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2B Russell Wilson spent Monday training with the Rangers in Surprise, Ariz., and the Seattle Seahawks quarterback refused to rule out the possibility of playing baseball someday.

INF Andy Parrino was claimed off waivers from the Oakland Athletics on Monday and will compete with INF Adam Rosales for the utility infielder's job. Parrino, 28, played in 14 games with the Athletics last season and batted just .118. In 108 games with Triple-A Sacramento, he had a .210 batting average and four home runs.

RHP Colby Lewis made his first appearance of the spring Monday, starting against the Cleveland Indians and needing 32 pitches to get just two outs before being lifted. He gave up two runs, two hits and two walks and struck out one. Lewis sat out last season as he underwent right hip surgery in August while recovering from Tommy John reconstructive surgery on his right elbow.

LF Shin-Soo Choo returned to the lineup Monday after sitting out Sunday with mild soreness in his left arm. Choo said he would have played if it were a regular-season game and the Rangers had him miss the game solely as a precaution.

SS Elvis Andrus began playing catch Monday, the first time he had thrown since being diagnosed with mild tendinitis in the flexor tendon of his right arm. Andrus was shut down for two days after feeling pain in his arm while making a throw across the diamond on Feb. 28.

LHP Derek Holland was placed on the 60-day disabled list on Monday to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for INF Andy Parrino. Holland underwent microfracture surgery on his left knee in January and is expected to be out until at the least the All-Star break.

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