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Josh Jung, Jacob deGrom, Nathan Eovaldi

Another week has passed and the Texas Rangers' injury situation has continued to worsen. This time it was Max Scherzer's delayed rehab due to a nerve problem that forced him on the 60-day IL. So at least it wasn't a new player who got injured, but it was still a big blow.

However, there was actually some positive news as well, as it seems like some guys are finally getting healthy (or at least making progress toward health), most notably Josh Jung. After breaking his wrist on an HBP, which was the latest stupid, unforeseen thing to happen to him, Jung has been out since early April as the injury required surgery to correct.

Fortunately, it was recently announced that Jung has been cleared to begin on-field activities again. It will still take some time for Jung to fully heal and he won't be able to return until early June, but Rangers fans should be pleased that Jung is making good progress. Assuming there are no further problems, he should have a rehab assignment next month.

With injuries continually plaguing the Rangers' rotation, fans are understandably concerned and waiting for positive news about Jacob deGrom and his recovery from Tommy John surgery.

During a question-and-answer session, Rangers beat writer Kennedi Landry provided an update on deGrom that was mostly positive. While Rangers fans shouldn't expect him to go to rehab or anything next week, deGrom is making quite a few throws and could return as early as August if all goes well. That's anything but a given and Texas has been particularly lucky this season, but so far everything is going according to plan.

Of all the players mentioned here, Eovaldi's injury is by far the most serious as he is struggling with groin problems. While no injury is good news, the feeling in Texas was that someone would be diagnosed with burns, which is why we call this a win.

Even better news is that manager Bruce Bochy expressed a bit more optimism about the team's plans for Eovaldi a few days ago. Assuming he's up for it (still unsure), the plan is for Eovaldi to take the mound sometime next weekend. If that goes well, there's a realistic chance he can avoid a rehab assignment and suit up for Texas next week.

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