Hooks to play Round Rock in exhibitions

March 28, 2008 8:39:48 PM PDT
The Corpus Christi Hooks and Round Rock Express, the Houston Astros' double-A and triple-A affiliate teams, tangle at The Dell Diamond in Round Rock Saturday at 6:05pm before moving to Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi for a 4:05 Sunday start.Corpus Christi's roster is led by team MVP Ray Sadler, who hit .253 with 24 home runs and a Texas league-leading 93 RBI in 2007. Hooks ace Chance Douglass went 6-2 in 12 appearances last season with a 3.12 earned-run average before his promotion to Round Rock.

Other Hooks starters to watch include shortstop Tommy Manzella, catcher Lou Santangelo and infielder Drew Sutton.

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