|May 9 11:28 PM PT12:28 AM MT1:28 AM CT2:28 AM ET2:28 ET6:28 GMT14:28 CST11:28 PM MST1:28 AM EST1:58 AM VEN10:28 UAE1:28 AM CT-Pierzynski was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday after an MRI exam revealed a strained right abdominal muscle.
Analysis: The 36-year-old Pierzynski was hitting .263 with four home runs and 11 RBI in 26 games for the Rangers, who signed him to a one-year contract last December. The 16-year veteran has been on the disabled list only one other time in his career, missing 17 games due to a fractured left wrist in 2011.
|Apr. 30 3:36 PM PT4:36 PM MT5:36 PM CT6:36 PM ET18:36 ET22:36 GMT6:36 CST3:36 PM MST5:36 PM EST6:06 PM VEN2:36 UAE (+1)5:36 PM CT-Pierzynski is out of the starting lineup for the series opener against his former team, the Chicago White Sox.
Analysis: Pierzynski is dealing with soreness and bruising on his right side, though manager Ron Washington said the catcher was available to pinch hit if needed Tuesday night. Pierzynski is hitting .295, and his eight-game hitting streak is the longest for Texas this season.
|Apr. 13 1:06 PM PT2:06 PM MT3:06 PM CT4:06 PM ET16:06 ET20:06 GMT4:06 CST1:06 PM MST3:06 PM EST3:36 PM VEN0:06 UAE (+1)3:06 PM CT-Pierzynski had two hits in a 3-1 loss to the M's on Friday.
Analysis: Pierzynski is 4 for 7 with a solo homer in this series.
|Apr. 6 2:19 PM PT3:19 PM MT4:19 PM CT5:19 PM ET17:19 ET21:19 GMT5:19 CST2:19 PM MST4:19 PM EST4:49 PM VEN1:19 UAE (+1)4:19 PM CT-Pierzynski had three hits and drove in a run in a 3-2 victory over the Angels on Friday.
Analysis: Pierzynski is 5 for 7 over his last two games.