Posted April 27, 2012 on rangers.scout.com
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Myrtle Beach right-handers Nick Tepesch and Joe Van Meter combined to toss a three-hit gem on Wednesday. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action in the Texas Rangers' system.
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