The AA Frisco RoughRiders are facing the Arkansas Travelers. RHP Justin Grimm out of the University of Georgia will be on the hill. In his last start Grimm went 6.1 innings allowing 1 run on 4 hits 2 walks and tallied 2 strikeouts. He is 2-0 on the year with an ERA of 0.77. The ‘Riders are 7-3 on the year and are in 1st place in the Texas League North. This is the ‘Riders game 11.
In Myrtle Beach the Advanced A Pelicans are starting a three game home series against the White Sox affiliated White Sox affiliated Winston Salem Dash. Venezuelan prospect Wilmer Font will once again get the start as he works on coming back from an injury that had him out of the entire 2011 series. His first start was just a single inning. The Pelicans are 4-5 on the year, this is game 10 for the Pelicans.
Hickory Crawdads will be facing the Kannapolis Intimidators in class A call today. Coming off losing a three game set to the Asheville Tourists the ‘Dads are turning to Luke Jackson to score a win. Jackson is going for his 3rd start of the year. His last outing was on April 11 against the Greenville Drive where he got a no decision. In that game he pitched 4.0 innings that included 2 runs on 2 hits, along with 4 walks and 7 strikeouts. Hickory is 6-5 on after this past weekend. Tonight’s game is number 12 for the team.
Good luck pitchers.
As Always, Go Rangers.