Minor League Roundup - 5/25

The Hickory Crawdads were the only Rangers affiliate in action on Tuesday, but they picked up a 4-2 victory over Delmarva. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.

AAA: Oklahoma City - (@) Tacoma – PPD (Rain)
24-20, 1.5 GU

The RedHawks and Rainiers were washed out on Tuesday. They'll play a doubleheader, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Central on Wednesday afternoon. Tommy Hunter and Doug Mathis are the scheduled starters for Oklahoma City.

AA: Frisco – OFF
25-19, 3.0 GU

The Texas League took the day off on Tuesday.

A+: Bakersfield – OFF
18-25, 9.5 GB

Bakersfield also enjoyed an open date on Tuesday.

A: Hickory 4 - Delmarva 2
W - Nelo (1-2)
SV - Hurley (3)
28-18, 2.0 GU

As the only minor league team playing in the Rangers' system on Tuesday, the Hickory Crawdads were victorious, extending their division lead to two games.

Starter Neil Ramirez (5.44 ERA/.281 BAA) allowed six hits and three walks in 5.2 innings, but he limited the Shorebirds to only two runs [one earned].

Miguel Velazquez (1/3, 2B, HBP), Cristian Santana (1/4, 2B) and Ed Koncel (1/3, 2B) all doubled once.

Catcher Zach Zaneski singled twice in three at-bats. He also drove home a run.

Leadoff hitter Leury Garcia had just one single in four at-bats, but he also stole his 24th base of the year. Garcia is on base for approximately 75 steals this season. He also committed his 15th error at shortstop.

The relief trio of Hector Nelo [1.1 IP], Kyle Ocampo [1 IP] and Trevor Hurley [1 IP] closed off the game with 3.1 combined innings of scoreless ball.

Ocampo fanned two in a perfect inning. He hasn't allowed a hit in his last three games, spanning 3.1 innings. The 21-year-old has 22 strikeouts on 20 innings for the year.

Player of the Game: RHP Neil Ramirez
5.2 6 2 1 3 4 0 5.44

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