L – Hurley (1-2)
44-43, 2.5 GB
Starter pitcher Eric Hurley allowed four runs on five hits in 5 2/3 innings. He walked four and struck out four.
Second baseman Tim Hulett reached base all five times, going 2-for-2 with two walks and a hit by pitch.
Right fielder Nelson Cruz (2/4), third baseman Kevin West (2/3, BB), and left fielder Kevin Mahar (2/4) also had two hits.
Designated hitter Jason Botts had just one hit, but it was his third triple of the season.
L – Mendoza (9-1)
10-5, 1.0 GU
After being bailed out numerous times by the Frisco offense, it was only fitting that Luis Mendoza (4.69 ERA/.262 BAA) got his first loss of the season after pitching well.
The right-hander scattered eight hits through seven innings, giving up just two runs, one earned. He walked two and struck out five.
Catcher Kevin Richardson was 2-for-3 while Anthony Webster and Emerson Frostad each went 1-for-3 with a double.
L – Walker (3-10)
6-10, 3.0 GB
Chris Davis' season long hitting streak went to 26 games, as he was 2-for-4 with a double, his 26th of the year.
Ace Walker lost despite yielding just three runs – one earned – on eight hits in seven innings. He struck out six without issuing a walk.
L – Coffman (5-5)
6-9, 2.5 GB
Lefty Broc Coffman permitted four runs, two earned, in six innings. He allowed five hits, walked four, and struck out seven.
The slumping Clinton offense was held to just two runs on five hits.
Left fielder Chad Tracy (.269/.331/.438) was 2-for-3 with a walk.
L – Brigham (2-1)
9-9, 3.0 GU
Starting pitcher Jacob Brigham (2.41 ERA/.167 BAA) surrendered two runs – one earned – on three hits in four innings. He walked three and struck out five.
The Indians didn't have any extra base hits and nobody had more than one single.
L – Wilkins (0-2)
6-6, 3.0 GB
Starting pitcher Bobby Wilkins struggled with control, walking three batters in 2 2/3 innings. He allowed three runs on four hits, striking out just one.
Second baseman Matt West had three singles in four at-bats.
Right fielder Miguel Velazquez was 2-for-4 with a stolen base.
W – Boscan (2-0)
The Rangers held the Orioles to no runs on two hits on Friday afternoon in San Pedro de Macoris.
Starting pitcher Wilfredo Boscan (1.05 ERA/.136 BAA) allowed just one hit in six scoreless innings, walking one and striking out five.
Kelvin De Leon (2 IP) and Michael De La Cruz (1 IP) helped combine for the shutout.
Centerfielder Edward Alfonzo (.283/.411/.370) was 1-for-2 with a triple and a base on balls.