Replacing the injured Carlos Carrasco in Sunday's win over the Tigers, Trevor Bauer yielded two runs on four hits over 3 1/3 innings.
Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports that the Rangers "have engaged in talks recently" with the Indians about a deal for starting pitching.
Trevor Bauer will begin the season in the bullpen.
Trevor Bauer fired six innings of shutout ball Tuesday against the Angels.
Trevor Bauer tossed four innings of one-run ball Sunday versus the Royals.
Trevor Bauer tossed three innings of one-run ball Tuesday in the Indians' win over the Mariners.
Trevor Bauer yielded a pair of solo homers over three innings in his Cactus League debut Friday against the White Sox.
Trevor Bauer limited the Twins to one run and two hits over seven innings on Thursday.
Trevor Bauer will start on Thursday against the Twins.
The Indians are moving Trevor Bauer to the bullpen.
Trevor Bauer was knocked around in Sunday's loss to the Tigers, surrendering six runs on seven hits over his three-plus innings.
Trevor Bauer walked five but yielded just two hits over seven innings to pick up a win in Monday's 3-2 victory over the White Sox.
Trevor Bauer lost in tough fashion on Wednesday against the Blue Jays, serving up five runs in 1 1/3 innings.
Trevor Bauer was superb in Friday's 3-1 win over the Angels, firing off eight innings of one-run ball.