Worth noting

Worth noting

• Although the Rangers continue to search for offensive help before Wednesday's 3 p.m. CT Trade Deadline, general manager Jon Daniels said Tuesday afternoon, "I'm not expecting much to come to pass before the deadline. We'll see."

• Monday marked only the second time in club history the Rangers have won a game by hitting a game-tying and a game-winning home run in the ninth inning. The other was Sept. 20, 1985, when Bobby Jones and Ellis Valentine hit back-to-back home runs to beat the Mariners.

• Soto was the first Rangers catcher to hit a walk-off home run since Rod Barajas on May 22, 2004, against Tom Gordon of the Yankees.

• Class A Myrtle Beach right-hander Luke Jackson was named the Carolina League Pitcher of the Week. He is 9-4 with a 2.41 ERA in 19 starts this season.

• Outfielder Jario Beras of the Arizona Rookie League Rangers has a broken bone in his left hand and will be sidelined six to eight weeks.

• Outfielder Lewis Brinson, who was the Rangers No. 1 Draft pick in 2012, has been placed on the disabled list at Class A Hickory. Brinson was hit on the head by a pitch Monday night.


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