Rangers Ship Benson to OKC, Add Two Pitchers

Brandon McCarthy goes to the DL

The Texas Rangers have acquired Jason Grilli from the Colorado Rockies and recalled Guillermo Moscoso from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Brandon McCarthy went on the 15-day disabled list because of a stress fracture in his right shoulder blade, and Kris Benson was sent outright to Oklahoma City.

Grilli, a right-hander, is 0-1 with a 6.05 earned run average and one save in his eighth major league season. His 16-16 with a 4.74 ERA and two saves in his career. The Rockies had designated Grilli for assignment Friday.

Moscoso was 4-1 with a 4.10 ERA in 10 games, including eight starts, between Double-A Frisco and Oklahoma City.

Benson returned to the majors this season after a two-year absence. He was 1-1 with an 8.46 ERA in eight games, including two starts.

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