"Just felt it in warmups before the game," Moreland said. "I did my first job and the calf tightened up. It never let loose. Since it was before the game, I didn't want to push it."
Moreland ended up pinch-hitting for catcher Bobby Wilson in the seventh inning and drew a walk. Robinson Chirinos pinch-ran for him.
T.R. Sullivan has covered the Rangers since 1989, and for MLB.com since 2006. Follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.