Rangers general manager Jon Daniels says he expects Darvish will be put on the 15-day DL. The Rangers open Monday at home against Philadelphia.
Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler will begin a rehab assignment at AA Frisco on Thursday night with the hope of joining the big league team on Sunday.
Rangers right-hander Alexi Ogando has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of tendinitis in his right biceps.
Pierzynski’s stint on the disabled list is retroactive to May 6, and catcher Robinson Chirinos was recalled from Triple-A Round Rock to take his spot on the roster.
Texas Rangers opening day starter Matt Harrison is eligible to come off the disabled list next week, but GM Jon Daniels doesn’t expect the left-hander back anytime soon.
Texas Rangers opening day starter Matt Harrison has been put on the 15-day disabled list because of soreness in his lower back.
Texas Rangers left-hander Derek Holland rejoined the team Tuesday and may return from the 15-day disabled list Saturday, though manager Ron Washington has yet to make a final decision.
The Rangers placed Ogando on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, two days after he was hurt while running to first base on a bunt single at San Francisco
The Rangers have placed right-hander Neftali Feliz on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation and recalled reliever Yoshinori Tateyama from Triple-A Round Rock.
The Rangers have placed right-handed reliever Yoshinori Tateyama on the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Julio Borbon to Triple-A Round Rock.
Rangers outfielder Craig Gentry has been reinstated from the DL. Darren O’Day was optioned to Round Rock to make room on the roster.
The move was made before Thursday’s game against Minnesota, four days after Gentry got hurt. Because that move can’t be retroactive, the earliest he can return is Aug. 4.