- Associated Press - Sunday, September 11, 2011

ARLINGTON, TEXAS (AP) - The Texas Rangers have recalled left-hander Michael Kirkman from Triple-A Round Rock.

The move was announced before Sunday’s game against the Oakland Athletics.

Kirkman is in his third stint with the Rangers this season and was 1-1 with a 7.33 ERA in his first 11 appearances. He went 3-3 with a 5.05 ERA in 27 games for Round Rock.