Worth noting

• The Rangers have signed their 24th-round Draft pick, right-handed pitcher Austin Pettibone from UC Santa Barbara. They have 22 of 40 Draft picks under contract.

Colby Lewis' earned his 49th win with the Rangers on Monday. That ties for Matt Harrison and Derek Holland for 12th all-time in club history. Doc Medich is next with 50.

• Outfielder Engel Beltre, who has been on the disabled list all season while recovering from a stress fracture in his right leg, is taking live batting practice in Arizona and is close to being assigned to a Minor League team.

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.