• With right-hander Chris Tillman on the mound for the Orioles, Thursday marked the 17th straight game that the Rangers had faced a right-handed starter. That streak will continue for three days against the Indians with right-handers Trevor Bauer, Josh Tomlin and Justin Masterson on the mound. On Monday, the Indians are scheduled to pitch left-hander T.J. House.
• The Marlins are expected to pitch right-handers Tom Koehler and Jacob Turner in the two-game series against the Rangers that starts Tuesday.
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.