Jurado Silences San Antonio in 4-3 Win
FRISCO, Texas - Ariel Jurado twirled another dominant start Wednesday, keeping San Antonio without an earned run in 7 1/3 innings and helping the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, to a 4-3 win over the Missions Wednesday at Dr Pepper Ballpark.
* Jurado opened his night with seven scoreless innings before yielding two unearned runs in the eighth, earning his second consecutive win in his third-straight quality start.
* Juremi Profar and Carlos Garay combined for back-to-back RBIs to put the Riders up 2-0 in the second.
* Preston Beck blasted his team-leading 11th home run of the year in the third, expanding Frisco's lead to 3-0.
KEY RIDERS PERFORMERS
* Ariel Jurado: 7 1/3 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 2 K (W)
* Preston Beck: 2-for-4, HR, RBI, R
* Juremi Profar: 1-for-4, 2B, RBI, R
* Carlos Garay: 2-for-4, RBI
* Michael De Leon: 2-for-4, RBI
NEWS AND NOTES
* Jurado worked into the eighth inning for the fifth time in 14 starts this season. Prior to this year, he had never accomplished the feat.
* Beck's home run was the 17th in the last 14 games for the Riders, who had logged eight consecutive homerless games prior.
Riders vs. San Antonio, Thursday, 7:05 p.m.
Probables: RHP Tyler Davis (1-6, 5.84) vs. LHP Logan Allen (8-4, 2.78)
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