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AL West News: Odor suffers sprained ankle

Check out what’s going on in the American League West.

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Rougned Odor left yesterday’s game against against the Yankees in the fifth inning after a collision with teammate Nomar Mazara. After x-rays came back negative, the second baseman has been diagnosed with a left ankle sprain.

The Rangers are already missing Adrain Beltre from the lineup after the veteran sustained a hamstring injury that would keep him out four weeks. If Odor has to be moved to the disabled list, the Rangers must choose between Drew Robinson, Phil Gosselin, or even recalling Jurickson Profar.

The 23-year old was slashing a weak .214/.257/.413 this season, but his undeniable power will certainly be a loss to the Rangers’ offense if his injury turns out to be something long-term.

Here’s what else is happening across the American League West: