12-20-1, 9.5 GB
A trio of Rangers prospects helped carry the CaneFires to a victory on Tuesday afternoon.
Leadoff hitter Craig Gentry broke out of a lengthy slump with two singles in three at-bats. He also walked and scored three runs.
DH Chad Tracy (.273/.341/.610) was just 1-for-4, but his hit was a two-run home run. The round-tripper was his seventh of the HWB season.
Ian Gac (.312/.393/.602) went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI.
18-12, 1.0 GU
Surprise's lead on the Peoria Javelinas fell to just one game after a loss to Mesa on Tuesday.
Shortstop Elvis Andrus (.333/.385/.438) was 2-for-4 with his fifth stolen base of the AFL season.
John Mayberry also played and went 1-for-4.
Left-handed reliever Danny Herrera tossed a 1-2-3 ninth inning.
DH Jason Botts (.316/.422/.526) singled and walked in four trips to the plate.
No Rangers appeared on Tuesday.
Left fielder Victor Diaz (.129/.229/.419) was 1-for-3 with a walk.
Rangers hurler Robinson Tejeda got the loss in relief for the Aguilas, as he allowed three runs – two earned – on a walk and a hit without recording an out. It was his first outing of the Dominican Winter League season.
Freddy Guzman went 0-for-4 with a walk in his game. The switch-hitter's batting average dropped to .176.
Cibao DH Nelson Cruz had a big day, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, and two runs batted in.
Emerson Frostad hit cleanup and went 0-for-3 in Canada's 6-3 win over Venezuela.
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