The Rangers lost to the White Sox on Wednesday in Glendale, 7-0. A close ballgame through 6 frames, the White Sox scored 5 times in the 7th inning to pull away.
Martín Pérez allowing one run over 3.0 innings in his first ‘A’ game appearance since returning to the Rangers. He gave up a 2-out RBI double to Luis Robert in the 3rd inning after a close 2-strike pitch was called a ball to extend the at-bat. Relievers Greg Holland, Garrett Richards and Matt Bush each posted a scoreless inning of work as well.
Jose Trevino had a single and walk while catching 7 innings. Andy Ibáñez doubled in the 2nd inning for the Rangers’ lone extra-base hit on the day, and he was later hit by a pitch. Matt Carpenter and Willie Calhoun both added singles. Nineteen-year-old minor leaguer Evan Carter appeared in an ‘A’ game for the first time in his career.
Dane Dunning started for Triple-A Round Rock in a game on the Surprise back fields today against Omaha (Royals Triple-A). His line: 4.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R-ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 HR, 60 pitches/38 strikes.
The Rangers are scheduled to play a 3:05 p.m. CT game on Thursday against the Dodgers in Surprise. Texas LHP Taylor Hearn (1-0, 1.93) is slated to start against Dodgers RHP Ryan Pepiot (0-1, 13.50). A free audio webcast of tomorrow’s game will be available at texasrangers.com, with the Rangers’ regular radio duo of Eric Nadel and Matt Hicks calling a game together for the first time this spring. Additionally, the Dodgers’ SNLA television broadcast for the game is scheduled to air live in the DFW Metroplex on MLB Network.
From Rangers PR staff reports