Rangers left-handed starter Ross Detwiler is headed to the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his left shoulder.
Detwiler began feeling pain Friday after he threw a career-high 108 pitches in five innings Thursday in a loss to the Royals. Detwiler is 0-5 this season with a 6.95 ERA.
28-year-old right-hander Tanner Scheppers will take Detwiler’s roster spot after being recalled from Triple-A Round Rock. Scheppers was a candidate to be the Rangers setup-man this season, but was sent down after posting an 11.25 ERA in five appearances in April.
The Rangers have activated pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa off the disabled list. They have optioned pitcher Spencer Patton back to Triple A Round.
The Rangers have called up left-handed Sam Freeman from Triple A Round Rock. Stolmy Pimentel has been designated for assignment. Kyuji Fujikawa is here but not yet activated
The Rangers have activated first baseman Mitch Moreland off of the disabled list. He will be in the lineup on Wednesday. Jake Smolinski has been optioned to Triple A Round Rock.
Leonys Martin is not in the lineup and is day to day with a sprained left wrist.
It is raining in Arlington but the Rangers think they have a chance of playing tonight.
Mitch Moreland and Kyuji Fujikawa are here but the Rangers have not announced any roster moves. Still waiting to see for certain if they will play.
No word yet if Leonys Martin is ready to return to the lineup. He missed Tuesday’s game except for a pinch-running stint after re-aggravating his sprained left wrist.
The Rangers relievers have allowed a MLB high seven home runs to first batters. Alex Claudio has done it three times, Shawn Tolleson twice and Anthony Bass and Stolmy Pimentel one each.
The Rangers haven’t had a rain out since May 29, 2013.
The Rangers announced center fielder Leonys Martin is day-to-day after flaring up a sprained left wrist he suffered May 4 against Houston.
Martin underwent a precautionary MRI that revealed no fracture.
Center fielder Leonys Martin was out of the lineup on Tuesday after re-aggravating his sprained left wrist. Martin was jammed on a pitch during Monday’s game against the Royals. Delino DeShields started for the Rangers in center