Ryan Flores of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Flying Chanclas first baseman Ryan Flores playing against the Victoria Generals at Wolff Stadium on July 18, 2020. - photo by Joe Alexander
Flying Chanclas first baseman Ryan Flores playing against the Victoria Generals at Wolff Stadium on July 18, 2020. – photo by Joe Alexander
Ryan Flores plays first base for the Flying Chanclas. He is from the University of the Incarnate Word and Corpus Christi Carroll High School.

Flores bats left-handed and leads the Chanclas in RBIs (15). He is second on the team in hits (21) and third in batting average (.323) after playing in 17 of the first 20 games.

Jalen Battles of the Flying Chanclas

Jalen Battles of the Flying Chanclas playing against the Round Rock Hairy Men at Wolff Stadium. - photo byJoe Alexander
Jalen Battles in his first game with the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium.
Jalen Battles joined the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio after the Texas Collegiate League season started – playing his first game on July 10.

Battles had a hit, a walk and an RBI in his Chanclas debut, a 7-2 victory over the Round Rock Hairy Men at Wolff Stadium.

Battles is an infielder from Madison High School and University of Arkansas.

Lee Thomas of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Lee Thomas of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio playing against the Acadiana Cane Cutters on Saturday, July 4 at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Lee Thomas of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio playing against the Acadiana Cane Cutters on Saturday, July 4 at Wolff Stadium.
Lee Thomas has been serving as the designated hitter for the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio.

Thomas is listed as a 6-foot-2 and 210-pound infielder and looks like he could be even a bit bigger than that. He is from Katy and plays at University of the Incarnate Word.

Thomas has played in nine games for the Chanclas. He has seven hits on the season including a double and a triple in Sunday’s 6-1 victory over the Round Rock Hairy Men.

Tyler Flores of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Tyler Flores of the Flying Chanclas pitching at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Tyler Flores of the Flying Chanclas pitching against the Round Rock Hairy Men on Sunday at Wolff Stadium.
Tyler Flores has made appearances as a relief pitcher in five of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio’s first 12 games.

The 6-foot-1 left-hander from Clark High School and A&M-Kingsville has a 1-0 record and a 0.90 ERA in 10.0 innings this summer. He has struck out 11 and allowed five hits and four walks.

In Sunday’s 6-0 victory over the Round Rock Hairy Men at Wolff Stadium, Flores retired all nine batters he faced and struck out four.

Flying Chanclas keep soaring at home

The Flying Chanclas' Lee Thomas watches the ball sail into center field on his RBI triple off the wall in the bottom of the eighth inning. - photo by Joe Alexander
The Flying Chanclas’ Lee Thomas watches the ball sail into center field on his RBI triple off the wall in the bottom of the eighth inning.
The Flying Chanclas de San Antonio remained undefeated at Wolff Stadium with a 6-1 victory over the Round Rock Hairy Men on Sunday.

The Chanclas got eight hits including a triple and double by Lee Thomas of University of the Incarnate Word and a double by Johnny Hernandez of St. Mary’s University.

Chanclas pitchers also had a solid night, limiting the Hairy Men to four hits and only one walk with 10 strikeouts.

Lance Lusk from Sam Houston State started on the mound and went four innings. Lusk (1-0) gave up one unearned run on three hits with five strikeouts and one walk to get the win.

Tyler Flores of Clark High School and A&M-Kingsville pitched three scoreless innings in relief and Connor Schmidt of Devine High School and St. Mary’s pitched the final two scoreless innings.

The Chanclas are off Monday before playing a three-game series in Victoria. The Chanclas are back home Friday, Saturday and Sunday for three more games against Victoria.

Jordan Thompson slides safely in to home to score in the third inning Sunday in the Flying Chanclas' victory over the Round Rock Hairy Men at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Jordan Thompson slides safely in to home to score in the third inning in the Flying Chanclas’ victory over Round Rock.

Reinforcements help Flying Chanclas batter Hairy Men

Flying Chanclas starting pitcher Logan Garza went three innings against the Hairy Men on Friday at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Flying Chanclas starting pitcher Logan Garza went three innings against the Hairy Men on Friday at Wolff Stadium. – photo by Joe Alexander
The Flying Chanclas de San Antonio got a big offensive night from the bottom of a revamped batting order and beat the Round Rock Hairy Men 7-2 on Friday at Wolff Stadium.

Tyler LaRue, batting seventh, had two hits, walked once and scored three times. Leyton Barry, batting eighth, had three hits including a seventh-inning home run, had two RBIs and scored twice. Grant Smith, batting ninth, had two hits and one RBI and scored a run.

The Chanclas had a new look in the middle of the infield. Bryan Aguilar, who joined the team during the Chanclas’ just completed road trip, started at shortstop. Aguilar is from East Central High School and Marshall University. Jalen Battles, who just joined the team, started at second base. Battles is from Madison High School and Arkansas.

The Chanclas, who trailed the Hairy men by one game entering Friday, got solid pitching and allowed only one earned run in the game. Starter Logan Garza went three innings and allowed one unearned run on four hits with six strikeouts and one walk.

Arturo Guajardo, the first reliever out of the bullpen, held Round Rock scoreless and hitless the fourth through sixth innings with five strikeouts. Matthew Sessler pitched two scoreless-hitless innings while striking out two.

New Flying Chanclas de San Antonio infielder Bryan Aguilar started at shortstop against the Round Rock Hair Men on Friday, July 10, 2020, at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
New Flying Chanclas de San Antonio infielder Bryan Aguilar started at shortstop against the Round Rock Hair Men on Friday at Wolff Stadium.

New Flying Chanclas de San Antonio infielder Jalen Battles started at second base against the Round Rock Hair Men on Friday, July 10, 2020, at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
New Flying Chanclas de San Antonio infielder Jalen Battles started at second base against the Round Rock Hair Men on Friday at Wolff Stadium.

Johnny Hernandez of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Johnny Hernandez of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio playing against the Acadiana Cane Cutters at Wolff Stadium on Friday, July 3, 2020. - photo by Joe Alexander
Johnny Hernandez of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio playing against the Acadiana Cane Cutters at Wolff Stadium on Friday, July 3, 2020.
Johnny Hernandez has been the starting second baseman for most of this season for the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio. He has played in six of the Chanclas’ first eight games.

Hernandez is from St. Mary’s University and El Paso Montwood. He batted .299 and hit three home runs while playing in all 22 games for St. Mary’s in the shortened 2020 season.

Conner Shepherd of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Conner Shepherd of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio playing against the Acadiana Cane Cutters at Wolff Stadium on Friday, July 3, 2020. - photo by Joe Alexander
Conner Shepherd of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio playing against the Acadiana Cane Cutters at Wolff Stadium on Friday, July 3, 2020. – photo by Joe Alexander
Conner Shepherd had four hits and five RBIs in the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio’s first six games of the season.

The third baseman from TCU is currently out after being hit on the hand by a pitch in Sunday’s home game.

Kyte McDonald of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Kyte McDonald of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio playing against the Acadiana Cane Cutters at Wolff Stadium on Friday, July 3, 2020. - photo by Joe Alexander
Kyte McDonald of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio playing against the Acadiana Cane Cutters at Wolff Stadium on Friday, July 3, 2020. – photo by Joe Alexander
Kyte McDonald has been using his speed to make an impact both in the outfield and on the base paths.

The starting center fielder for the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio leads the team in stolen bases through six games.

McDonald, from Antonian College Prep in San Antonio and Mississippi State, is hitting .304 with four RBIs, four walks and five stolen bases.

Jordan Thompson of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Jordan Thompson of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio playing against the Acadiana Cane Cutters at Wolff Stadium on Friday, July 3, 2020. - photo by Joe Alexander
Jordan Thompson of the Flying Chanclas playing outfield against the Acadiana Cane Cutters at Wolff Stadium on Friday.
Jordan Thompson of the 2020 Flying Chanclas de San Antonio is an outfielder from Boerne Champion who will play next season at Texas A&M.

Thompson is batting .304 after six games with seven hits and a team-high eight runs scored. He also leads the team with six RBIs and six walks.

Here is a story about Thompson from the Boerne Star:
BoerneStar.com