The Rangers optioned pitcher Nate Adcock to Triple A to make room for Robbie Ross. No word yet on Yu Darvish and his MRI results. Derek Holland pitches tonight in Round Rock.
Yu Darvish is on the disabled list with right elbow inflammation. Robbie Ross is starting Thursday. Alex Claudio will be in the bullpen tonight.
Tanner Scheppers, on the disabled list with elbow inflammation, said he is going back to the bullpen next year. Scheppers, the Rangers Opening Day starter, said he would still like to be a starter but right now everybody thinks he would be better off back in the bullpen in 2015.
Alex Rios is out of the lineup with a sprained ankle and will be examined later by Dr. Keith Meister. Mike Carp is available but not in the lineup because there is a left-hander on the mound. J.P. Arencibia is batting third. Adam Rosales is batting fifth.
Chris Gimenez has left the Rangers because his wife his close to having a baby. He will go on paternity leave and opens a roster spot for Mike Carp. Pitcher Ryan Feierabend has accepted outright assignment to Triple A Round Rock.
The Rangers have claimed first baseman Mike Carp from the Red Sox. He will join the Rangers tomorrow in Chicago. Alexi Ogando has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list but the Rangers will make a 25-man roster move tomorrow.
The Rangers have called up right-handed pitcher Phil Klein from Triple A Round Rock. They have designated pitcher Ryan Feierabend for assignment. Neal Cotts is now the only lefty in the bullpen. Klein has pitched 35 consecutive scoreless innings over his last 22 appearances. That includes 18 at Triple A.