Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 6/18/13
ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers have made a pair of roster moves, putting Jeff Baker on the disabled list and optioned first baseman Chris McGuiness to Round Rock. To take the roster spots, the team has recalled left-handed pitcher Joseph Ortiz and catcher Robinson Chirinos. Baker is on the DL with a sprained right thumb. The move is retroactive to June 13. Baker hurt the thumb while exchanging a high five with a teammate. McGuiness hit .176 in nine starts with the Rangers. Lance Berkman drew the start at first base Tuesday night and Mitch Moreland is expected to be activated Friday. Both Ortiz and Chirinos have each already had stints with the Rangers. Ortiz made the Opening Day roster and has appeared in 20 games with the Rangers, posting a 5.13 ERA and a 2-1 record. Chirinos hit .250 in three games with Texas.
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