L - Feliz (3-4)
27-32, 0.5 GB
Neftali Feliz threw strikes (50 strikes/22 balls) in five innings on Thursday, but he allowed five runs (four earned) on seven hits. He walked one and struck out three.
At the plate, OKC managed just one run on five hits.
DH Max Ramirez was 2-for-3 with a walk and his eighth double of the season.
Greg Golson singled and drove home the RedHawks' only run.
The game was pushed out of reach when Luis Mendoza surrendered four runs on four hits in just one inning.
L - Hyatt (0-4)
25-31, 7.0 GB
Matt Harrison needed 77 pitches to complete four innings in his rehab start. He gave up three hits and walked three batters, but surrendered just one run in the start.
Leadoff hitter Craig Gentry had another big day, going 2-for-4 with a walk, three stolen bases, and an outfield assist. Gentry has yet to be caught in 24 attempts this season.
Left fielder Tim Smith was 2-for-4 with his third Double-A double. He also stole his third base since being promoted.
Third baseman John Whittleman suffered the golden sombrero.
L - Gomez (2-5)
HR - Gomez (10)
Kennil Gomez gave up seven runs—four earned—on eight hits in six innings. He walked two and struck out eight.
Left-hander Glenn Swanson was re-promoted to High-A, and he surrendered one run in two innings, striking out three in the game.
Arizona State product Dustin Brader surrendered four runs on five hits in one inning. The appearance was his first of the season with a Rangers affiliate.
First baseman Mauro Gomez smacked a solo home run in the first inning, his 10th of the year.
Third baseman Jonathan Greene (1/4, 2B) hit his 13th double.
L - Perez (2-4)
28-30, 6.0 GB
Martin Perez cruised through three scoreless innings, but he walked the first three batters he faced in the fourth and ended up surrendering six runs in the frame.
In all Perez, allowed six runs (three earned) on three hits in 3.2 innings. He allowed only three hits while walking five and striking out three.
Third baseman Matt West (.249/.336/.344) singled twice in four at-bats.
Jake Brigham finished the game by allowing just a solo home run in three innings of work. He gave up four hits, walked one, and punched out three.
L - Rojas (1-1)
Francisco Mendoza was the performer of the day for the DSL Rangers1, as he hurled three scoreless innings. The right-hander scattered four hits while walking one and striking out two.
The team had just four hits in the game, but two of them were doubles.
The two-baggers came from SS Julio Payano (1/4, 2B) and RF Edward Ceballo (1/4, 2B).
W - Herrera (1-0)
HR - Moreno (1)
Lanky starting pitcher Roberto Perez, who is listed at 6-foot-4, 150 pounds, tossed three scoreless innings, giving up four hits. He fanned two without walking a batter.
Reliever Hector Herrera struck out four in two hitless innings.
Designated hitter Miguel Moreno smacked a solo home run, his first of the season.
Francisco Lugo (2/4) and Esdras Abreu (2/4, 2B) both had a pair of hits.
Second baseman Santiago Chirino was 1-for-4 with a triple and two runs batted in.
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