Worth noting

Worth noting

Worth noting
• Rangers manager Ron Washington on the drastic shift being used against Mitch Moreland, a left-handed pull hitter: "I want him to approach it with confidence that he can hit through it or over it, or if they pitch him that way, go the other way. I don't want him to change his style. He's capable of hitting the other way, I don't want him to force it."

• Koji Uehara pitched on both Friday and Saturday night. It's only the third time this season that Uehara has pitched in back-to-back games. Uehara gave up a two-run home run to Casey Kotchman on Friday night, but pitched a scoreless eighth on Saturday. Washington said he wanted to get Uehara back out there to regain his confidence.

• Third baseman Adrian Beltre was the Rangers Player of the Month for August, hitting .500 (20-for-40) with six doubles, seven home runs and 15 RBIs in his last 10 games.