• Manny Ramirez hit his second home run for Triple-A Round Rock on Friday night. He went 3-for-5 and hit a go-ahead homer in the ninth in Round Rock's 7-6 win over Omaha.
• Outfielder Craig Gentry, who is on the disabled list with a fractured left hand, is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Frisco on Sunday. Jeff Baker, who is on the DL with a sprained right thumb, will stay with the Rangers on Sunday to continue taking batting practice, but he should join Gentry over the next few days.
• Adrian Beltre's 13-game hitting streak came to an end on Friday, when he went 0-for-4.
• Washington isn't happy with his team's inability to drop sacrifice bunts but said that the Rangers aren't the only ones having that problem.
Said Washington: "I've never seen such lousy bunting. I'm not talking about just my team. It's everywhere."
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