But considering his on-base percentage and below average defensive metrics, he’s often a liability when he’s out on the field. So how did it feel? Though he has hit 30 home runs in three of the last four seasons, Odor has struggled to hit for average and has seen his defensive skills decline, making him expendable for the Rangers. The deal could involve Boston taking on extra money to receive a prospect from the Rangers, according to Grant.
Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. Jon Morosi said earlier today that a Lynn deal was “increasingly likely,” but Evan says that the Toronto Blue Jays have been “actively engaged” with the Rangers about Mike Minor, who is a free agent after the season.