The Texas Rangers have lost the leading candidate to be their No. 5 starter for at least a month.
The Rangers may need to consider another name when determining their fifth starter. Colby Lewis will miss the start of the season, but could be back sooner than expected.
Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis is hoping to return by the All-Star break, ESPN said. Lewis is recovering from Tommy John surgery and won’t begin his throwing program until January.
The Rangers will get their best postseason pitcher back next year. Colby Lewis, who has been out since elbow surgery in July, agreed Monday to a $2 million, one-year contract extension for 2013.
The Rangers have purchased the contract of highly-touted prospect Mike Olt from Double-A Frisco, and optioned infielder Brandon Snyder to Triple-A Round Rock.
Scott Feldman, starting after Roy Oswalt was scratched with back tightness, threw seven strong innings to lead the Rangers to a 9-1 win over the Red Sox on Monday night.
Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis will miss the rest of the season because of a torn flexor tendon in his right elbow that will require surgery.
The Rangers have placed right-hander Colby Lewis on the disabled list for the second time because of forearm tendinitis and recalled rookie left-hander Martin Perez.
The Texas Rangers have placed right-hander Colby Lewis on the 15-day disabled list because of tendinitis in his forearm.
The Texas Rangers are slowly starting to right the ship. After returning home from a long 10 games on the road that saw the Rangers go 4 and 6, Texas took 2 of 3 from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Colby Lewis retired the first 16 batters and finished with a four-hitter Tuesday night, leading the Texas Rangers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1.
While the past week probably won’t make the Rangers 2012 highlight DVD, there was one bright spot for the team. But even we admit, we’re having to stretch the determination of ‘week’ to get there.