Francisco throws without problem
The latest from Arlington
* Frank Francisco threw a bullpen session on Monday without any trouble. Next is a simulated game on Wednesday in Detroit. If that goes well, he could be activated on Friday.
* Dustin Nippert – on the DL with a pulled muscle in his back – is ready to begin a throwing program.
* Josh Hamilton is day-to-day with a strained right groin.
* Willie Eyre (strained groin) throws a bullpen session on Tuesday.