BASEBALL / DAILY REPORT : AROUND THE MAJORS : Rangers’ Sierra Has Chicken Pox
Texas Ranger outfielder Ruben Sierra has chicken pox and is expected to miss a week to 10 days, the team said. Sierra’s two children had chicken pox approximately three weeks ago. . . . The New York Mets placed reliever John Franco on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Aug. 26 for a strained left elbow.
Rick Greene, the Detroit Tigers’ top pick in the 1992 draft who suffered a knee injury during the Barcelona Olympics, will undergo surgery Sept. 8 in Birmingham, Ala.