Worth noting

Joe Saunders, on the disabled list with a bruised left ankle, has been able to throw regular bullpen sessions in Arizona but is still not been able to run at full speed or do significant fielding practice. Until he is able to do that, Saunders will not be ready to pitch on medical rehabilitation assignment.

• The Rangers and the Angels are the only two American League teams that haven't been shut out so far this season. The Rockies are the only National League team.

• Going into Tuesday's games, Rangers relievers had as many wins (6) as their starters.

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.