The Texas Rangers have put outfielder Jim Adduci on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left little finger.
Rangers right-hander Tanner Scheppers has been put on the disabled list because of elbow inflammation after moving into the rotation from the bullpen and making four starts.
Adrian Beltre was hoping to get back in the lineup for the Rangers this week before being told he was going on the disabled list because of a strained left quadriceps.
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.
Texas manager Ron Washington says the Rangers expect to activate pitchers Neftali Feliz and Nick Tepesch and designated hitter Lance Berkman from the disabled list when rosters expand on Sunday.
The 37-year-old Rangers designated hitter, who is currently on the disabled list, said Thursday, after pondering his playing future for several days, that he is “coming back.”
The Rangers have put infielder Jeff Baker on the 15-day disabled list and optioned rookie Chris McGuiness to the minor leagues.
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.