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Fielder had played in 547 consecutive games before being sidelined Saturday. He said he isn’t experiencing any additional pain, isn’t concerned this is a long-term issue and hopes to play Wednesday afternoon.

“There’s nothing I can do but give it the extra day,” Fielder said.

NOTES: The Rangers replaced Robbie Ross in the starting rotation with Scott Baker, who will pitch Friday at Detroit. Ross, a first-year starter, was 1-4 with a 4.78 ERA . Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said left-hander James Paxton (latissimus dorsi) and right-hander Taijuan Walker (shoulder) both threw well during game-simulated sessions on Tuesdayafternoon . Texas optioned C J.P. Arencibia to Triple-A Round Rock, purchased C Chris Gimenez from Round Rock and moved LHP Martin Perez from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day list.