“I noticed that,” Andrus said. “Vacation is over. I feel great. My legs feel fine. I feel like nothing happened, so that was a good thing.
He passed the final tests Friday at Angel Stadium after two games playing with Double A Frisco. He went 1 for 6, and the one hit was a home run. He wanted to see some live pitching, and Dr Pepper Ballpark isn’t all that far away from his home.
It made sense, even if he took a hit in the pocket book.
Big-league tradition calls for rehabbing veterans to by the postgame meal. The tradition also calls for something a bit more savory than Burger King.
Andrus, who is making $15 million this season, spared no expense — Capital Grille and Gloria’s.
That sure beats PB&Js.
“Every day, man,” Andrus said. “You have to spoil them, and they’ve been playing good.”
The Rangers cleared a roster spot for Andrus late Friday be sending Delino DeShields to Triple-A Nashville.