Worth noting

• The Rangers released pitcher Chris Schwinden at Triple-A Round Rock.

• Round Rock pitcher Miles Mikolas stepped into the rotation and made his first start since 2009 for the Express on Friday. He pitched five scoreless innings, allowing two hits and no walks with five strikeouts against Triple-A New Orleans.

• The Rangers had three errors on Friday night after making three total in their first eight games on the road trip.

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.