Royals trade catcher Treanor to Rangers for cash considerations
The Royals announced today that the club has traded catcher Matt Treanor to the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash considerations. With the trade, the Royals 40-man roster stands at 39 players.
Treanor, 35, has missed the last 29 games after suffering a concussion on July 30 in Cleveland. He has played seven games in a rehab assignment for Double-A Northwest Arkansas, batting .263 with five RBI. Acquired by the Royals from the Rangers on March 28, 2011, the catcher hit .226 with six doubles, three home runs, 21 RBI and 24 runs scored in 65 games for Kansas City.