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Sky Sox vs. Round Rock preview

April 10, 2014 Updated: April 10, 2014 at 10:40 pm
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photo - Slick-fielding Kevin Kouzmanoff, shown here tracking a slow roller in a 2007 file photo, will be at Security Service Field as a member of the Round Rock Express.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Slick-fielding Kevin Kouzmanoff, shown here tracking a slow roller in a 2007 file photo, will be at Security Service Field as a member of the Round Rock Express. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) 

Round Rock at Sky Sox

Schedule: 6:35 p.m. Friday; 1:35 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 6:35 p.m. Monday, Security Service Field

Friday's scheduled starters: Round Rock, LHP Michael Kirkman (0-0, 18.00 ERA) vs. Colorado Springs LHP Tyler Matzek (1-0, 1.80).

 

Top Express prospects

None of the Texas Rangers' top 20 according to mlb.com or the top 10 according to BaseballAmerica.com are playing for Triple-A Round Rock (4-4)

 

These names may ring a bell

- 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff was acquired by the Rockies from Oakland for OF Eliezer Mesa on Aug. 23, 2011. In 2009, he set a National League record for third basemen with a .990 fielding percentage, committing three errors in 311 chances. He is batting a team-high .313 after Thursday's 14-8 win over Colorado Springs.

- LF Bryan Peterson has a team-high 12 RBIs and three home runs in seven games.

- RHP Justin Germano, Tuesday's Game 1 starter threw the first nine-inning perfect game in Triple-A Columbus history on July 26, 2011 to earn Milb.com honors for Minor League Moment of the Year and Best Single-Game Performer.

- RHP Scott Baker was the 2010 opening day starter for the Twins.

Game promotions: Friday, Opening Night fireworks; magnet schedule giveaway; Saturday, magnet schedule giveaway; Sunday, 50-cent hot dogs; Kids Club, Sox The Fox birthday, magnet schedule giveaway; Monday, kids eat free.

Season-long military promotion: All 72 home games will feature a "Military Family of the Game." Fans can sign up their own family or nominate another by visiting the Fan Center at any home game or by contacting First Command Financial Services at (719) 599-8861 or (719) 465-5555.

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