Welcome to the Around the Farm. This will highlight some of the game performances on April 8th around the Rangers farm. Let’s start with the RoughRiders.

Frisco RoughRiders (3-1)

You may have heard that the Frisco RoughRiders placed Opening Day starter, Brock Burke on the 7-day IL.

They added RHP Edgar Arredondo who pitched 6.1 innings, allowed 2 runs on 6 hits, 2 walks and 4 SO. His ERA is 2.84.

The RoughRiders won this one big

Local product, Preston Beck knocked 2 baseballs out of the park yesterday. He was 3-2 with a home run and 3 RBI, 2 runs and a walk. His AVG is .368.

Charles Leblanc went 3-5 with 3 RBI and his average is .438.

Andretty Cordero went 3-4 with 2 RBI and 1 walk. His average is .313.

Michael De Leon went 3-4 with 2 runs. His average is now .429.

Others in the line-up each had a hit:

Tony Sanchez was 1-4 .400 AVG

Juremi Profar 1-4, 1 run, 1 BB, 1 SO, .125 AVG

Eliezer Alvarez 1-5, 1 run, 2 SO, 1 SB .200 AVG

LeDarius Clark had a Fielding error.

It’s amazing what a good game can do to the batting average, especially so early in the season.

Nashville Sounds (1-4)

The Sounds lost 6-5 to the Iowa Cubs.

Right-handed pitcher, Phillips Valdez got the start for the Sounds and pitched 3 innings. Two unearned runs scored, thanks to his throwing error. He allowed 2 Hits and struck out 5 and threw 49 pitches, 33 for strikes.

Photo Credit: daniel.photography23 via Instagram
Photo Credit: daniel.photography23 via Instagram

CD Pelham, LHP,?pitched 2 innings in relief and allowed 1 run on hit 1 hit, 1 BB and had a strikeout as well. His ERA is an even 3.

Guerrieri took the loss as he allowed 3 runs on 4 hits in 1.2 innings.

Brady Feigl, LHP, pitched 2.1 scoreless only giving up 1 hit and struck out 4.

Eli White went 1-3, 1 run, 1 BB, 1 SO, .375 AVG

Andy Ib??ez had a day, going 3-4 with an RBI, 1 run, 1 BB, 1 SO, .750 AVG

Willie Calhoun went 2-5 with a run and 1 SO, .235 AVG

Matt Davidson went 2-5 with a run and 3 SO, .250 AVG

Danny Santana went 2-4 with 2 RBI, .400 AVG

Jose Trevino went 1-4 with a run, 1 BB and a SO. He is only hitting .118.


Down East Wood Ducks (3-2)

The Wood Ducks won this game by a final of 12-4 as the line-up just exploded. They scored runs in multiple innings but scored 6 runs in the bottom of the 4th.

Noah Bremer, RHP, started and pitched 4.2 innings. He allowed 4 runs on 4 hits, walked 1 and struck out 5. His ERA is 7.71.

Alex Eubanks, RHP, pitched 2.1 scoreless innings and got the win. He allowed 2 hits, walked 1 and struck out 3. His ERA is now 8.31.

Peter Fairbanks and Emmanuel Clase both pitched scoreless innings.

Everyone in the line-up had at least 1 hit. I won’t list everyone but here are some notable ones.

Eric Jenkins went 2-5 with 1 RBI, 2 SO, .263 AVG

Bubba Thompson went 1-5, .158 AVG

Leody Taveras went 1-4 with 2 runs, 1 BB, 1 SO. He is hitting .500

Anderson Tejeda went 2-4 with a run, 1 walk and 2 SO. He is hitting .333.

Hickory Crawdads

The game was postponed and they are playing a double header today.


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