• Class A Spokane clinched a spot in the Northwest League playoffs with a 3-0 win over Everett on Monday night. So far, four of the Rangers' six Minor League teams are guaranteed of reaching the playoffs. The others are Double-A Frisco, Class A Advanced Myrtle Beach and the Arizona Rookie League Rangers.
• Pitcher Jose Ortiz, who has been on the DL since Spring Training due to a broken left foot, is being assigned to Double-A after pitching two scoreless innings over two appearances with the Rookie League Rangers.
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