Joey Butler Optioned to Round Rock to Clear Spot for Alex Rios

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Joey Butler Optioned to Round Rock to Clear Spot for Alex Rios
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Joey Butler made his first career start Friday, and went 2 for 3 with two doubles and drew a pivotal walk to load the bases in the eighth inning. But his brief stint has come to an end, as the Texas Rangers optioned him back to Triple A Round Rock this afternoon to clear spot for newly acquired outfielder Alex Rios.

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