Ron Washington fully endorses Nolan Ryan's prediction of 92 wins: "We should. We should break the 87 wins and add to that. We are a better team, and we believe we are a better team. If they do what they can and we stay healthy, we should win that many games. We can play. I know that. We can play."
Josh Hamilton will do more conditioning work but also will attempt to hit of a tee, his first swings since Saturday. But don't look for him in a game until next week.
Derek Holland went through pitchers fielding practice this morning, one of the last steps to clear him to pitch in a game. He's scheduled to pitch in a game Monday.
Here's today's Rangers lineup: Julio Borbon, cf; Michael Young, 3b; David Murphy, lf; Vladimir Guerrero, dh; Ian Kinsler, 2b; Nelson Cruz, rf; Chris Davis, 1b; Jarrod Saltalamacchia, c; Elvis Andrus, ss.
And the pitchers ... Rangers: Rich Harden, Colby Lewis, Doug Mathis, Tanner Scheppers, Ben Snyder, Pedro Strop, Alexi Ogando. ... Royals: Kyle Davies, Robinson Tejeda, Philip Humber, Anthony Lerew, Matt Herges.
Two executive VPs have left the organization: Andy Silverman, executive VP or sales, has left to become VP of sales and service for the Florida Marlins. Dale Petroskey, executive VP of marketing and development, has left the organization.
-- Jeff Wilson