Worth noting

• With a loss last night, it is impossible for the Twins to take the season-series against the Rangers. They are 1-4 against the Rangers this season.

• Minnesota's bullpen currently has a 2.04 ERA in their last 11 games, and opponents are hitting just .198 against them. The have walked just 84 batters in nearly 250 innings.

Grace Raynor is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.