Rangers minor league report (8/9): Rough first start for former major leaguer Chris Tillman

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Rangers minor league report (8/9): Rough first start for former major leaguer Chris Tillman
Rangers minor league report (8/9): Rough first start for former major leaguer Chris Tillman

Worth noting from the Texas Rangers' minor league system Thursday: TRIPLE-A ROUND ROCK (52-64): RHP Chris Tillman, trying to make it back to the majors, gave up six baserunners and two runs in 2 1/3 innings in his organizational debut during a 9-0 loss to Omaha (Kansas City). Tillman threw more balls than strikes, 26-24. DOUBLE-A FRISCO (28-19, 52-65): Allowed a total of four hits in splitting a doubleheader at Arkansas (Seattle). In the first game, a 4-0 loss, 2B Josh Morgan had one of the club's four hits. He is batting .444 for his past 27 at-bats. In the second game, a 6-0 win, RHP Jonathan Hernandez continued to bounce back from a terrible start by allowing only two hits with nine strikeouts

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