The plan for Chirinos is to spend a week with Frisco before rejoining the big league club on June 9 barring any setbacks. Chirinos is well ahead of his initial 10-to-12 week timetable after he suffered a broken bone in his right forearm after a ball hit off his throwing arm in early April. He'll get some time behind the plate during his rehab assignment, and will likely cause the Rangers to choose between optioning Bryan Holaday or Bobby Wilson upon his return to the majors.
Rua is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Indians.
Jared Hoying will draw the start in left Tuesday in place of Rua as the Rangers face righty ace Corey Kluber. Rua has been extremely productive against lefties this season with a .395 average and a 1.042 OPS, but his numbers against right-handers (.302 avg, .592 OPS) make him susceptible to only playing a handful of games each week.
Chisenhall (eye) is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Rangers.
Chisenhall missed a pair of games due to an eye issue, but he'll return to his usual spot in right field Tuesday. Chisenhall will bat seventh in the order against Rangers starter Colby Lewis.
McFadden could become a trade candidate by the end of the summer, ESPN.com reports.
The Cowboys probably wouldn't be comfortable trading McFadden at the moment, as receiving specialist Lance Dunbar (torn ACL) is no lock to be ready for Week 1 and Alfred Morris isn't a real option for passing downs. However, the Cowboys might ultimately be comfortable with a backfield comprised of Ezekiel Elliott, Morris and Dunbar, if the latter is indeed available by the beginning of the season. It's unclear if a trade would help or hurt McFadden's fantasy stock, as the top backup job in Dallas could make him a valuable handcuff for Elliott owners. All of this, of course, assumes that Elliott will put together a competent camp and claim the lead role, as expected. If the No. 4 overall selection appears surprisingly out of his element, McFadden won't be going anywhere.
Marte suffered a thumb sprain May 21 after he appeared to jam his hand while stealing a base against the Reds. The 22-year-old will return to game action with Tacoma on Tuesday and stay with the minor league club through Saturday. It appears that Seattle will then activate Marte next Monday assuming there are no setbacks during his five game rehab stint.
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