Nick Martinez, Round Rock Express Dominate Reno Aces
The Round Rock Express and starting pitcher Nick Martinez dominated the Reno Aces, winning 4-1. Martinez allowed one run on three hits in eight innings, and recorded a career high of 11 strikeouts. James Jones drove a line drive home run over the wall in right field in the fifth inning, his first…
Congratulations to Jurickson Profar on his Return to the Texas Rangers
Jurickson Profar officially returned to the major leagues after more than two years on Friday. Profar was recalled as the replacement for the suspended Rougned Odor, but is anticipated to stay longer. Profar missed all 2014-15 with a torn muscle in his right shoulder. Profar was hitting .284 at Triple-A Round Rock Express with a…
Incredible Night! Ryan Strausborger goes 4 for 5, Wins Game with Walk-off Single
Ryan Strausborger lead the Round Rock Express to victory over the Reno Aces, 3 to 2. Strausborger recorded 4 hits on 5 at-bats, and won the game with a walkoff single into left field.
Tacoma Rainers Silence Round Rock Express for Second Night
The Tacoma Rainiers shutout the Round Rock Express 4-0 on Wednesday evening. Newcomer Delino DeShields picked up the team’s only extra-base hit of the evening with a double that dropped in the gap in left-center. Other Express players with base hits included Jurickson Profar, Ryan Strausborger, Drew Robinson, Doug Bernier and James Jones. The Express…
Congratulations to Express’s Jared Hoying on his call-up to Texas Rangers
Round Rock Express outfielder Jared Hoying was moved up to the Texas Rangers to replace Shin-Soo Choo who was placed on the disabled list. Hoping has led the Express this season with 51 hits, 10 doubles, 32 RBI, 88 total bases, 12 walks, 13 stolen bases and a .319 batting average. Last season,…
Rehabbing Texas Rangers Pitcher Yu Darvish Looked Comfortable against Oklahoma City Dodgers
Texas Rangers Yu Darvish made his second rehab appearance with the Round Rock Express against the Oklahoma City Dodgers. Darvish began the game with back-to-back walks, but bounced back striking out four in a scheduled four-inning appearance. Round Rock ultimately fell to the Oklahoma City 4 – 5. Darvish took the loss, allowing just…
Round Rock Express fall to OK City Dodgers in unusual Game
In a game twice delayed by a beehive behind home plate, the Round Rock Express fell to the Oklahoma City Dodgers, 5 to 9. Offensive highlights included Ryan Strausborger who went 2 to 4 with a home run, Brett Nicholas who also went 2 for 4, and Patrick Cantwell going 3 for 4. Uncharacteristically, the…
Round Rock Express Welcomes Yu Darvish in an Impressive Rehab Outing
Yu Darvish, three-time MLB All-Star for the Texas Rangers, came to Dell Diamond as part of his rehab from Tommy John surgery. A near record 13,194 fans attended the game. In a planned three-inning outing, Darvish yielded one run on two hit with three strikeouts and a walk.
Brett Nicholas Lit it up in his Return to Dell Diamond
Brett Nicholas went 3 for 3 with two doubles in his return to Dell Diamond. Nicholas was assigned to the MLB Texas Rangers for the previous two weeks. Coincidentally, Nicholas caught for Yu Darvish, starting pitcher for the Rangers, currently undergoing rehab from Tommy Johns surgery.
Texas State Dominates Troy, 4-1
Junior pitcher Jonathan Hennigan showed incredible maturity as he led the Texas State Bobcats over the Troy Tojans, 4 -1. Henningan overcame several difficult moments and completed nearly 7 innings with seven strikeouts, one walk, and one run. Cory Geisler led the Bobcats offensively going (3 for 4), with strong contributions from Ryan Newman…
Nashville Sounds takes first game in Series, 7-3, over Round Rock Express
The Express had all the ingredients for a win, but came up short against the Sounds in a rain delayed game. The Express produced 3 runs on 7 hits, including a two-run home run by Jared Hoying. However, the team left 8 runners on base, including 5 runners in scoring position with 2 out. …
Confident Texas State Cannot Overcome Hot University of Texas Team
Texas State pitchers combined for 10 strikeouts against the University of Texas, but the Longhorns produced eight hits to beat out Texas State, 6-2. Standouts for Texas State included: Ryan Newman, going 2-for-4 with two RBIs; and Tanner Hill, who also went 2-for-4, both
hits were doubles.
UT Tops Texas State in a Rain Threatened Game
The University of Texas Longhorns generated eight hits to overcome the visiting Texas State Bobcats, 6-2. UT improved their record to 20-21, while Texas State fell to 22-20 on the season. One of the games many highlights was a two-out solo home run by UT’s Kacy Clemens. Beau Ridgeway earned the win.
Austin Spurs fall to LA D-fenders in Final Game of Western Conference Championship
Brandon Fields posted a season-high 27 points and teammate Demetri McCamey recorded 18 points for the Austin Spurs as they fell to the Los Angeles D-Fenders 117-104 in the final game of the Western Conference Championship. Five Austin players scored in double figures including Fields (27 points), McCamey (18 points), Keifer Sykes (16 points),…
Express Defensively Solid, but Bats Fall Silent
Round Rock Express was shutout by the Omaha Storm Chasers 3-0. This was Nick Tepesch’s first loss of the season, allowing three runs on nine hits in five innings. One of the few offensive highlights was a one-out double by James Jones. The Express bullpen did their job well,
combining to shut out…
Austin Spurs overcome the LA D-Fenders in game 2 of the NBA-D Western Conference Championship to tie the series
Youssou Ndoye dropped 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Austin Spurs defeated the Los Angeles D-Fenders 91-83. Playing major roles in the win were Deshaun Thomas and Brandon Fields, each posting 20 points. The game was suspended from the prior night due to humidity and wetness in the arena, making the court…
Governor Abbott Tosses First Pitch; Express Decisively Win Home Opener
The Round Rock Express maintained an early lead to beat the Iowa Cubs 8-6 in their home opener. Jurickson Profar lead the team, going 2 for 5, scoring twice, and driving in one run. Governor Greg Abbott threw out the first pitch and caught some of the early action.
Good luck to the Austin Spurs as they battle the LA D-Fenders in game 1 of the NBA-D Western Conference Championship
Jean Victor Nguidjol
The Austin Spurs battle the Los Angeles D-Fenders in the NBA D-League Western Conference Championship. Game 1 of the best-of-three series is in Los Angeles.…
Austin Spurs take the best of three semi-final series over RGV Vipers, in one of the greatest come-from-behind victories ever seen in the Cedar Park Center
Rio Grande Valley led until the final minutes of the fourth quarter, until a steal and lay-up by Keifer Sykes tied the game. The Spurs took the lead with 0.4 seconds remaining on a free-throw by Sykes, to secure the win for Austin, 89-88. Keifer posted a season and team-high 31 points. Austin advances to the…
Austin Spurs upended the Rio Grande Vipers to claim game two of the NBA-D Western Conference Championship semi-finals
Deshaun Thomas posted 23 points and nine assists, while Walter Tavares contributed 18 points as the Austin Spurs defeated the Rio Grande Valley Vipers 116-91. The NBA D-League Western Conference Semi-Finals best of three series is tied at one game each.
Austin Spurs secured NBA-D Divisional Title in a run-away win over Texas Legends
The Austin Spurs secured the Division title in a massive win over the Texas Legend. The Spurs lead by as much as 30 points with three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, and came out on top 104-84. Deshaun Thomas led the team with 19 points and Brandon Fields added 18 points.
Texas State sets Personal Best in Texas Relay Field Events
Texas State Track and Field completed at the historic Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on the campus of the University of Texas. In the throws, Jordan Huckaby set a new season best at the Texas Relays with a shotput of 16.56 meters (54-4). Talore Kelly shot put a distance of 15.83 meters (51-11.25). Meanwhile,…
Texas State’s Men’s 4x400-meter Relay Impresses at Texas Relays
Texas State Track and Field completed at the historic Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on the campus of the University of Texas. The men’s 4x400-meter relay team of Lincoln Warren, Anthony Johnson, Dexter Lee and De’Marcus Porter ran a 3:06.72 to top the Sun Belt Conference standings by just more than three seconds. The…
With 28 shots on goal, the Texas Stars can’t find the back of the net and fall to the Milwaukee Admirals
Milwaukee goalie Juuse Saros played a perfect game and shutdown the Texas Stars with 28 saves. Power plays hurt the Stars, allowing Stefan Elliot to score in the first period and Max Gortz in the third, sealing the 2-0 victory over Texas.
Despite help from San Antonio, Austin Spurs can’t get past Bakersfield
San Antonio Spurs assignee Boban Marjanovic contributed 21 points and 15 rebounds as the Austin Spurs fell to the Bakersfield 103-73 Sunday.
San Antonio Spurs assignee Jonathon Simmons and teammate Keifer Sykes each posted 12 points.
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