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3/27/2013 8:01 P.M. ET

Texas Rangers grant infielder Brandon Snyder his unconditional release

Surprise, Arizona-The Texas Rangers today announced that infielder Brandon Snyder has requested and received his unconditional release from his minor league contract.

Snyder had been re-signed by Texas to a minor league contract on December 12, 2012 after being non-tendered by the club on November 30. He went to major league spring training camp as a non-roster player and was assigned to the minor league camp on March 19.

Snyder batted .277 with 3 homers and 9 RBI in 40 games with Texas and .253 with 2 homers and 9 RBI in 23 games at Triple-A Round Rock in 2012.

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