OF Nelson Cruz headed to Frisco for rehab

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers announced Wednesday that outfielder Nelson Cruz will go to Double-A Frisco on Thursday to start his rehab assignment.

Cruz is expected to play four games in Frisco and be activated on Monday in Kansas City, the first day he's due to return. Cruz hasn't had any setbacks with his hamstring.

RHP Dustin Nippert will go to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday to begin a rehab assignment.