Down East scored five runs and then got rained out in the second inning. That sucks.
Hickory had Cole Ragans get the start, and he threw four scoreless before getting in trouble in the fifth and getting pulled. His final line was 2 runs in 4.1 IP with 4 hits, 3 walks and 6 Ks. Mark Parker said Ragans started the game off very strong but started struggling with his command by the fourth, then got knocked out in the fifth.
Jonthan Ornelas had a single and a double, Frainyer Chavez had a double, and Kellen Strahm had two hits.
For Frisco, Hans Crouse started and allowed three runs in four innings of work, allowing five hits, including two home runs, with two walks and six Ks. Blake Bass struck out one in 2.1 scoreless IP, walking two. Fernery Ozuna struck out four in 2.2 IP.
Sherten Apostel had a pair of home runs. Josh Stowers had a double and two home runs. Matt Whatley had a walk, a single and a home run. J.P. Martinez had a single and a double.
Brock Burke had his best start of the year for Round Rock, allowing one run in five innings of work on a solo homer, striking out seven and walking two. Leody Taveras picked up one of the three Express hits on the day.