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Rangers to skip RHP Nick Tepesch (sore knee) and start Jerome Williams on Friday

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ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers will skip Nick Tepesch when his next turn in the rotation comes up Friday.

Manager Ron Washington said Tuesday that the move is precautionary, and the Rangers aren't going to rush Tepesch back after he pulled himself out his last start because of left knee soreness.

Jerome Williams starts Friday night in the series opener at Cleveland, followed by Miles Nikolas on Saturday and Yu Darvish on Sunday.

Washington says Tepesch should be ready for his next turn in the rotation, Aug. 6 at the Chicago White Sox.

Tepesch left in the seventh inning Saturday night against Oakland because of the knee issue. That start had been pushed back a day because he pitched in relief in a 14-inning loss two days after throwing 99 pitches his previous start.

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