• The Rangers will honor manager Ron Washington before Tuesday's game with the Brewers. During the current road trip, he passed Bobby Valentine for the most victories by a Rangers manager.
• Adrian Beltre went into Monday's finale against the Astros with four multihit games in five days. He has 45 multihit games this season, second most in the league behind the Angels' Mike Trout with 46. He was also second in the American League with 149 hits, one behind the Tigers' Miguel Cabrera.
• Alex Rios recorded his first outfield assist for the Rangers on Sunday. He has nine for the season, one behind the league leaders.
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.