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    Tyler Pastornicky #1 of the Atlanta Braves attempts to field a ground ball against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth inning at Busch Stadium on May 16, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

    The Texas Rangers have traded minor league infielder Tyler Pastornicky to the Philadelphia Phillies for cash.

    The deal was announced Monday.

    Pastornicky was hitting .283 with one home run and 19 RBIs in 53 games at Triple-A Round Rock. He began the season in Double-A and also played for Team USA in the 2015 Pan Am Games in July.

    The 25-year-old Pastornicky hit .243 in 124 games with Atlanta from 2012-14. He signed with Texas in March.

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