The Rangers called up catcher Max Ramirez to fill Teagarden's spot on the roster. Ramirez has is batting .289 (13-45) with no home runs, 3 doubles, and 4 RBI in 13 games for the Oklahoma City RedHawks.
Teagarden was expected to battle teammate Jarrod Saltalamacchia for the starting catcher's job, but has been a disappointment so far this season. Teagarden batted .037 (1-27) in 10 games for Texas this season.
In addition to those moves, the Rangers reinstated Saltalamacchia who will spend time in Oklahoma City recovering from a back injury. Saltalamacchia has been on the disabled list since April 8 with upper back stiffness.