"He's bouncing around pretty good, but I'm going to try and avoid using him," Hinch said before Saturday's game against the A's. "We're hopeful for tomorrow, but if not, I'm OK with another day."
Marisnick, who also has an on-base percentage of .400, felt some pain in his leg while running the bases during the American League West-leading Astros' 3-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.
Rick Eymer is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.