Worth noting

Worth noting

• Jeff Baker started at second base for the Rangers over utility infielder Garcia on Wednesday. Washington said he wanted to give Baker a chance at the plate against Indians right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez.

• The Rangers placed Michael Kirkman on the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday. He is getting ready to undergo treatments for a recurrence of cutaneous lymphoma on his right triceps and won't be eligible to come off the DL until Aug. 6.

• The Rangers signed third-round pick David Ledbetter on Wednesday. The right-handed pitcher is the twin brother of 19th-round selection Ryan Ledbetter, who signed with the Rangers on Sunday. The Rangers have now signed 12 of their first 13 selections.

T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Postcards from Elysian Fields, and follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger. Master Tesfatsion is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.