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Rangers get chance to play spoiler vs. A's

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Texas Rangers get to play the role of the spoiler but are not quite sure who they will be spoiling with when they open a three-game series Monday night against the Oakland Athletics.

The Rangers' pitching rotation got thrown for a bit of a loop during the weekend when veteran Bartolo Colon experienced back spasms and had to be scratched from his Sunday start.

The injury is not considered serious, and Rangers manager Jeff Banister indicated he would need to check in with Colon (7-10, 5.19 ERA) after the club's flight to Oakland on Sunday night to see if and when the right-hander might be available to pitch against one of his former teams.

AVG: M. Chapman.276
HR: K. Davis36
RBI: K. Davis98
SB: M. Semien13
W: S. Manaea11
ERA: M. Fiers3.48
Saves: B. Treinen32
K: S. Manaea107
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .249 (15)
Runs: 586 (9)
Hits: 1064 (13)
Home Runs: 166 (6)
Stolen Bases: 28 (30)
OBP: .320 (13)
SLG: .432 (4)
Total Bases: 1846 (4)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.81 (10)
Runs Allowed: 519 (12)
Saves: 37 (5)
Strikeouts: 951 (24)
OpBA: .240 (10)
OBP: .303 (7)
SLG: .397 (12)
Run Support: 4.68 (10)
Date Player Transactions
8/13 C. Hatcher Outrighted to Minors
8/10 J. Bleich Outrighted to Minors
8/9 C. Hatcher Designated for Assignment
8/9 F. Rodney Cleared Waivers/Traded Minnesota (for RHP Dakota Chalmers)
8/7 C. Pinder Removed From 10-Day DL (Left elbow laceration)
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Date Player Status
8/5 J. Smolinski Blood clot, left calf (on 60-day DL)
8/1 M. Fiers Left shin contusion (day-to-day)
7/28 C. Pinder off 10-day DL
7/11 M. Olson Back tightness (day-to-day)
7/11 S. Piscotty Wrist (day-to-day)
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