• The Rangers activated pitcher Alexi Ogando off the disabled list, giving them 36 players in uniform for Tuesday's game. The only four players on the 40-man roster not called up are pitchers Josh Lindblom, Wilmer Font and Roman Mendez and first baseman Chris McGuiness.
• Outfielder Joe Benson, who was designated for assignment on Monday to make room on the 40-man roster, has cleared waivers and been assigned to Triple-A Round Rock.
• Round Rock infielder Mike Bianucci was the final Pacific Coast League Player of the Week. He was 9-for-19 with three home runs and eight RBIs in five games. Round Rock's season ended Monday.
• Joey Gallo finished with 40 home runs this season, 38 with Class A Hickory and two with the Arizona Rookie League Rangers on a rehab assignment. That was the most in the Minors and he is the recipient of the Joe Bauman Award. That goes to the Minor League player with the most home runs and he will be honored at the Winter Meetings. The Rangers record for home runs by a Minor Leaguer is 41 set by Tom Robson is 1974 while at Triple-A Spokane.