Worth noting

Jim Adduci, who is on the disabled list with a fractured pinkie finger on his left hand, is running and throwing, and is hoping to start swinging a bat sometime next week.

• Outfielder Brad Snyder refused his outright assignment and has taken his free agency. He was designated for assignment on Tuesday.

Scott Baker went 6 2/3 innings in relief on Thursday night. It's the fourth time he has pitched five or more innings in relief this season, the most by a Major League pitcher since Tom Bolton did it five times for the Red Sox in 1993. Danny Darwin had four such relief appearances for the Rangers in 1980.


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