No surgery for Andrus; timetable 6-8 weeks

The Rangers will be without shortstop Elvis Andrus for 6-8 weeks with an olecranon fracture in his right elbow. Andrus will not require surgery, according to Rangers team physician Keith Meister.

The Rangers called up first baseman Ronald Guzman from Triple-A Round Rock to replace Andrus before Friday's game against the host Astros. Jurickson Profar will be the Rangers' primary shortstop, as the club will rely on its versatility to cover other positions, including second base.

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