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MLB Injury News:
Nick Tepesch is ready to return to the Texas Rangers’
starting rotation, and Alexi Ogando isn’t too far behind him, according to T.R.Sullivan of MLB.com.
Tepesch was scratched from his previous start after he developed a blister. He’s set to return to the rotation after throwing 50
pitches during a bullpen session Thursday. There was no setback regarding the
blister on his middle finger, and he’ll now start tomorrow against the Seattle
Ogando has been on the disabled list with tendinitis in his right triceps muscle since earlier this month. He played catch yesterday and
told reporters that his arm is feeling much better. The 29-year-old will continue
to throw this weekend, and he’s slated to log a bullpen session on Monday. If
he comes out of that unfazed, the Rangers could elect to activate him for their
three-game series against the Kansas City Royals next weekend or send him on a
brief rehab stint in the minors.
Tepesch – a 24-year-old rookie – has maintained an ERA of
3.98 with a 1.326 WHIP over eight starts this season. Prior to suffering his
injury, Ogando had posted an ERA and WHIP of 3.08 and 1.248 over nine starts.
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