• Left-hander Andrew Faulkner, who was 10-1 with a 2.07 ERA in 21 games, including 18 starts, at Class A Myrtle Beach, has been promoted to Double-A Frisco.
• Triple-A Round Rock reliever Phil Klein has not allowed a run in his last 32 1/3 innings. During the streak, opposing hitters are 9-for-41 off him. He has nine walks and 41 strikeouts.
• Williams was the 31st pitcher used by the Rangers this season, a new club record. Nate Adcock has yet to pitch in a game but he would be No. 32.
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