Olt, 24, was the 2012 Texas Rangers Minor League Player of the Year after hitting .288 (102-for-354) with 17 doubles, one triple, 28 home runs and 82 RBI in 95 games for Double-A Frisco prior to his major league debut with Texas last August. Olt was named a Texas League mid-season and post-season All-Star, and led the league in home runs and OPS (.977) despite missing the final month of the season due to promotion.
A right-handed hitter and fielder, Olt owns a .269 batting
average (299-for-1,113) with 65 doubles, two triples, 64 home runs, 205 RBI and
a .375 on-base percentage in 305 minor league contests since he was selected by
Texas in the supplemental first round (49th overall) of the 2010 draft out of
the University of Connecticut. He played on the
Olt made his major league debut with
Grimm, 24, was originally selected by the Rangers in the
fifth round of the 2010 draft out of the
Among major league rookies, Grimm trails only
The righthander made his big league debut last season after posting an 11-6 record with a 2.81 ERA (42 ER/134.2 IP) in 25 appearances (22 starts) between Double-A Frisco and Triple-A Round Rock. He earned Texas League mid-season All-Star honors last year.
Grimm is 8-8 with a 6.73 ERA (77 ER/103.0 IP) in 22 big league appearances, 19 as a starter, covering the last two seasons. Overall in his minor league career, Grimm is 19-9 with a 3.07 ERA (96 ER/281.0 IP) in 51 appearances (48 starts).
Edwards, 21, has gone 8-2 with a complete game and a 1.83 ERA (19 ER/93.1 IP) in 18 starts for Single-A Hickory this season. He has struck out 122 batters in 93.1 innings pitched, good for an average of 11.8 strikeouts per 9.0 innings, while walking just 34. A South Atlantic League mid-season All-Star, Edwards has held opponents to a .186 batting average (62-for-334) and has not surrendered a home run.
A native of
Garza, 29, went 21-18 with a 3.45 ERA (143 ER/372.2 IP) in
60 starts for the Cubs after he was acquired by the club in an eight-player