Bartolo Colon will be stepping into Doug Fister’s spot in the rotation for a couple of weeks while Fister deals with a gimpy hip.
Evan Grant has a notebook column where we learn that the Rangers are bringing up guys from Round Rock to pitch batting practice.
The ghost of Wally Pipp just stabbed Rougned Odor in the left hamstring.
Evan Grant has a mailbag column discussing Matt Moore and Bartolo Colon and Dilly Dogs.
Ian Kinsler will be eligible to come back from the DL to play against the Rangers but he doesn’t want to take any at bats away from Ohtani.
Isiah Kiner-Falefa made his big league debut and his parents flew from Hawaii on short notice to see him.
Jurickson Profar is making the most of Odor’s injury by going 0-4 last night with a walk.
T.R. Sullivan has an injury report.