Minor League Roundup - 9/4

The Spokane Indians were the affiliate in the Rangers organization in action on Tuesday night. Mitch Moreland's four hits and an outstanding effort from the bullpen helped to propel the Indians to a 10-2 victory over the Yakima Bears.

AAA: Oklahoma – Season Over
71-72, 3.5 GB

AA: Frisco – Playoffs begin Wednesday
38-32, 4.5 GB

A+: Bakersfield – Season Over
28-42, 15.0 GB

A: Clinton – Playoffs begin Wednesday
29-41, 11.0 GB

SSA: Spokane 10 – Yakima 2
W – Falcon (5-2)
33-41, 3.5 GB

Starting pitcher Michael Main was nailed by a line drive off the bat of Yakima centerfielder Evan Frey, who was the first batter of the game. Main was pulled from the game, but it was considered to be a precautionary move and the injury is not believed to be serious.

Left-hander Ryan Falcon entered and did an admirable job, as he surrendered only one run on six hits in 4 1/3 innings. He walked none and struck out three.

The previously scuffling Mitch Moreland helped carry the offense to a 10 run output on Tuesday. Moreland was 4-for-5 with a double and three runs batted in.

Engel Beltre (2/4), Matt Lawson (2/5), and Eric Fry (2/4) also had multiple hits.

Jordan Stewart (3.2 IP) and Dan Sattler (1 IP) each hurled scoreless relief to close out the victory.

Player of the game: 1B Mitch Moreland
5 2 4 1 0 3 0 0 .267

RK: AZL Rangers – Season Over
12-16, 7.0 GB

DSL: San Pedro Rangers – Season Over
35-34, 17.0 GB

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