by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/8/2013) The Rangers optioned pitching prospect Roman Mendez to Double-A Frisco on Friday. Mendez was dealing with a stress fracture in his right (throwing) elbow prior to spring training, which limited him in the early part of camp. He did not make a Cactus League appearance.
Mendez has elbow injury
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (2/5/2013)The Dallas Morning News reports Rangers prospect Romon Mendez is sidelined with a stress fracture in his pitching elbow. General manager Jon Daniels said Tuesday Mendez's injury was discovered in October and he is currently rehabbing in Arizona. Mendez will be limited when spring training opens.