Anaheim, CA—The Texas Rangers today announced that catcher Yorvit Torrealba has been reinstated from restricted list and will be in uniform for this afternoon’s game at the Los Angeles Angels.

To make room for Torrealba, catcher Luis Martinez was optioned to Round Rock (AAA).

Torrealba was placed on the 72-hour MLB Paternity Leave List on Tuesday and moved to the restricted list yesterday. His wife Millie gave birth to a girl on Tuesday in Florida.

Torrealba is batting .212 with 2 homers and 11 RBI in 44 games with Texas this season. Martinez, who was recalled from Round Rock on July 14, appeared in one game defensively without an at bat for the Rangers.