Kirkman replaces Lewis under new rule

Pitcher Michael Kirkman has joined the Rangers for the weekend, replacing Colby Lewis. Under a new rule instituted by Major League Baseball, a player on “paternity leave” can be replaced for 24-72 hours by a Minor League player. Lewis’ wife Jenny gave birth on Wednesday and will not rejoin the team until Monday in Arlington. His next scheduled start is Tuesday

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Pretty effin selfish if you ask me.

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