Texas Rangers designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero will play right field in the upcoming interleague series.
He won't, however, play on consecutive days.
The Rangers begin a nine-game stretch against National League
teams beginning this weekend in Milwaukee.
Manager Ron Washington's reasoning for the days off was simple:
"I will not play him (in the outfield) on consecutive days because
I don't want to get him hurt."
Last season Guerrero was limited to 100 games for the Los
Angeles Angels due to a torn pectoral muscle and a strained
So far Guerrero, who leads Texas in homers, RBIs and batting
average, has remained healthy in his first season with the Rangers
in part because he's been used as the DH in 49 of Texas' first 58