ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -The Texas Rangers placed pitcher Brandon McCarthy on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday and activated right-hander Vicente Padilla.
McCarthy, who has a stress fracture in his right shoulder blade, was put on the DL retroactive to Aug. 11. He is 5-8 with a 4.79 ERA.
Padilla, the team's scheduled starter Wednesday night against Kansas City, had not pitched for the Rangers since June 21. He was 3-8 with a 6.69 ERA.
Padilla, who was sidelined with right triceps irritation, had a rehab start with Double-A Frisco on Friday. Texas manager Ron Washington has said Padilla would be limited to 85 pitches in his first game back.

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