9-19-1, 10.5 GB
First baseman Ian Gac (.321/.409/.654) continued his mastery of Hawaii Winter Baseball with a 2-for-3 evening that included a base on balls.
DH K.C. Herren (.243/.300/.351) also reached base multiple times, going 1-for-3 with a walk.
Craig Gentry saw his average drop to .182 with an 0-for-5 performance.
17-9, 4.0 GU
Left-handed pitcher Matt Harrison improved his AFL record to a perfect 5-0 with four more shutout innings on Thursday. He gave up only one hit, walked two, and struck out five.
Harrison, who now has a 1.23 ERA in 22 innings pitched, has surrendered no runs on two hits over his last four AFL starts, spanning 15 frames.
Right fielder John Mayberry was the only Rangers position player to appear. He was 0-for-3 with a run batted in.
Left fielder Jason Botts went 0-for-2 with two walks and two runs batted in.
La Guaira reliever Kendy Batista struck out two in a scoreless inning. He lowered his ERA to 0.63.
The Dominican Winter League was off on Thursday.
Canadian catcher Emerson Frostad went 0-for-1 at the plate in Team Canada's 5-0 loss to Korea on Wednesday.
In Canada's 18-0 victory over Thailand on Thursday, Frostad went 2-for-5 with two home runs – including a grand slam. He notched a total of seven RBI's on the game.
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