TEXAS RANGERS MINOR LEAGUE REPORT SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2022
ORGANIZATIONAL RECORD: 286-246 (.538), 6th-best in MLB
8/5 Transactions: Kellen Strahm reinstated from 7-Day IL (Frisco)
ROUND ROCK EXPRESS – L, 6-5 AT SUGAR LAND
Triple-A, Pacific Coast League (55-48, 3rd, 7.0 GB)
Round Rock lost another one-run game to Sugar Land last night…LHP Kolby Allard (4.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R-ER, BB, 6 SO) recorded 6+ SO for the sixth time in his last 7 starts at Triple-A…RF Josh Sale recorded his second 3-hit game of the season (3-4, 2B, 2 R)…DH Sam Huff (2-5, HR, 3 RBI, R) and 3B Andy Ibanez (2-5, HR, 2 RBI, R) each homered in the game…Round Rock will look to bounce back from back-to-back one run losses tonight.
FRISCO ROUGHRIDERS – W, 6-5 VS AMARILLO
Double-A, Texas League (55-45, 1st, 2.0 GA)
Frisco extended its win streak to 6 games with a 6-5 win over Amarillo last night…3B Justin Foscue got things rolling for the RoughRiders, hitting a solo-HR in the second inning (1-4, HR)…RF Aaron Zavala continues to impress since being promoted from Hickory as he went 3-for-4 with a 2B, RBI, and a R…he is slashing .429/.538/.810/1.348 in his first 6 G with Frisco…1B Blaine Crim also recorded a 3-hit game (3-4, R)…RHP Jack Leiter took a no-decision after turning in a 5.0 inning start (5.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R-ER, 3 BB, 4 SO)…Frisco will look to extend their winning streak to 7 G tonight at 7:05 p.m.
HICKORY CRAWDADS – L, 9-7 VS ASHEVILLE
High-A, South Atlantic League (53-47, 3rd, 10.0 GB)
The Crawdads fell to Asheville 9-7 on Friday night…CF Evan Carter led the offense for Hickory, smashing out three hits including a double and driving in two RBI…1B Cristian Inoa (2-4, RBI, R) extended his hitting streak to 11 G, extending his season high…he is hitting 19-43 (.442) with 4 HR and 19 RBI during the span…LF Alejandro Osuna (1-4, HR, RBI, 2 R) has recorded one hit in all three games of the series.
Hickory, the Texas Rangers’ High-A affiliate, will return to the diamond for game five of the series tonight at 6:00 p.m.
DOWN EAST WOOD DUCKS – W, 10-9 VS FREDERICKSBURG
Low-A, Carolina League (49-50, 4th, 7.0 GB)
The Wood Ducks were victorious in extra innings thanks to a game-winning, 2-out, RBI single from LF Zion Bannister in the 10th inning…DH Daniel Mateo led the Wood Ducks offense, who went 3-for-5 with a 3B, RBI, and a R out of the leadoff spot…Mateo is slashing .393/.379/.536/.915 during his six-game hit streak…starter RHP Gavin Collyer had a season-high 9 SO in his start for Down East (4.1, IP, 6 H, 3 R-ER, 2 BB)…The Wood Ducks will look to clinch at least a series split with a win today.
ACL RANGERS – W, 9-2 AT ACL DODGERS
Arizona Complex League West (29-13, 1st, 7.0 GA)
The ACL Rangers score 4 of their 9 R in the last two innings to pull away from the ACL Dodgers last night…3B Josh Jung homered and had 2 RBI and 2 BB in a 1-for-3 outing as he continues his rehab assignment in Arizona…SS Danyer Cueva (2-4, HR, RBI, 2 R) recorded his 17th multi-hit game in 35 games played this season…LF Yeison Morrobel recorded his fourth straight multi-hit game to begin August (2-5, 2B, 2 R)…The ACL Rangers will take on the ACL Royals today at 1:00 p.m.
From Texas Rangers PR staff reports