Right-handed reliever Koji Uehara, on the disabled list with a strained lat muscle in his right rib cage, threw 20 pitches of batting practice in the Minor Leagues on Wednesday and had no problems. He will throw another round of BP on Saturday with Double-A Frisco.
Rangers general manager Jon Daniels was honored by Hunter College High School as its Alumnus of the Year on Wednesday night. Daniels is a native of Queens, N.Y., and the high school, associated with Hunter College, is located in Manhattan.
The Rangers have promoted infielder Joey Gallo from the Arizona Rookie League Rangers to Class A Spokane in the Northwest League. Gallo hit his 18th home run on Tuesday before being promoted.
Matt Harrison left Tuesday's 3-0 loss in the seventh with the score tied at 0 and ended up taking the loss. He became the second pitcher in club history to leave a 0-0 game in the seventh inning or later and take the loss. It happened to Dick Bosman in the first game in club history, on April 15, 1972, against the Angels.
The Rangers are 27-4 this season when their starters give up one or no runs.