ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Left-hander Chris Michalak and right-hander Steve Woodard cleared waivers and were both assigned Thursday by the Texas Rangers to Triple A Oklahoma.
Both Michalak and Woodard, who were designated for assignment and taken off the Texas roster Monday, agreed to report to the Pacific Coast League team. They had the option to refuse the assignment and become free agents.
Michalak was 0-2 with a 4.40 ERA in 13 relief appearances for the Rangers. Woodard had no record and a 6.62 ERA in 14 relief appearances.