Jeff Baker Headed to Disabled List; Joseph Ortiz, Robinson Chirinos Recalled

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Jeff Baker Headed to Disabled List; Joseph Ortiz, Robinson Chirinos Recalled
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Jeff Baker is headed to the disabled list with a strained right thumb. The Texas Rangers were hoping to avoid a DL stint for their utility player, but that clearly wasn't an option. Baker, who was injured while an intense high-five with a teammate, is retroactive to last Thursday. The Rangers also optioned first baseman Chris McGuiness back to Triple A Round Rock, opening spots for left-handed reliever Joseph Ortiz and catcher Robinson Chirinos.

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