Marcus Jensen, 28, C (Rangers)
Hit .298 in 188 at bats with Triple A Oklahoma, meriting Aug. 31 call-up; with Ivan Rodriguez out, should get at bats.
Mike Kinkade, 28, Utility ( Orioles)
Had played more positions (five, including catcher) than hit homers (four, with a .277 average) as Baltimore's backup extraordinaire.
Doug Mientkiewicz, 27, 1B ( Twins)
Hit .313 with 15 homers and 72 RBIs; might win a Gold Glove in fourth shot with Minnesota.
Mike Neill, 31, OF (free agent)
Homer-hitting Olympic hero batted .245 with five dingers and 22 RBIs for Red Sox' Triple A Pawtucket before Aug. 18 release.
Anthony Sanders, 27, OF ( Japan)
Refused assignment by Mariners after 3-for-17 April, batted .114 with one homer in 44 at bats for the Yokohama Bay Stars.
Brad Wilkerson, 24, OF (Expos)
Slowed by off-season shoulder surgery, batted .182 in two brief stints in big leagues.
Ernie Young, 32, OF ( Padres)
Hit .274 with 20 homers and 67 RBIs for Triple A Portland, perhaps a decade too late.