Worth noting

• Prior to Friday's game vs. the Rays, right fielder George Springer received his American League Rookie of the Month for May award and left-hander Dallas Keuchel received his league AL Player of the Week award from May 19-25. 

Chris Carter's home run on Thursday was his third in his last two games and seventh in his last 14 games. Carter was in Friday's lineup as the designated hitter.

• Since April 18, center fielder Dexter Fowler leads the AL with a .435 on-base percentage.

Richard Dean is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.