J.P Arencibia and Kevin Kouzmanoff have opted to take free agency from Rangers.
Source: Rangers 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff will have back surgery on Tuesday. Expected to miss 8 to 12 weeks.
Dallas Morning News "Kevin Kouzmanoff’s back feels much better, but now he’s having tingling in his legs. And, because of that, it appears back surgery is now inevitable. Kouzmanoff said he’s been advised by Rangers spine specialist Dr. Drew Dossett to have a herniated disk in his lower back surgically repaired...." April 29
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It couldn't have started better for Kevin Kouzmanoff. He hit the first pitch he saw in the major leagues for a grand slam. The rarity on his resume — only one other player has done it on his first pitch — means nothing in Kouzmanoff's bid to earn a spot on the Miami Marlins' bench. He can point..." March 13