ARLINGTON, Texas -- With Friday's off day and the fact that manager Ron Washington didn't use some of his regular bullpen pieces on Thursday, the Rangers have plenty of relief help available today.
"He might pitch an inning or come in for one or two batters," Washington said.
Scott Feldman and Alexi Ogando are ready to pitch multiple innings if needed. After that, everyone else is available. So if the Rangers are tied or have the lead after five, Washington can go with Ogando for two, Mike Adams and then Neftali Feliz, if he chooses.
"I think it just depends where we are," Washington said. "If we get five out of Derek and we're in a tie ballgame or one run down or one run up, probably go to Ogando first. And then we'll where we go from there."
* Washington said that Adrian Beltre "looked like a spring chicken" when he came into the clubhouse on Saturday, after taking Friday off. The Rangers had an optional workout and Beltre and Josh Hamilton decided to rest. Hamilton has been dealing with a strained groin and Beltre was hit below the knee cap in Detroit and is still managing his hamstring.
* Washington said Mitch Moreland continues to try to shorten his swing in an effort to find some consistency.