Banister said the Rangers are hoping Martin will be ready at some point during the weekend series against the Rays at Tropicana Field. If he is not ready by then, the Rangers will consider putting him on the disabled list.
Martin injured his wrist while attempting to make a diving catch on Monday.
• Outfielder Josh Hamilton did not play in an extended spring game on Tuesday. It was a planned day off and he is expected to get four at-bats in a game on Wednesday.
• Equipment manager Richard "Hoggy" Price celebrated his birthday on Tuesday.
• Entering Tuesday, Rangers starters were winless in their last 14 games. That's the longest winless stretch for the Rangers' rotation since June 1-18, 2013.
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