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AL West: Rangers targeting Chris Carter

Here’s what’s going on in the American League West.

New York Yankees v Pittsburgh Pirates Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images

Chris Carter is a Rangers target, according to Jon Heyman. The former NL home runs leader was released by the Yankees last week after giving an underwhelming performance the first half of the year. The Rangers already have a power hitting first baseman / designated hitter in Mike Napoli, so if Carter’s deal is a major league one he’ll probably be used a pitch hitter or to give Napoli a day off. The Athletics are have also expressed interested in the 30-year old.

Here’s what other news is floating around the American League West: