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Minor League Report: Thursday’s Northwest League and Texas Rangers affiliates results

From staff reports

Around the Northwest League and Texas Rangers affiliates for Thursday’s games.

Northwest League

Spokane 5, Tri-City 3: Isaias Quiroz hit a broken-bat single to plate the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Indians (2-0) handled the visiting Dust Devils (0-2).

Diosbel Arias went 3 for 4 with an RBI and run and Cristian Inoa went 2 for 4 with an RBI.

Starter Seth Nordlin struck out eight over 6.1 innings and allowed three runs in seven hits and a walk. Emmanuel Clase (1-1) allowed a hit and a walk with two strikeouts over two shutout innings.

J.P. Martinez (3): 0 for 5, 3 K

Eugene 3, Salem-Keizer 2: Fernando Kelli went 2 for 3 with two RBIs and two stolen bases and the Emeralds (2-1) beat the visiting Volcanoes (1-2). Kelli leads the circuit with 22 stolen bases. Yan Del La Cruz struck out three over two innings for his first save.

Everett 3, Vancouver 2: Troy Dixon hit a walk-off homer and the AquaSox (2-1) edged the visiting Canadians (1-2). Dixon went 2 for 3 with two RBIs. McGregory Contreras hit a pair of homers for Vancouver.

Hillsboro 5, Boise 2: Jose Caballero hit a two-run home run and the Hops (2-1) topped the visiting Hawks (1-2). Tra Holmes went 2 for 4 with a run and his 19th stolen base for Hillsboro.

Texas Rangers affiliates

Top 30 prospect ranks in parenthesis.

Round Rock (AAA) 4, Tacoma 2: Hanser Alberto and Nick Torres delivered run-scoring singles in the eighth inning and the Express (51-53) beat the visiting Rainiers (51-53). Alberto finished 3 for 4 with a run. Tyler Wagner went six innings and allowed one run on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Jeffrey Springs struck out two over two scoreless for the win (1-2).

OF Willie Calhoun (2): DNP

OF Scott Heineman (22): Injured

RHP Jeffrey Springs (28): 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K

Frisco (AA) 6, San Antonio 5: Luis Yander La O went 3 for 4 with two RBIs and the visiting RoughRiders (44-60) beat the Missions (61-42). Destin Hood hit a solo homer, his eighth while Michael De Leon and Carlos Garay added three hits apiece.

RHP Yohander Mendez (16): 5.2 IP, 4 ER, 6 H, 2 BB, 6 K

RHP Jonathan Hernandez (6): DNP

RHP C.D. Pelham (15): DNP

C Jose Trevino (25): Injured

RHP Edgar Arredondo (30): DNP

Lynchburg 3, Down East (High-A) 2 (10): Free base runner Alexis Pantoja scored on a fielder’s choice and the visiting Hillcats (48-53) beat the Wood Ducks (46-59). Ricardo Valencia homered for Down East, his second.

OF Leody Taveras (1): 0 for 4, K, 2 LOB

LHP Joe Palumbo (7): DNP

INF Anderson Tejada (10): 0 for 5, 1 K, 4 LOB

RHP Jason Bahr (14): DNP

INF Brendon Davis (27): 2 for 4, 1 K, 2 LOB

Hickory (Low-A) 5, Greenville 2: Bubba Thompson went 3 for 4 with a run and RBI and the visiting Crawdads (50-51) beat the Drive (43-59). Yohel Pozo added a solo homer for Hickory. A.J. Alexy struck out six over five innings and allowed two runs on seven hits and a walk.

OF Bubba Thompson (9): 3 for 4, 1 R, 1 RBI

RHP Tyler Phillips (13): DNP

OF Pedro Gonzalez (17): DNP

A.J. Alexy (18): 5 IP, 2 ER, 7 H, 1 BB, 6 K

C Sam Huff (21): 0 for 4, 2 K, 2 LOB

RHP Alex Speas (24): DNP

OF Miguel Aparicio (26): 1 for 4, 1 LOB

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