Nationals activated 3B Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day disabled list.
Justin Verlander was torched for eight runs in 2 2/3 innings by the Rangers on Thursday.
Fernando Rodney gave up three runs in the ninth to take his third blown save and his second loss Thursday against the Red Sox.
The Yankees indicated after Thursday's game that they're not too concerned about Andy Pettitte's tight left trapezius muscle.
Matt Garza (lat) allowed just two hits, didn't walk anyone and struck out six over six scoreless innings in Thursday's rehab start with Triple-A Iowa.
Jayson Werth's return from the disabled list is expected to be delayed a few days after he felt some slight tightness in his right hamstring during his first rehab game with High-A Potomac Wednesday.
Nationals manager Davey Johnson said he's "probably not that confident" that Ross Detwiler (back) will be able to make his next start.
Joel Hanrahan underwent Tommy John surgery in addition to flexor tendon surgery on his right elbow Thursday.
Derek Jeter (ankle) is close to getting the walking boot on his left foot removed again.
Ryan Vogelsong will make his next scheduled start on Monday against the Nationals.
Bryce Harper (nausea, shoulder, knee) is back in the Nationals' lineup Thursday.
Rangers placed RHP Alexi Ogando on the 15-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis.