• In 2012 the Rangers (6.0) and Angels (5.8) combined for the second-most runs in any season series. Only the Indians (6.3) vs. Royals (5.7) combined for more.
• Minor League catcher Carlos Ramirez has been handed a 50-game suspension without pay for a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Ramirez is on the roster of the Double-A Arkansas Travelers of the Texas League. A 25-year-old native of Tucson, taken in the eighth round of the 2009 Draft, Ramirez hit .204 for Arkansas in 85 games last year with two homers and 25 RBIs. He attended Arizona State. He is a .269 hitter in 291 Minor League games.