The injury means 36-year-old
Parnell gave up
Texas pitching coach Mike Maddux said the right-hander looked good during what amounted to four innings of simulated work at the Rangers' home ballpark Tuesday.
Maddux says the next step is to see how Darvish recovers. He missed the opening-day start after developing a stiff neck about two weeks ago in
Pineiro won 104 games from 2000 to 2011 with Seattle, St. Louis and the Angels.
He won a career-high 16 games for Seattle in 2003. Pineiro has not pitched in the majors since 2011 with the Angels.