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• The Rangers have extended their working agreement with Class A Spokane of the Northwest League through 2014. Spokane is owned by Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett and his brothers Bobby and J.B.

• Pitching coach Mike Maddux turned 51 on Monday and infielder Mike Olt turned 24.

• Rangers manager Ron Washington still makes his offseason home in New Orleans in the same house that was hit hard by Hurricane Katrina seven years ago. Now tropical storm Isaac is headed to New Orleans, but Washington is not concerned. Said Washington, "This is not Katrina. There is only one Katrina. She was a ... This is Isaac. He might be a punk."

• The Rangers have extended their working agreement with Class A Spokane of the Northwest League through 2014. Spokane is owned by Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett and his brothers Bobby and J.B.

• Pitching coach Mike Maddux turned 51 on Monday and infielder Mike Olt turned 24.

• Rangers manager Ron Washington still makes his offseason home in New Orleans in the same house that was hit hard by Hurricane Katrina seven years ago. Now tropical storm Isaac is headed to New Orleans, but Washington is not concerned. Said Washington, "This is not Katrina. There is only one Katrina. She was a ... This is Isaac. He might be a punk."