The Astros and Rangers are scheduled to resume the Silver Boot Series Friday night in Arlington. However, this weekend the competition between Texas' two baseball organizations includes their AA and AAA affiliates as well.
AA Corpus Christi started a four game series in Frisco Thursday night with a 4-3 loss. With the loss, the Hooks fall five games behind the Roughriders with only five games to play in the season's first half. Frisco now leads its season series with Corpus Christi seven games to six.
Meanwhile the Astros' AAA affiliate is back in its old Texas home, Dell Diamond, where they are taking on the Round Rock Express. Oklahoma City knocked of the Express 10-6 in the first game of a four game set Thursday night. The RedHawks increased their season series lead over Round Rock to 4-1.