Preliminary X-rays negative on Andrus

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus said preliminary X-rays on his sprained left wrist were negative, but he won't know for sure the extent of his injury until Keith Meister, the team physician, takes a look on Saturday.

Andrus and manager Ron Washington said they don't believe a disabled list stay will be necessary but will wait to see what Meister thinks after further evaluation.

Andrus injured the wrist diving head first into second base in the fourth inning. He was taken out after the inning ended as Andres Blanco replaced him.

"Hopefully, it's just a few days off and it's fine," said Andrus, who said the wrist was a little numb after he put a bunch of ice on it.

Andrus was having a productive night before the injury. He was 2-for-2 with a sacrifice bunt, an RBI and a stolen base.