Worth noting

Worth noting

Adrian Beltre, the American League Player of the Month for July, hit .381 with five home runs and 21 RBIs in August. It's Beltre's highest batting average in his career for any month.

• Joey Gallo has 40 home runs with Class A Hickory, one shy of tying the Rangers' farm record. He's the first teenager with 40 or more home runs since Dick Simpson in 1962.

• The Rangers have scored two runs in four of their last seven games. They're 3-6 in the last nine games when scoring fewer than two runs after they started the season 3-33.

Master Tesfatsion is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.