Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus, left, looks to first after forcing out New York Yankees Brett Gardner at second after Ihiro Suzuki grounded into a first-inning double play in a baseball game Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
The Texas Rangers have had more than their fair share of injury concerns this spring — some more serious than others.
One was the forearm soreness for shortstop Elvis Andrus, who has missed the past four Cactus League games with the injury he deemed as one he would've played through if the games weren't exhibition. So that pretty much classifies as being not serious, but it's still nice to see him back in the lineup for Wednesday's game against Colorado.
Andrus is in the Rangers' lineup, playing shortstop and hitting second behind Shin-Soo Choo and in front of Prince Fielder. Other tidbits of note, Mitch Moreland is playing right field and hitting fifth.
The Rangers can't afford to lose Andrus for any extended period of time this year with the backup middle infield spots looking pretty bare. Cross your fingers, Rangers fans. So far, so good, and it's nice to see him back out in the field today.