KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -The Texas Rangers put outfielder Brad Wilkerson on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of a pulled right hamstring.
Wilkerson left Tuesday night's game against Tampa Bay in the fifth inning after hurting himself running out a double. He was hitting .250 with six home runs and 20 RBIs.
The Rangers purchased the contract of outfielder Kevin Mahar from Triple-A Oklahoma and transferred pitcher John Rheinecker (strained back) from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Mahar hit .349 with one homer and four RBIs in 11 games with Oklahoma.
Texas had considered calling up outfielder Marlon Byrd from the minors, but he hurt his hamstring this week.

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Phillies vs. Dodgers Prediction Will the Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies have a low-scoring battle when the two NL foes meet...
Thumbnail Rockies vs. Diamondbacks Prediction Will both offenses be on display tonight in Arizona when the Diamondbacks host the Rockies at 8:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Angels vs. Rangers Pick Can the Texas Rangers hold off the Los Angeles Angels when the two meet in Arlington tonight at 7:15PM ET?
Thumbnail Pirates vs. Marlins Prediction Will tonight's Pirates and Marlins game fall under the total when the teams clash tonight in Miami?
Thumbnail Padres vs. Giants Prediction Can the San Francisco Giants string together back-to-back wins when they host the San Diego Padres tonight at...

MLB Team Pages