Game #1 in the Texas league Championship has Mike Napoli hitting cleanup and catching for Frisco. With Engel Beltre on 2ndbase and 2 outs in the top of the 1st, Napoli....grounds out 4-3.
Nick Tepesch gives up a 2-out solo homerun in the bottom of the 2nd. 1-0 Springfield.
That was Cody Buckel.
Didn't know you were going to post the updates and jumped the gun. Carry on.
So it is. My apologies to Nich and Cody.
Thanks to a error and wild pitch, frisco puts runners on 3rd & 2nd in the top of the 3rd, but Leury Garcia and Chris McGuiness both strikeout.
In his 2nd at bat leading off the top of the 4th, Mike Napoli....K's.
Having a tough time following two games tonight. lol
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers aren't renewing the contracts of three minor league coaches.
Hitting coaches Brant Brown from Triple-A Round Rock and Julio Garcia from High-A Myrtle Beach won't return to the organization next season. The Rangers also said Tuesday that the contract of Round Rock pitching coach Terry Clark wouldn't be renewed.
Brown had been in the Rangers organization six seasons, going to Round Rock this year after the previous three at Double-A Frisco.
Garcia, once a bullpen catcher for the Rangers, just finished the second season of his second stint at Myrtle Beach.
Clark spent the last four years as the Triple-A pitching coach for Texas.
Top of the 2nd in Springfield: Mike Napoli K's to lead off the inning.
Top of the 3rd in Springfield: Jared Hoying reaches on error. Jared Prince is HBP. Guilder Rodriguez sac bunts them up. Engel Beltre hits a RBI groundout. 1-0 Frisco.
Top of the 5th in Springfield: With 2 outs Jared Prince singles, goes to 2nd on a wild pitch, and scores on Guilder Rodriguez's single. 2-0 Frisco.
Top of the 6th: Mike Napoli grounds out 4-3.