Worth noting

Worth noting

Rangers manager Ron Washington was out working early with second baseman Cristian Guzman on his double play pivot on Tuesday before the series opener at Seattle. Washington is concerned Guzman is not getting out of there quick enough and taking too many hits from incoming runners. Washington had Guzman work on his footwork. ... Entering Tuesday, Vladimir Guerrero had an RBI in six straight games. Who has the longest such streak in the Majors this season? Jorge Cantu, Guerrero's new teammate. He had 10 straight games with an RBI for the Marlins this year. ... Guerrero's .359 batting average at Safeco Field is the highest for any player with at least 200 plate appearances in this park. His .351 average against the Mariners is the fifth highest for an opponent with a minimum of 150 plate appearances. ... The Rangers' game on Wednesday, Aug. 11, against the Yankees will be broadcast nationally by ESPN. Locally, it will still be on FOX Sports Southwest.