Crawdads Alumni Report March 20

Sunday, March 20

HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY: ­

Ronald Guzman (’13-’15, 1B/ Texas) had two hits, including a two-run triple in the 8th innings during the Rangers 13-6 win over Kansas City. Guzman later scored in the inning.

 

BIRTHDAYS:

Jose Diaz (’07-’08, P) turns 29.

Alejandro Selen (’11-’13, 2B-OF) turns 27.

 

CRAWDADS ALUM IN THE NEWS:

Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News writes that Joey Gallo (’13, 3B/ Texas) gains perspective from former Crawdads manager and current Rangers 3B coach Tony Beasley (’02-’03)

ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark explores the idea of Andrew McCutchen (’06, OF) hitting second in the Pirates lineup.

Robert Emrich of milb.com writes about former minor leaguers, including former Crawdads pitcher Bryan Bullington (’03), adjusting to life while playing in Japan.

 

TEXAS RANGERS:

Kansas City 6 Texas 13 (at San Antonio): Hanser Alberto (’12, 3B- SS/ Texas) 0-3, K; Nomar Mazara (’13-’14, OF/ Texas) 1-2, BB, SB, K; Josh Morgan (’15, 3B-SS/ Texas) 0-1, R, RBI; Drew Robinson ’12, 3B/ Texas) 0-3, 2 K; Ryan Rua (’13, 2B/ Texas) 0-3, R, K; Jose Trevino (’15, C/ Texas) 0-0, BB, R; Alex Claudio (’13, P/ Texas) 1/3 IP.

 Texas 1 Arizona 11: Zach Cone (’12, ’14, OF/ Texas) 0-4, 2 K; Michael De Leon (’14-’15, SS/ Texas) 1-1, 2B, RBI; Joey Gallo (’13, 3B/ Texas) 0-3, K, PO; Isiah Kiner-Falefa (’14-’15, IF/ Texas) 0-1, K; Rougned Odor (’12, 2B/ Texas) 2-3, 2B, K; Jeff Springs (’15, P/ Texas) 1.2 IP, 3 BB.

 

CACTUS LEAGUE:

Chicago Cubs 5 Cleveland 10: Justin Grimm (’11, P/ Chicago) 2/3 IP, 2 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 1 HR, loss (0-1); Carl Edwards, Jr. (’13, P/ Chicago) 1 IP, 1 BB, 2 K.

Los Angeles Dodgers 2 Chicago White Sox 4: Leury Garcia (’09-’10, SS/ Chicago) 0-1.

Milwaukee 7 LA Angels 15: Alex Presley (’06, OF/ Seattle) 1-2, BB, R.

Seattle 4 Kansas City 5: Luis Sardinas (’12, SS/ Seattle) 0-4, 2 K; Joe Wieland (’09-’10, P/ Seattle) 3 IP, 4 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, loss (0-1).

 

GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE:

St. Louis 1 Boston 3 (5): Robbie Ross (’10, P/ Boston) 1/3 IP, 1 H.

 

COLLEGES:

Chico St. 12 Cal State Los Angeles 0 (6-16, 5-6 CCAA): Chris Hernandez (’04, P/ Pitching Coach, CSULA)

Miami (OH) 3 Richmond 10 (12-8): Tracy Woodson (’99. Manager/ Head Coach/ UR)

Oakland (MI) 0 (7-10, 1-1 Horizon) Illinois-Chicago 6: John Musachio (’97, P/ Head Coach OU)

Scranton 11 Elizabethtown (PA) 8 (Game 1) / Scranton 1 Elizabethtown (PA) 15 (7-8, 1-1 Landmark) (Game 2): Cliff Smith (’05, P/ Head Coach, EC)

Southwestern Christian 4 Oklahoma City 7 (21-9, 5-1 Sooner): Bobby Spain (’08, 3B/ Asst. Coach/ OCU)

South Dakota St. 3 Oral Roberts 13 (9-9, 1-1 Summit): Sean Snedeker (’96-’98, Pitching Coach/ Pitching Coach ORU)

Truman St. (MO) 0 Augustana (SD) 8 (Game 1)/ Truman St. 9 Augustana (SD) 8 (7-6) (Game 2): Juan Thomas (’93, 1B/ Volunteer Asst., AU)

Valparaiso 6 (6-11, 2-0 Horizon) Northern Kentucky 4: Brian Schmack (’96, P/ Head Coach, Valpo)

Winnipeg 0 Morningside (IA) 7 (15-5) (Game 1) Brian Drent (’95, OF/ Head Coach MU)

 

JUNIOR COLLEGES:

Sacramento City 8 (16-3, 4-0 Big 8) Modesto 0: Pete Pryor (’96, 1B/ Asst. Coach, SCC)

 

HIGH SCHOOLS:

Ephrata 2 Prosser (WA) 12 (Game 1) / Ephrata 1 (0-4, 0-2 Central Washington 2A) Prosser 8 (WA) (Game 2): Steve Schorzman (’98, P/ Head Coach, PHS)  

Foothill (NV) 2 (3-4) Westlake (UT) 3 (Desert Hills Tournament): Denny Crine (’95, P/ Asst. Coach, FHS)

North Kitsap (WA) 6 (2-1) Lynden 11: Jared Prince (’10, OF/ Asst. Coach, NKHS)  

River Bluff (SC) 10 (8-2) AC Flora 11: Doug Bearden (’95-’96, IF/ Asst. Coach, RBHS)

St. Stanislaus College Prep (MS) 14 (4-4) Heidelburg 0: Brad Corley (’06, OF/ Asst. Coach, SSC)

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