Worth noting

• Catcher Robinson Chirinos was scratched from Friday's lineup with a stomach virus. No word yet if he can start on Saturday.

• Pitcher Martin Perez was the Rangers Player of the Month for April. He was 4-1 with a 2.95 ERA in six starts. He led the league in shutouts and complete games.

Jurickson Profar, who is on the disabled list with a torn muscle in his right shoulder, started hitting off a tee on Friday. He is expected to start a throwing program next week.

• Rangers outfielder Michael Choice is scheduled to visit Major League Baseball's Urban Youth Academy on Saturday morning. The academy is located in Compton, about 30 minutes north of Anaheim.

• Class A Hickory third baseman Joey Gallo has 10 home runs, which ties him for the most by any player in both the Majors and the Minor Leagues. White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu leads the Major Leagues with 10 going into Friday's games.

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.