L – Eyre (0-2)
7-19, 9.0 GB
Making his sixth start of the fall, Willie Eyre yielded two unearned runs in 4.2 innings.
In 20.2 Fall League innings, the 30-year-old Eyre – who is returning from Tommy John surgery – has allowed 22 hits, walked seven, and struck out 28. He has posted a 5.23 ERA.
Chad Tracy got the start at first base and singled once in four at-bats.
Left-hander Beau Jones surrendered one run in one inning pitched.
Brandon Boggs (.194/.333/.323 in 31 at-bats) was 0-for-2 with three walks. He has seven free passes and 14 strikeouts in nine games.
Ben Harrison (.292/.361/.523 in 65 at-bats) had a huge game on Thursday, going 4-for-5 with two doubles and a home run.
Catcher Max Ramirez singled once in five at-bats.
AZL Rangers coach Juan Pulido allowed one run in 1 1/3 innings of relief.
There were no games on Thursday.
No Rangers appeared on Thursday.
Catcher Kevin Torres and infielder Ramon Vazquez are the only current Rangers in the league. They both play for the Caguas Criollos.
Outfielder Miguel Velazquez is also on the Caguas roster. Velazquez, 20, was the Rangers' 19th round selection in the 2007 MLB Draft. He was suspended for disciplinary reasons after batting .330 in 94 at-bats for the AZL Rangers in '07. After the season, Velazquez was placed on the restricted list and he has yet to be removed from it. The native of Puerto Rico did not play in 2008.
Subscribe to LoneStarDugout.com today! Only $79.95 brings you one full year of Total Access Pass and all premium content on LoneStarDugout.com, Scout™ Player and Roster Database (including the 'Hot News' at the top of the site), Breaking News and Information, Total Access to all Scout.com Websites, and Player Pages, detailing the progress and careers of players from high school, the minors, and the pro ranks.
Sample the LoneStarDugout.com Total Access Pass™ at no risk for 7 days, then pay only $7.95 or $21.95. If you want to save 2 months off the monthly subscription price, simply choose the annual LoneStarDugout.com Total Access Pass™ at $79.95.