms were disclosed.

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Rays | Jose Julio Ruiz released

Sun, 21 Nov 2010 12:04:18 -0800

The Tampa Bay Rays have declined the option on 1B Jose Julio Ruiz and released him, according to MLB.com's Bill Chastain.

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Red Sox | Ruiz attracting interest

Sun, 28 Feb 2010 23:31:16 -0800

According to The Boston Herald, the Boston Red Sox and Cuban 1B Jose Julio Ruiz, who has defected, have mutual interest in working out a deal, although other teams are in the running to sign the first baseman.

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Blue Jays | Work out Ruiz

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 13:10:18 -0800

Morgan Campbell, of the Toronto Star, reports the Toronto Blue Jays recently held a workout for Cuban 1B prospect Jose Julio Ruiz, according to cubanballplayers.com.

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MLB | Ruiz could play outfield

Mon, 15 Feb 2010 11:25:59 -0800

Alden Gonzalez, of MLB.com, reports Cuban 1B prospect Jose Julio Ruiz could also be used as an outfielder in the big leagues, according to talent evaluators. Ruiz is 6-foot-3 and weighs roughly 230 pounds, but stole 32 bases during the 2007-08 season.

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Yankees | Unlikely to sign Ruiz

Mon, 15 Feb 2010 11:21:03 -0800

Alden Gonzalez, of MLB.com, reports the New York Yankees are unlikely to sign Cuban 1B prospect Jose Julio Ruiz because of the presence of 1B Mark Teixeira.

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MLB | Ruiz could sign contract soon

Sun, 14 Feb 2010 10:32:33 -0800

MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez reports that Cuban 1B prospect Jose Julio Ruiz has drawn interest from at least seven major league clubs and could sign a contract within the next few days. The Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays are among the teams that have expressed the most interest, according to agent Jorge Luis Toca, who was recently interviewed by the Spanish language newspaper El Nuevo Herald. "The idea is to find a team where he'll have the best opportunity to rise the quickest," he said. Toca added that Ruiz expects to be in major league spring training camp and playing at the big league level at some point this year.

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MLB | Three teams interested in Ruiz

Sat, 06 Feb 2010 10:46:55 -0800

ESPN's Jorge Arangure reports that the Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays are the three teams that appear to be the most interested in Cuban 1B Jose Julio Ruiz.

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