A full slate of games, including a doubleheader for the Wood Ducks...
Game one for Down East saw an appearance from Destin Dotson, who threw 1.1 IP, allowed two runs on two hits and a walk, and struck out two batters.
Angel Aponte was a triple shy of the cycle. Alejandro Osuna had a single and a homer. Keyber Rodriguez had a double. Dustin Harris had a pair of walks and a stolen base. Jayce Easley had a hit, a walk and a stolen base. Keithron Moss had a walk.
In the second game, Feliciano Serrano threw five innings, allowing one run on a solo home run, walked a batter, and struck out seven. Teodoro Ortega threw two shutout innings.
Dustin Harris homered. Keyber Rodriguez had a pair of hits. Luisangel Acuna had a single and a pair of steals. Thomas Saggese had a pair of walks.
Chad Bradford started for Hickory on Thursday. Bradford allowed seven runs in 4.2 IP, striking out eight and walking two. If you check out the box score you will see that Josh Smith pitched — however, that’s not the Josh Smith the Rangers acquired in the Joey Gallo deal. That’s a different Josh Smith.
David Garcia was three for four. Justin Foscue had a single and a triple in five at bats, after Wednesday’s really bad day. Jonathan Ornelas homered. Jake Guenther double. Frainyer Chavez walked and had a hit.
Yerry Rodriguez took the mound for Frisco and was dominating — he threw six shutout innings with 11 Ks and no walks, allowing just three hits. Cole Uvila struck out two in 0.2 IP.
Bubba Thompson had a pair of hits. Josh Jung had a hit and a walk. Sam Huff had a hit. Anderson Tejeda had a pair of a hits and a walk.
The Express got five innings of one run ball (via a solo home run) from Collin Wiles, who has been mentioned by Chris Woodward as someone in Round Rock who could get a look at some point in the big leagues. Joe Gatto threw two shutout innings, striking out two. Scott Engler and Jacob Lemoine each had a scoreless inning of work.
Nick Solak was one for four. Yohel Pozo was three for four with a home run.
The ACL Rangers had a seven inning game against the Mariners on Thursday. Winston Santos and Juan Mejia each went three innings and struck out four batters. Daniel Mateo had a pair of hits. Junior Paniagua and Zion Bannister each had hits. Catcher Efrenyer Narvaez went two for three with a home run, and now has a 990 OPS on the year.