Ian Kinsler underwent an MRI today, which showed "significant improvement." He has been cleared for baseball activities and could go on a minor league rehab assignment later this week.
The Dodgers claimed Rod Barajas off waivers yesterday. Why is this relevant, you ask? It means Brad Ausmus will lose playing time.
Batting 3rd, Ryan Braun was 1-4 with 1 double (his 32nd) and 1 RBI against the Dodgers.
Batting 5th, Ike Davis was 1-4 with 1 BB and 1 run scored against the Marlins. Ike scored the game-winning run in the 9th inning.
Batting 7th, Danny Valencia was 1-4 against the Rangers.