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Worth noting

• Nelson Cruz and Adrian Beltre both have at least 20 home runs and 50 RBIs. The only other pair of teammates that have done that are Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion of the Blue Jays.

• Ian Kinsler had hit in 14 straight games against the Orioles before going 0-for-3 on Wednesday night. Kinsler made his third start at designated hitter on Thursday.

• With the Rangers playing a night game on Thursday, right-hander Justin Grimm flew ahead of the team to Detroit. Grimm pitches on Friday.

T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for Read his blog, Postcards from Elysian Fields, and follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger.
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