Around the Northwest League and the Texas Rangers affiliates for Monday’s games.
Boise 3, Spokane 2: Kennard McDowell went 2 for 3 with an RBI and the visiting Hawks (3-1) edged the Indians (1-3). Spokane starter Seth Nordlin went five innings and allowed one run on two hits and no walks with three strikeouts. Curtis Terry and Miguel Aparicio hit solo homers for Spokane.
Tri-City 8, Salem-Keizer 2: Tre Carter hit hit third homer of the season and the visiting Dust Devils (2-2) handled the Volcanoes (2-2). Michael Curry went 2 for 5 with his first hoem run and Luis Asuncion added three hits, including a pair of doubles.
Eugene 2, Vancouver 0: Ryan Williams allowed three hits and no walks over six innings and the Emeralds (1-3) shut out the visiting Canadians (3-1). Fernando Kelli hit a leadoff home run and Jonathan Sierra added an RBI single in the first inning.
Everett 7, Hillsboro 1: Jake Anchia hit a two-run home run and the AquaSox (1-3) defeated the visiting Hops (3-1). Ryne Ogren drove in a pair and Jheyson Caraballo allowed one run on two hits and two walks over six innings.
Texas Rangers affiliates
Fresno 9, Round Rock 3: A.J. Reed hit his 18th home run of the season, a two-run shot, and the visiting Grizzlies (43-27) beat the Express (30-40). Drew Robinson hit his second homer of the season for Round Rock, a solo homer in the ninth.
Frisco 5, Midland 4: Three runs scored on an error by the first baseman in the top of the ninth and the visiting RoughRiders (24-46) held on to bet the RockHounds (33-36). Luis Yander La O went 3 for 4 with an RBI for Frisco.
Down East: The Wood Ducks were off due to the North vs. South All-Star Game break.
Hickory: The Crawdads were off due to the North vs. South All-Star Game break.
Texas Rangers prospects
Former Spokane infielder Isaiah Kiner-Falefa has a new responsibility for the Texas Rangers: Backup catcher.
Kiner-Falefa played second base and shortstop for the Indians in 2014. He caught 33 games between two levels in 2016, 22 games for AA-Frisco in 2017 and three games for AAA Round Rock earlier this season.
The MLB rookie is hitting .241/.321/.345 with two homers, 20 RBIs and five stolen bases in 56 games for the Rangers this season.
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