GAME 121 | 11 AUGUST 2012 | 7:05 P.M. CDT | SECURITY SERVICE FIELD | COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.
ROUND ROCK EXPRESS (53-67) at COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX (65-56)
RADIO: 104.9 FM The Horn ESPN Austin | ONLINE AUDIO: www.espnaustin.com
EXPRESS: LHP Zach Jackson (5-12, 4.79 ERA) | SKY SOX: RHP Jhoulys Chacin (0-0, 0.00 ERA; rehab)
Round Rock continues an eight-game road trip with the second of four-games against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Colorado Rockies). First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. CDT at Security Service Field. This is the only set of the year between the two teams. Last night the Sky Sox jumped on Martin Perez for five runs and took the opener 7-4. The Express have won 10 of their last 16 and 11 of their last 18, the season’s most successful stretch. Round Rock is 29-33 at home, winning seven of the last 12 and eight of the last 14 at The Dell Diamond. Colorado Springs is 34-23 at home and has won eight of its last 11. The Sky Sox are 7-2 in August. Round Rock is fourth in the PCL’s American Southern Division, 16 games behind division-leader Albuquerque. Colorado Springs is second in the Pacific Northern Division, six games behind division-leader Reno.
RADIO GA GA
Tonight’s game airs on The Horn 104.9 FM ESPN Austin. Online audio also is available at www.espnaustin.com. Express Director of Broadcasting Mike Capps handles play-by-play duties.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH
This is the lone meeting between Round Rock and Colorado Springs this season. The two teams split a four-game series last season at The Dell Diamond May 19-22. … SERIES NOTES: Last night the Sky Sox jumped on Martin Perez for five runs and took the opener 7-4. Colorado Springs holds a 17-12 advantage all-time. Round Rock is 8-8 against the Sky Sox at The Dell Diamond but 4-9 at Security Service Field. The two teams split a four-game series at The Dell Diamond last season. They also split a four-gamer in Colorado Springs in 2010. The Sky Sox took three of four from the Express in 2009 in Round Rock and in 2006 and 2008 at Security Service Field. Round Rock took three of four at home in 2007. The two teams split their first ever series in 2005 at The Dell Diamond. … 2011 SERIES: The two teams split a four-game series at The Dell Diamond. Former E-Train first baseman and current Sky Sox Chad Tracy had two home runs en route to an 8-3 win in game one. Mike Jacobs had three this and two RBI in game two as the Sky Sox struck back for a 5-4 win. In game three, rehabbing Rangers Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz homered and led the E-Train to a 9-4 victory. The Sky Sox earned the split in game four as they erupted for 15 runs in a 15-10 slugfest.
GAME 120 | FRIDAY, AUGUST 10
Sky Sox 7, Express 3
WP: Riordan (1-1). LP: Perez (5-6). SV: None.
GAME 121 | SATURDAY, AUGUST 11 | 7:05 p.m. CDT
Express: LHP Zach Jackson (5-12, 4.79 ERA)
Sky Sox: RHP Jhoulys Chacin (0-0, 0.00 ERA; rehab)
GAME 122 | SUNDAY, AUGUST 12 | 2:05 p.m. CDT
Express: RHP Greg Reynolds (9-7, 5.02 ERA)
Sky Sox: RHP Guillermo Moscoso (8-5, 6.25 ERA)
GAME 123 | MONSDAY, AUGUST 13 | 7:05 p.m. CDT
Express: LHP Chad Bell (3-4, 4.56 ERA)
Sky Sox: RHP Rob Scahill (9-11, 5.85 ERA)
START ME UP
LHP ZACH JACKSON (5-12, 4.79 ERA, 65 K)
2012: Won each of last two decisions (three starts) … held opponent to three or fewer earned runs in seven of last eight starts, going 3-4 with a 3.93 ERA (22 ER/50.1 IP) … allowed three or fewer earned runs in four straight starts … no-decision in last start snapped stretch of 13 consecutive outings (12 starts) factoring in decision … lost seven of eight decisions prior to last three starts … at least one walk in each outing since not walking a batter in season’s first start (April 9 at Omaha), including season-high six walks in last outing … two home runs allowed in last seven appearances after surrendering 13 homers in season’s first 15 outings … 2-2, 3.86 ERA (13 ER/30.1 IP) in four starts, one piggy-back outing since All-Star break … 2.63 ERA (12 ER/41.0 IP) through first two innings; 5.79 ERA (57 ER/88.2 IP) thereafter, including a 6.17 ERA (32 ER/46.2 IP) after the fourth inning … 13 of 15 home runs surrendered after second inning … 20 double plays induced, tied for third in Express history and tied his 2011 total for best among left-handers … averages 3.60 runs of support per start, second-lowest on staff and lowest among those with at least 10 starts … shouldered loss in three of Round Rock’s seven shutouts, allowing six runs (four earned) over 19.1 innings (1.86 ERA) in those games (two starts, one piggy-back) … team is 7-13 in his starts, winning each of last three … 3-8, three no-decisions (two wins, one loss) when starting after an Express loss … 4-3, 5.26 ERA (30 ER/51.1 IP) in eight starts, one relief appearance on the road … three of 15 home runs surrendered on the road … 10 of 15 home runs were solo shots, including seven leadoff homers … opponents hitting .283 (34-for-120) when leading off an inning, .263 (35-for-133) with runners in scoring position, .143 (1-for-7) with bases loaded.
LAST OUTING: No-decision in Aug. 5 start vs. Las Vegas at The Dell Diamond, a 4-2 Express win … allowed two runs on three hits over 5.0 innings with three strikeouts, season-high six walks … utilized two double plays … yielded solo spots in first and fifth innings … left game tied 2-2 … 95 pitches, 54 strikes.
CAREER vs. COLORADO SPRINGS: 0-0, 5.40 ERA (7 ER/11.2 IP) in one start, two relief appearances … allowed one run on three hits, two walks over 2.2 innings with one strikeout in relief May 1, 2008, with Nashville … surrendered two unearned runs over 3.0 innings on one hit, two walks with two strikeouts April 18, 2010, with Las Vegas … no-decision in May 22, 2011, start with Express, a 15-10 Colorado Springs win; allowed six runs on 10 hits (one homer) over 6.0 innings with four strikeouts, no walks.
NOTABLE: Began college career at Louisville (2002-2003) ... at Louisville, lettered two years as a pitcher ... had an overall record of 17-9 which ranked third all-time at Louisville ... earned Freshman All-American honors after the 2002 season ... earned All-Conference USA second team and CUSA All-Freshman team honors after the 2002 season ... played for the Hyannis Mets in the Cape Cod League in the summer of 2003, earning a spot on the Cape Cod All-Star Game ... transferred to Texas A&M in 2004 ... went 10-7 with a 3.58 ERA in 18 starts his junior year prior to being drafted by Toronto ... was a community health and sport management major in college ... lettered four years at Seneca Valley High School in Cranberry Township, Pa. ... compiled a career high school record of 25-4 on the mound and hit a school-record 12 home runs ... struck out 17 batters in final high school game ... originally drafted by the White Sox in the 50th round of the 2001 June draft.
WHERE I END AND YOU BEGIN
Express right-hander Greg Reynolds and Sky Sox first baseman Chad Tracy were traded for each other Jan. 5,2012. Reynolds was the Colorado Rockies’ first-round draft pick (second overall) out of Stanford in 2006 and spent parts of the 2008, 2009 and 2011 seasons with Colorado Springs. He was 7-10 in 33 starts with the Sky Sox. Reynolds made 19 starts with Colorado Springs last season, going 6-7 with a 6.81 ERA (83 ER/109.2 IP) and 65 strikeouts against 32 walks. Tracy was the Rangers’ third-round selection (88th overall) out of Pepperdine in 2006. He spent all of 2011 with Round Rock, hitting .259 with 26 homers, 109 RBI and 32 doubles. Tracy established an Express record for RBI in a season, and his doubles total is tied for the seventh-best season tally in franchise history. Both prepped in California (Reynolds at Pacifica’s Terra Nova and Tracy at Claremont), but they did not face each other in college. Reynolds did not pitch against Round Rock last season.
HELLO OLD FRIEND
Express outfielder Ryan Spilborghs spent parts of five seasons with Colorado Springs during his time in the Rockies organization. Spilborghs was the Rockies’ seventh round pick in 2002 and he made his Triple-A debut with the Sky Sox in 2005. That year he hit .339 (77-for-227) with five home runs and 30 RBI in 60 games. In 2006 he up put up eerily similar numbers when he hit .338 (91-for-269) with five home runs and 34 RBI in 68 games. Spilborghs hit .341 with 19 home runs and 95 RBI in 183 games over all five seasons.
COMING BACK TO LIFE
Round Rock won 11 of its last 18 games, the best such stretch of the season. Express batters are hitting .300 (183-for-609) in that time with 13 home runs and 4.7 runs per game. Meanwhile, Express pitchers boast a 4.33 ERA (78 ER/162.0 IP) over the last 18 games with five saves and 136 strikeouts against 65 walks. Six of the seven losses in the last 18 games were decided by three or fewer runs, including a pair of one-run affairs. The Express also won five one-run games in that time. Julio Borbon wielded the hottest bat over the last 16 games, going 26-for-74 (.351) with one homer, 12 RBI and 10 runs scored. Brad Nelson is 20-for-63 (.317) with three homers, nine RBI and 13 runs scored. Greg Reynolds and Zach Jackson – mainstays in the Express rotation this season – are a combined 4-1 with a 3.38 ERA (14 ER/37.1 IP) over the last 16 games (six starts).
FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH
The Express won two of their last four series, gaining a split in the other two. … The Express are 12-8 since scoring five ninth-inning runs to force extra-innings in an 11-inning, 8-7 victory July 22 vs. Omaha. … The Express are 14-15 since the All-Star break. … Round Rock is 11-19 in series openers (8-8 at home, 3-11 on the road). … Eight of Round Rock’s last 20 games were one-run affairs (6-2). … The Express are 12-52 when allowing at least five runs and 40-23 when scoring at least five runs. … Of Round Rock’s 109 home runs, 69 were on the road (1.20 per game). Meanwhile, Express batters average 0.65 homers per game at home (40 homers, 62 games). … Round Rock is 14-15 in one-run games, going 7-3 since the All-Star break. Seven of Round Rock’s 16 games against Iowa were one-run affairs. … The Express are 3-55 when trailing after seven innings and 2-56 when trailing after eight innings. Conversely, the Express are 47-6 when leading after seven innings and 43-4 when leading after eight innings. … Round Rock is 17-24 since Clint Musslewhite’s departure, going 10-15 at home in that time.
JULIO BORBON: Hit safely in 11 of last 14 games (.345, 19-for-55) with seven multiple-hit efforts, one homer, 10 RBI, four doubles, three triples, eight runs scored … 26-for-74 (.351), nine multiple-hit efforts over last 17 games since snapping 0-for-19 skid … 11 multiple-hit games since All-Star break (27 games) … hitting .323 (97-for-300) since May 12 … 10 RBI over last 13 games after producing three RBI with no multiple-RBI efforts in previous 35 games … at least one extra-base hit seven of last 14 games (four doubles, three triples, one homer) after producing one extra-base hit in previous 35 games … hitting .337 (104-for-309) through the first six innings; hitting .202 (26-for-129) thereafter … hitting .311 (52-for-167) when leading off inning with two homers, eight walks, 22 strikeouts … leads team with 16 bases-loaded at bats (six hits, 12 RBI); also has one bases-loaded sacrifice fly and two double plays.
JOEY BUTLER: Five-game hitting streak snapped Wednesday night … hit .421 (8-for-19) during streak with three multiple-hit efforts, three RBI, two runs scored … four multiple-hit efforts in last 18 games after four straight multiple-hit outings … nine strikeouts over last 17 games with no multiple-strikeout games; 10 strikeouts in previous six games … one homer at The Dell Diamond (July 1 vs. New Orleans) since May 17 (42 games) … nine of 15 home runs were solo shots, including two leadoff homers … hitting .224 (44-for-196) when batting fifth or higher in the order, .333 (71-for-213) when batting sixth or lower … 19-for-83 (.229) when leading off an inning with two homers, 12 walks, 23 strikeouts.
LUIS HERNANDEZ: 12-for-24 since snapping 0-for-13 skid with eighth-inning, three-run homer Saturday night vs. Tucson … first non-solo homer since April 26 at Oklahoma City (two-run) … hit safely in 12 of last 14 games (.362, 21-for-58) … multiple hits in eight of last 12 games after no multiple-hit efforts in previous 22 games … nine extra-base hits since All-Star break (three homers, five doubles, one triple) … six of eight home runs were solo shots … 16 of last 32 hits produced at least one RBI … 14 walks over last 39 games after not walking in previous 28 games … 9-for-36 (.250) with runners in scoring position and two outs … 15-for-83 (.181) when leading off an inning with two homers, six walks, 12 strikeouts … 4-for-9, one homer, two RBI in extra innings.
MATT KATA: One hit in last 15 at bats over five games … multiple hits in four of last 10 games after one multiple-hit game over a 28-game span … each of last eight hits were singles … 19-for-89 (.213) over last 23 games … hitting .383 (31-for-81) with runners in scoring position (41 RBI), going 13-for-33 (.394) with runners in scoring position and two outs (22 RBI) … 2-for-12 (.167) with runners in scoring position since July 28 … 56-for-254 (.220) without runners in scoring position … 5-for-10 with bases loaded (one homer, 12 RBI) … five walks in last 63 games, 253 plate appearances … one homer (July 8 at Albuquerque) since May 31 grand slam at Memphis (52 games) … hitting .348 (31-for-89) when batting first or seventh in lineup; hitting .228 (56-for-246) elsewhere in the lineup.
LEONYS MARTIN: Hit safely in 15 of last 16 games with Express (.339, 21-for-62) with four multiple-hit efforts, 16 RBI, 12 runs scored … stretch included 10-game hitting streak (.410, 16-for-39) … multiple hits in four of last 12 games with Round Rock … at least one RBI in 11 of last 16 games (16 RBI) … scored in 11 of last 16 games (13 runs) … 15-for-46 (.326) when leading off an inning with three homers, four walks, six strikeouts … hitting .390 (16-for-41) with runners in scoring position (20 RBI).
LUIS MARTINEZ: Hit safely in 15 of last 16 games with Express (.339, 21-for-62) with four multiple-hit efforts, 16 RBI, 12 runs scored … stretch included 10-game hitting streak (.410, 16-for-39) … multiple hits in four of last 12 games with Round Rock … at least one RBI in 11 of last 16 games (16 RBI) … scored in 11 of last 16 games (13 runs) … 15-for-46 (.326) when leading off an inning with three homers, four walks, six strikeouts … hitting .390 (16-for-41) with runners in scoring position (20 RBI).
BRAD NELSON: Had consecutive hitless games the last two nights, the first time since six-game skew June 28-July 3 … hit safely in 26 of 33 games since (.330, 39-for-118) … hit safely in 22 of 28 games since All-Star break (.347, 34-for-98) with nine homers, 19 RBI, five doubles, one triple, 21 runs scored, 20 walks … nine homers in last 25 games, 87 at bats (seven solos, two two-run) … 24-for-60 (.400) at home after enduring an 0-for-24 slump at The Dell Diamond … hitting .335 (59-for-176) on the road since going 0-for-4 April 21 at New Orleans … 11 of 20 homers, 41 of 67 RBI were in road games … 13 of 20 homers were solos, including eight leadoff shots … 4-for-8 with bases loaded (homer, 10 RBI).
GUILDER RODRIGUEZ: 7-for-23 (.304) over last seven games … at least one RBI in five of last eight games (six RBI) … hitless in first 12 at bats with Express after being promoted from Double-A Frisco … 13-for-43 (.302) since, including three-hit game July 3 vs. New Orleans … eight of 13 hits with bases empty … 3-for-12 (.250) with runners in scoring position … 1-for-7 when leading off an inning.
ELIO SARMIENTO: Snapped five-game hitting streak (.500, 8-for-16) Monday night, going 0-for-3 … hitting .421 (8-for-19) since snapping an 0-for-10 skid July 24 … three of four multiple-hit efforts were against Memphis … at least one strikeout in 18 of 25 games played.
YANGERVIS SOLARTE: Hit safely in 11 of last 15 games (.285, 16-for-56) with five multiple-hit outings … 23-for-101 (.228) since All-Star break with six multiple-hit efforts … three homers in last 12 games after going 61 consecutive games without a homer … home run July 29 at Memphis was first since May 14 at Tacoma, ending a span of 61 games, 239 at bats … eight of nine home runs were solo shots … seven of nine homers were on the road … hitting .316 (36-for-114) in bottom third of order, .263 (84-for-320) when batting sixth or higher … nine RBI since last multiple-RBI effort June 21 vs. Iowa (39 games).
RYAN SPILBORGHS: 22-for-100 (.220) since All-Star break … two homers in last 63 games, 240 at bats … three of six homers were solos, including two leadoff shots … 17 RBI in last 28 games after producing one RBI in previous 20 games … 9-for-49 (.184) with runners in scoring position and two outs … hitting .222 (35-for-158) when batting third; hitting .354 (56-for-158) elsewhere in the lineup (cleanup through seventh) … 266 career PCL games, hitting .325 (327-for-1007) with 26 homers, 137 RBI and 73 doubles.
BROTHERS IN ARMS
FABIO CASTILLO: Held opponent scoreless in six of nine outings … three walks over last five appearances (6.2 innings, 28 batters faced) … allowed first home run as a member of the Express Friday night … opponents are 1-for-11 with runners on base and two outs … surrendered a two-run single in lone bases-loaded situation.
NEAL COTTS: Three runs allowed in 5.0 innings over last four outings after snapping 7.0-inning scoreless streak … streak ended July 29 at Memphis on Pete Kozma’s solo homer … first homer allowed since July 8 at Albuquerque … only home runs surrendered in 23.2 innings with Express … stranded nine of 17 inherited runners (52.9 percent) … five of six inherited runners scored over last two outings … 17 strikeouts against three walks in 9.1 innings over last six outings, including season-high four strikeouts twice (July 22 vs. Omaha; Aug. 1 vs. Tucson) … opponents are 3-for-23 (.130) with runners on base and two outs, 3-for-17 (.176) with two outs and runners in scoring position … opponents are 3-for-10 with bases loaded … allows a .450 on-base percentage (6-for-17, one homer, three walks, eight strikeouts) to leadoff batters … 0-1, 2.93 ERA (5 ER/15.1 IP), one save at home; 1-0, 7.71 ERA (8 ER/9.1 IP), two saves on the road.
WILLIE EYRE: Allowed eight runs (seven earned) over 2.1 innings in last two outings (30.90 ERA) … 0-1, 6.75 ERA (10 ER/13.1 IP) in 11 games at The Dell Diamond … holds opponents to a .091 average (2-for-22) when leading off an inning with one walk, five strikeouts (.167 on-base percentage) … opponents hitting .419 (13-for-31) with runners on base … opponents are 9-for-20 (.450) with runners in scoring position, 6-for-10 (.600) with two outs and RISP … opponents hitting .071(2-for-28) when behind in the count, .423 (11-for-26) when ahead in the count.
DEREK HANKINS: Won three of last four decisions in one start (1-0) and three relief appearances (2-1) … surrendered at least one home run in five of last nine, eight of last 14 outings after allowing one homer over season’s first 16 appearances … opponents hitting .318 (21-for-66) when leading off an inning with two homers, two walks, eight strikeouts … holds opponents to a .097 average (3-for-30) with two outs and runners in scoring position … opponents are 1-for-6 (home run) with bases loaded.
JOE ORTIZ: All seven runs allowed were by way of homers … two-run homer surrendered in last outing (Aug. 6 vs. Las Vegas) was first non-solo homer allowed … opponents hitting .192 (15-for-78) otherwise … one walk issued in each of last two appearances after no walks in first 15 outings with Express (19.0 innings, 74 batters faced) … at least one strikeout in 14 of 17 outings, including each of last five (eight strikeouts) … opponents hitting .333 (7-for-21) when leading off an inning with no walks, five strikeouts … opponents are 1-for-9 with two outs and runners in scoring position … stranded 10 of 11 inherited runners (90.9 percent), including each of last 10.
BEN SNYDER: Started four of last eight, five of last 11 appearances … 1-3, 4.33 ERA (13 ER/27.0 IP) in five starts … six homers allowed over last seven outings … 17-to-4 strikeout-to-walk ratio over last seven outings (three starts) … opponents hitting .169 (11-for-69) when leading off inning with no home runs, four walks, 14 strikeouts … opponents hitting .324 (11-for-34) with two outs and RISP (two homers, 13 RBI) … allowed three hits, one walk in six bases-loaded situations.
YOSHINORI TATEYAMA: Allowed one run (homer July 29 at Memphis) in 21.0 innings over last 17 outings … opponents are 5-for-23 (.217) with 12 strikeouts in last six appearances … four of five runs allowed scored on home runs … no runs allowed in 14 games at The Dell Diamond, going 2-0 with four saves in four opportunities and 21 strikeouts against three walks over 18.0 innings … no earned runs allowed in 24 of 26 outings with Express (unearned runs allowed once) … opponents are 2-for-22 (.091) with runners in scoring position, 9-for-24 (.375) when behind in the count … 23 strikeouts in 15.0 innings over last 13 outings … season-high three strikeouts on six occasions … multiple strikeouts in 11 of last 19 appearances … had at least one strikeout in 12 consecutive appearances before a no-strikeout inning Friday … one strikeout in 15 of last 17 … two of nine inherited runners scored, both July 23 vs. Omaha.
JOHAN YAN: Snapped four-outing, 6.1-inning scoreless streak Aug. 4 vs. Tucson … stranded 12 of 20 inherited runners … entered game with bases loaded four times and stranded seven of 12 runners … opponents hitting .429 (9-for-21) when leading off inning with three homers, two walks, four strikeouts, one hit-by-pitch (.500 on-base percentage) … has not allowed a non-leadoff homer.
SPIN THE BLACK CIRCLE
Several Express members are climbing Round Rock’s season and career records charts (Triple-A era). … SEASON: Joey Butler is 10th in runs (77) and tied for second in walks (67); he needs five walks to match Esteban German’s franchise record from last season. Julio Borbon is tied for third in triples (6) and tied for 11th in stolen bases (18). Luis Hernandez is tied for second in sacrifice flies (9) and tied for fourth in sacrifice hits (7); he needs two sacrifice flies to match Matt Kata’s franchise record from last season. Brad Nelson is tied for seventh in walks (58). Greg Reynolds is tied for fifth in wins (9) and ninth in starts (22). Reynolds established a franchise record with 24 double plays induced. Zach Jackson is tied for third with 20 double plays induced, matching his Express record for left-handers from last season. Aaron Heilman is tied for 11th in saves (8). … CAREER: Matt Kata is third in games (388), at bats (1428), runs (189), extra-base hits (115), total bases (571), RBI (188) and multiple-RBI games (47); he trails Brooks Conrad and Mark Saccomanno in each category. Kata also is second in hits (390; Saccomanno, 424), multiple-hit games (107; Saccomanno, 114) and doubles (81; Conrad, 98), and he is sixth in home runs (28). Brad Nelson is 11th in games (224), eighth in at bats (888), fifth in runs (156), tied for sixth in hits (252), sixth in doubles (54), fifth in home runs (44), fifth in extra-base hits (100), fourth in total bases (442), fifth in RBI (151), fourth in multiple-RBI games (41) and third in walks (117). Joey Butler is ninth in games (227), ninth in at bats (835), sixth in runs (150), tied for sixth in hits (252), seventh in multiple-hit games (65), ninth in doubles (50), tied for seventh in home runs (27), tied for seventh in extra-base hits (82), ninth in total bases (393), eighth in RBI (113), tied for ninth in multiple-RBI games (25) and fourth in walks (110). Julio Borbon is tied for third in triples (10) and eighth in stolen bases (34).
Round Rock continues its eight-game road trip with a four-game series at Reno. The series opens Tuesday and ends Friday and all four games are set for a 7:05 p.m. CDT first pitch.
GAME 124 | TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 | 7:05 p.m. CDT
Express: RHP Justin Grimm (1-1, 4.18 ERA)
Aces: LHP Tyler Skaggs (4-1, 1.70 ERA)
GAME 125 | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 | 7:05 p.m. CDT
Express: LHP Martin Perez (5-6, 4.73 ERA)
Aces: RHP Charles Brewer (9-6, 5.59 ERA)
GAME 126 | THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 | 7:05 p.m. CDT
Express: LHP Zach Jackson (5-12, 4.79 ERA; starts tonight)
Aces: RHP Brad Bergesen (0-0, 0.00 ERA; starts tonight)
GAME 127 | FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 | 7:05 p.m. CDT
Express: RHP Greg Reynolds (9-7, 5.02 ERA; starts tomorrow)
Aces: RHP Trevor Bauer (4-0, 2.50 ERA; starts tomorrow)