Worth noting

Worth noting

• Craig Gentry was back in the lineup on Friday after hitting .471 (8-for-17) on the seven-game homestand. He was also hitting .364 in his last 22 games and said, "I'm not trying to go out and impress anybody. I'm doing what I can to help the team win and play hard. Things are going well for me and right now." Gentry finished 1-for-3 with a walk in the win.

• Josh Hamilton, who was 0-for-2 after entering Thursday's game in the eighth inning, said he wasn't aware that he had a 16-game hitting streak snapped because of his abbreviated appearance. Said Hamilton, "Joe Nathan said something about it to me in the training room."

• Rangers vice president Jim Sundberg turned 61 on Friday.

• The Rangers have hit a home run in 12 straight games.

• Double-A infielder Jurickson Profar tripled in the ninth inning to extend his hitting streak to 28 games on Friday.