When Randy Wells chose to sign with the Rangers organization in the offseason, he brought 86 starts with the Chicago Cubs as part of his experience. He didn’t imagine playing in cold early-season games at Wrigley Field would play into his favor.
Pitchers took advantage of plummeting temperature,s with both teams combining for 20 strikeouts on Tuesday night as Round Rock was blanked 1-0 by New Orleans in front of 5,106 at Dell Diamond.
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CORRECTION: This story has been updated to say that Round Rock opens a four-game home series against Albuquerque on Thursday.