Worth noting

Alexi Ogando has made 17 relief appearances in the Rangers first 30 games. The only two pitchers who had 18 for the Rangers in 30 games were Dale Mohorcic in 1987 and Aaron Fultz in 2003.

Joe Saunders, on the disabled list with a bruised left ankle, will start for Double-A Frisco on medical rehab assignment against Midland on Tuesday at the Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco.

• Pitcher Josh McElwee and outfielder Ryan Cordell have been promoted from extended Spring Training to Class A Hickory.

• The Red Sox rotation is lined up so that Clay Buchholz., Jon Lester and John Lackey will pitch the three-game series with the Rangers next weekend in Arlington.

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.