MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan writes that the Rangers have had a change of heart and have decided to move to void the contract of former Cardinals infielder Khalil Greene.
Following a disastrous year which saw Greene anchored to the bench or disabled list with bouts of social anxiety disorder, he proclaimed himself fit in meetings with Texas front office people and told them he looked forward to coming to spring training as a utility player. But, according to reports, Greene called the Rangers GM shortly before spring training began and said he had regressed.
The Rangers publicly said that they didn't know when or if Greene would be able to play but that they were willing to work with him. But just a couple days later they seem to have had a change of heart and wll try to get out of the $750,000 deal
No word on if Greene requested the move or if he still plans to try to play someplace.
Previous stories quoted some of Greene's friends last season as saying that the former star shortstop was likely to retire because of the anxiety issues.
News of the Greene contract termination came at the bottom of this report on mlb.com.