Los Angeles Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick's sprained left knee will be re-evaluated at the end of the week.
The Angels announced Tuesday they wouldn't immediately put Kendrick on their disabled list, but recalled newly acquired infielder Grant Green from Triple-A Salt Lake to fill in. Green was in Los Angeles' starting lineup Tuesday night against the Texas Rangers, batting eighth and playing second base.
Los Angeles optioned right-hander Daniel Stange to Salt Lake.
The Angels acquired Green from Oakland last week in a trade for starting third baseman Alberto Callaspo. Green, who made his major league debut with the Athletics last month, went 8 for 24 in three games with Salt Lake.
Green is an Anaheim native who played three seasons at the University of Southern California. He immediately became one of the top prospects in the Angels' depleted farm system.
Kendrick was injured during the fifth inning of the Angels' 5-2 loss to Texas on Monday night when he landed awkward...