Lisa Weatherall

Texas Rangers remove Rougned Odor from lineup

Texas Rangers remove Odor from lineup

The Texas Rangers face their AL West rival the Oakland AthleticsRougned Odor was scratched from today's lineup due to a tight right oblique. Odor has hit in two of the three games played, along with a stolen base. Non-roster invitee Pedro Ciriaco will bat second in place of Odor.

Left-handed pitcher Derek Holland will start for Texas.

  1. Delino DeShields, CF
  2. Pedro Ciriaco, 2B
  3. Justin Ruggiano, LF
  4. Nomar Mazara, RF
  5. Patrick Kivlehan, DH
  6. Joey Gallo, 3B
  7. Ike Davis, 1B
  8. Elvis Andrus, SS
  9. Michael McKenry, C

Today's lineup will face A's lefty Eric Surkamp.

  1. Billy Burns, CF
  2. Coco Crisp, LF
  3. Jed Lowrie, 2B
  4. Khris Davis, DH
  5. Chris Coghlan, RF
  6. Marcus Semien, SS
  7. Yonder Alonso, 1B
  8. Matt Chapman, 3B
  9. Carson Blair, C


  • Holland pitched 1.2 scoreless innings in his first outing of Spring.
  • DeShields is batting .429 with hits in last three games.
  • Ike Davis has hits in his three games.
  • Gallo showing patience at the plate as he has reached safely in his four 'A' games by either a walk or a hit.
  • Mazara leads the club with 6 RBI.

Hopefully, the Rangers can continue their winning ways this Spring. It may be early and only Spring Training games but, we know that a good camp tends to carry over to the beginning of the regular season.


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