TEXAS RANGERS MINOR LEAGUE REPORT TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021
Organizational Record: 148-139 (.516)
ROUND ROCK EXPRESS – W, 7-5 AT SACRAMENTO
Triple-A West, East Division (32-33, 3rd, -5.5 GB)
Today’s Probable Starter: LHP Brock Burke
Round Rock rallied in the late innings on Monday night, scoring 4 runs in the 8th and 9th frames to secure a 7-5 victory over Sacramento. 1B Curtis Terry went 2-for-4 with a HR, 2B, and 3 RBI – hitting a game-tying 2-run blast in the 8th inning – and LF Delino DeShields scored the go-ahead run on an error in the 9th after a 2-out double. Terry, the organization’s HR leader with 17, has gone deep in 2 of his last 3 G and ranks among Triple-A West leaders in RBI (2nd, 53) and HR (T3rd, 17). DH Yohel Pozo extended his hit and RBI streak to 4 games with a run-scoring single in the 9th to make it 9-7. Starter LHP Hyeon-jong Yang took no decision (5.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R-ER, 1 BB, 6 SO) despite recording his most strikeouts since going to Triple-A. RHP Jimmy Herget worked a scoreless 9th for his 3rd save, lowering his season ERA to 1.95.
FRISCO ROUGHRIDERS – OFF DAY
Double-A Central, South Division (39-27, 1st, +5.0 GA)
Today’s Probable Starter: LHP Jake Latz
Frisco was off on Monday and will open a 6-game road series against the Amarillo Sod Poodles tonight.
HICKORY CRAWDADS – OFF DAY
High-A East, South Division (28-38, 6th, -17.0 GB)
Today’s Probable Starter: RHP Justin Slaten
Following Monday’s off day, the Crawdads are scheduled to begin a 6-game road series against the Asheville Tourists tonight.
DOWN EAST WOOD DUCKS – OFF DAY
Low-A East, Central Division (36-29, 2nd, -4.0 GB)
Today’s Probable Starter: RHP Gavin Collyer
The Woodies had a scheduled day off on Monday and will return to action tonight against the Carolina Mudcats in Zebulon, N.C.
ACL RANGERS – L, 14-2 VS ACL ROYALS BLUE
Arizona Complex League West (5-8, 4th, -5.0 GB)
Today’s Probable Starter: RHP Damian Mendoza
The ACL Rangers lost to the ACL Royals Blue on Monday, 14-2. The Rangers collected 10 hits, but went 0-for-5 with runners in scoring position. The team scored twice in the 4th inning on a wild pitch and a sac fly by DH Yosy Galan to plate CF Zion Bannister (2-for-4, 2B). Bannister is batting .303 (10- 33) over his last 8 games. LF Ronier Lascarro (2-for-3) joined Bannister with a multi-hit game, as he is batting .353 (6-17) thru 6 G to open his season, with hits in each of his last 4 contests. Despite the 14 runs allowed, the Rangers pitching staff racked up 14 strikeouts, as the team’s 169 strikeouts rank as 2nd-most in the league behind the ACL Reds (186)