Found May 25, 2013 on 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 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 Mariners. 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. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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