TEXAS RANGERS MINOR LEAGUE REPORT TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2021
Organizational Record: 102-89 (.534)
Transactions: OF Danny Drullard released (DSL)…INF Michael Chirinos released (DSL)…INF Yanio Perez released (ACL).
ROUND ROCK EXPRESS – W, 9-4 | L, 6-3 AT EL PASO
Triple-A West, East Division (26-21, 2nd, -0.5 GB)
Today’s Probable Starter: RHP Tyson Miller Round Rock split yesterday’s doubleheader at El Paso, outscoring the Chihuahuas 12-to-10 on the day. The Express earned a 9-4 victory in Game 1, a continuation of Sunday’s suspended game, behind standout performances from CF Leody Taveras (3-for-4, HR, 2B, 3 RBI, BB) and 1B Curtis Terry (2- for-4, 2 2B). Taveras has already hit a career-high 10 HR in just 44 G with Round Rock this season, T10th-most HR in Triple-A West. RHP Dennis Santana struck out all 3 BF over 1.0 IP in the 7th, and now has 7 SO/1 BB in 3 G (3.0 IP) for the E-Train. Round Rock was bested in the 7-inning nightcap, 6-3. RHP Tyler Phillips made his 2nd career Triple-A start (3.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R-ER), and C Yohel Pozo (2-for-4, 2 RBI) produced the club’s lone multi-hit showing.
FRISCO ROUGHRIDERS – OFF DAY
Double-A Central, South Division (32-16, 1st, +9.0 GA)
Today’s Probable Starter: RHP Yerry Rodriguez The RoughRiders had a scheduled off day on Monday and will look to extend their 10-G win streak in tonight’s series opener vs. Midland.
HICKORY CRAWDADS – OFF DAY
High-A East, South Division (17-31, 7th, -15.0 GB)
Today’s Probable Starter: RHP Justin Slaten
Following Monday’s off day, Hickory is scheduled to begin a six-game series tonight against the visiting Asheville Tourists.
DOWN EAST WOOD DUCKS – OFF DAY
Low-A East, Central Division (27-20, 2nd, -1.5 GB) Today’s Probable Starter: RHP Gavin Collyer The Woodies were off on Monday prior to embarking on a 12-game road trip featuring stops at Myrtle Beach (6 G) and Fayetteville (6 G).
ACL RANGERS – L, 11-3 VS ACL ROYALS BLUE Arizona Complex League West (0-1, T5th, -1.0 GB)
Today’s Probable Starter: LHP Dylan MacLean
The Arizona Complex League Rangers opened their 2021 season with an 11-3 loss against ACL Royals Blue on Monday night in Surprise. Rehabbing C Sam Huff (0-for-3, BB, R) served as the designated hitter in his 1st official game action since 9/27/20 vs. HOU w/ TEX (274 days). SS Maximo Acosta reached base twice (1B, BB) out of the leadoff spot in his professional debut. Making his stateside debut, CF Daniel Mateo finished 4-for-4 with a triple and double, accounting for 2 of the Rangers’ 4 XBH in the contest. Reliever RHP Michael Brewer fanned 6 of 12 BF in his 1st pro app. (2.2 IP, 1 R-ER).