Rangers pitcher Nick Tepesch to miss start

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Texas Rangers right-hander Nick Tepesch will miss a start to make sure any pain in his left knee has subsided.

Tepesch left his last start on Saturday after throwing three pitches in the seventh inning when he felt an unfamiliar twinge in his left knee on his follow through.

Jereome Williams, who won is Rangers’ debut last week, is slated to start Friday’s series opener at Cleveland, followed by Miles Mikolas and Yu Darvish. Tepesch may throw a bullpen session on Friday.

“It feels a lot better than it did the other day,” Tepesch said. “I’d say it’s close. I wouldn’t call it 100 percent.”

Manager Ron Washington said the move is just out of precaution.

“Give him a chance to catch up,” Washington said.

Stefan Stevenson, 817-390-7760 Twitter: @StevensonFWST

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