The buses are being loaded for the trip to Scottsdale to play Arizona at Salt River Fields, where the Rangers will take batting practice and workout before Matt Harrison makes his spring debut. Elvis Andrus, Nelson Cruz and Mike Napoli are on the trip, too.
Rangers lineup: Julio Borbon, cf; Elvis Andrus, ss; Nelson Cruz, dh; Mike Napoli, c; David Murphy, lf; Conor Jackson, rf; Mitch Moreland, 1b; Mike Olt, 3b; Greg Miclat, 2b.
There was no new news on the injury report, which is good news. First baseman Brad Hawpe (right hamstring) ran on a treadmill Monday and might move to solid ground today. All others on the injury report are active players, with the exception of Matt West (elbow ligament sprain).
The Japanese media appears to be reassembling in anticipation of Yu Darvish's first Cactus League start. The clubhouse was packed this morning, so much so that Colby Lewis' eye popped wide open upon his entry.
-- Jeff Wilson