Worth noting

• Rangers senior special assistant Don Welke was at Cooperstown, N.Y., for the debut of a new interactive exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. "Diamond Mines" celebrates the contribution of scouts to the game.

• The Rangers' fifth shutout of the season Friday night tied them with five other teams for the Major League lead entering Saturday's games.

• The team's 3.09 ERA (first in the American League) is their lowest in history through 29 games.

• Yu Darvish received his Rangers Player of the Month Award for April in a pregame ceremony Saturday night.

• The Rangers are 9-1 in series openers this season.

Jim Reeves is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.