Former Tiger Earns Pitcher of the Month Honors for Texas Rangers' Affiliate
HICKORY, N.C. - Former Missouri Tigers pitcher Nick Tepesch had a big month. Tepesch was announced Wednesday as the Texas Rangers' minor league pitcher of the month for June.
The 6-foot-4 right-hander out of Blue Springs, Missouri had a 3-0 record with a 2.23 earned run average on the month. Tepesch also earned South Atlantic League pitcher of the Week honors for June 6-12 following a 10-strikeout performance against Lakewood on June 7. He owns a 5-3 mark with a 3.12 ERA on the season with the Rangers' single A affiliate, the Hickory Crawdads.
Tepesch played for the Tigers during the 2008 and 2009 seasons, earning 2009 Academic All-Big 12 Conference honors.