• High-A Myrtle Beach clinched the Southern Division first-half title Saturday. Hickory could clinch the Northern Division first-half title with a win Sunday against Delmarva.
• The Rangers have gone 67 straight home series of three games or more without being swept. The last time the Rangers were swept in a four-game series was July 8-10, 2010, against the Orioles at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
• Josh Lindblom became the sixth pitcher in club history to lose a start on his birthday Saturday. It had not happened since Brandon McCarthy lost to the Orioles on July 7, 2007.