TEXAS RANGERS MINOR LEAGUE REPORT THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2022
ORGANIZATIONAL RECORD: 279-240 (.538), 6th-best in MLB
8/3 Transactions: James Jones transferred from Frisco to Round Rock. Davis Wendzel returned from rehab, and reinstated from 7-Day IL (Round Rock). Joe Corbett transferred from Round Rock to Frisco.
ROUND ROCK EXPRESS – W, 10-2 AT SUGARLAND
Triple-A, Pacific Coast League (55-46, 3rd, 6.0 GB)
Round Rock used a five-run 6th inning to run away from Sugar Land late…CF Bubba Thompson (2-5, 3B, R), 1B Andy Ibanez (2-4, 2B, RBI, R, BB), LF Steele Walker (2-4, 2 RBI, BB, 2 R) all tallied multi-hit games…Thompson is now on a six-game hit streak…starter RHP Tyson Miller (3.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R-ER, 4 BB, 2 SO) did not factor into the decision…Round Rock will play game three of the series tonight at 7:05 p.m.
FRISCO ROUGHRIDERS – W, 12-5 VS AMARILLO
Double-A, Texas League (53-45, T1st, – GB)
Frisco earned their fourth straight win after blasting four home runs as a team last night in their 12-5 victory over
Amarillo…DH Brad Miller hit a goahead three-run home run in the 7th inning for the RoughRiders (1-4, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, BB)…RF Aaron Zavala (3-5, 2 2B, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R) is 6-14 (.429) with 4 2B, HR, 5 RBI, and 5 BB in his first four games with the team…1B Blaine Crim hit his 14th and 15th HR of the season in a 4-for-5 night (3 RBI, 2
R)…RHP Joe Barlow made his first rehab appearance at Frisco after being transferred from Round Rock yesterday, he grabbed the win after tossing 1.2 scoreless innings with a BB and 3 SO.
Frisco, the Texas Rangers’ Double-A affiliate, will look to secure their fifth straight victory tonight at 7:05 p.m.
HICKORY CRAWDADS – L, 8-7 VS ASHEVILLE
High-A, South Atlantic League (52-46, 3rd, 9.0 GB)
8 of the 9 Hickory hitters recorded a hit in the ball game as the Crawdads fell to Asheville 8-7 last night…DH Evan Carter led the team in hits with a 2-for-4 performance including a 2B, 3 RBI, R, and a BB…CF Jayce Easley (1-3, 2 R, 2 BB) reached base three times…starter LHP Larson Kindreich struggled to find his command as he gave up five walks in two innings pitched (2.0 IP, 3 H, 5 R-ER, 5 BB, 2 SO)…The Crawdads will look to avoid losing the first three games of the series with a win tonight at 6:00 p.m.
DOWN EAST WOOD DUCKS – L, 6-5 VS FREDERICKSBURG
Low-A, Carolina League (47-50, 4th, 9.0 GB)
Down East lost another one run game to Fredericksburg last night by the final score of 6-5…SS Maximo Acosta (2-5, 2B, RBI, R) continues to stay hot at the plate as he has now hit safely in 8 of his last 9 G…2B Cam Cauley (2-3, 2B, R) and 1B-3B Miguel Villarroel (2-3, HR, 2 RBI, R, BB) also had twohit games for the Wood Ducks…starter RHP Winston Santos (4.2 IP, 7 H, 4 R-3 ER, BB, 6 SO, HR) earned a no decision…Down East will look to avoid losing their 7th straight game with a victory tonight at 6:00 p.m.
ACL RANGERS – L, 9-4 VS ACL PADRES
Arizona Complex League West (28-12, 1st, 7.5 GA)
The ACL Rangers had an off day on Wednesday…The Rangers have gone 2-5 since their record long 16 G win streak…Since they broke their winning streak, they have a team batting average of .193 (third worse in the ACL) and a team ERA of 3.92 (10th best in the ACL)…The Rangers will look to find their offensive groove tonight at 8:00 p.m. against the ACL Padres.
From Texas Rangers PR staff reports