The Royals on Wednesday promoted Blake Wood to Kansas City and designated reliever Josh Rupe for assignment. The 6-foot-5 righthander has been serving as the O-Royals' closer this season, logging a 2.16 ERA with five saves in 16.2 innings pitched.
May 12, 2010
Since coming to the Rangers organization in 2003, Josh Rupe's career has been plagued by injuries. But the righty underwent elbow surgery last season and says he is throwing pain-free for the first time in nearly two years. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at the prospect with an in-depth scouting report.
March 4, 2008
The Arizona Fall League announced their rosters for the 2007 season on Monday afternoon. Eight Rangers will play for the Surprise Rafters this season, who will be managed by catching instructor Damon Berryhill. Lone Star Dugout takes a quick look at the players who will be participating in the Arizona Fall League this offseason.
August 27, 2007
Pitcher Josh Rupe made seven starts with Triple-A Oklahoma before going down with an injury to his right elbow. Lone Star Dugout updates the status of the 24-year-old hurler, who has been rehabbing at the club's minor league complex in Surprise, Arizona.
August 2, 2007