Found May 07, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
PLAYERS: Colby Lewis
TEAMS: Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers could get some pitching help in the near future.  Both Colby Lewis and Martin Perez are progressing and inching closer to a return from their respective injuries.  Lewis will immediately get a spot back in the rotation.  Perez, though, will have to fight for work. According to Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News, both Lewis and Perez are starting the minor league assignment portion of their overall rehab program.  Perez made his first rehab start yesterday, and Lewis is scheduled to make his first start today.  Lewis is on the mend after undergoing surgery to repair a flexor tendon in his elbow, while Perez is recovering from a fractured left wrist. Because of Texas' current pitching depth, there is no guarantee that Perez gets placed back into the starting rotation.  The Rangers have done well with both Lewis and Perez on the DL.  They are currently 20-12 while using pitchers like Justin Grimm and Nick Tepesch. Lewis has no concerns over trying to win back a spot in the rotation.  He is a mainstay in Texas.  Either Tepesch or Grimm will likely lose their job and be sent back to Triple-A or moved to the bullpen.  Of course, even if either of those two is moved to the bullpen, the Rangers will still have to find someone to option or designate in order to clear roster space. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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