He was thrown out on another bunt attempt in the seventh with a runner on first and no outs, and Texas trailing 4-2.
Rays manager Kevin Cash was ejected by plate umpire Bruce Dreckman in the second for arguing after Avisail Garcia took a called third strike.
Rays two-way player Brendan McKay could hit before the All-Star break. “If there’s an opportunity to get him in there where we feel it’s a fit with his workload we’ll do that,” manager Kevin Cash said. McKay allowed one hit in six innings Saturday to get the win in his debut against Texas and is scheduled to pitch against the New York Yankees Friday night.
Rangers: 2B Rougned Odor, hurt Friday running the bases, was scratched due to lingering left hamstring tightness but pinch-hit in the ninth. … 3B Asdrubal Cabrera sat out with lower back tightness.
Rangers: AL ERA leader Mike Minor (8-4, 2.40) will face Los Angeles Angels LHP Jose Suarez (2-1) Monday night. Minor has gone eight-or-more innings, including a complete game Wednesday at Detroit, while allowing one run in two straight starts.
Rays: A starter for Monday night’s game against Baltimore has not been announced. Orioles RHP Dylan Bundy (3-10) looks to stop a four-game skid in which he has allowed 15 runs over 20 1/3 innings.
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