• Class A Myrtle Beach pitcher Alec Asher threw five more scoreless innings Monday against Winston-Salem in the Carolina League. He has a 25-inning scoreless streak. Asher struck out eight and leads the Carolina League with 139 strikeouts in 133 innings. The Rangers took him in the fourth round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft out of Polk County (Fla.) College.
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