Scheppers opened the year on the 15-day DL with a right ankle sprain before being activated on April 17. He had an 11.25 ERA in 5 games before being optioned to Round Rock on April 27. Scheppers was recalled by the Rangers on May 17 and went back on the DL on August 2 with left knee inflammation. He was activated and optioned to Round Rock on August 19.
With the addition of Scheppers, Texas has 32 players on its active roster.