ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers manager Ron Washington said the club will make a move to replace Alexi Ogando on the World Series roster after the reliever left the game in the sixth inning with a strained left oblique muscle. The leading candidates would be Dustin Nippert, Clay Rapada, Matt Harrison and Scott Feldman.
"We'll make a move, but he's through," Washington said. "He was doing a great job, too, but that's the way it goes sometimes."
Ogando, through a translator, said he's going to see a doctor on Monday morning to have his oblique checked out.
"It started bothering me in my second inning and it got a little worse and a little worse and finally I really felt it pull on the last two pitches," said Ogando, who threw a fastball and slider to Juan Uribe before athletic trainer Jamie Reed, Washington and pitching coach Mike Maddux came out to check on him.
Ogando was clearly disappointed as he collected his things and left the clubhouse.
"I feel bad because it's at a point where I can't help the team anymore," Ogando said. "Things happen that way sometimes, but it's disappointing."