PADUCAH -- Cody Clark, Blake Johnson and Tate Mathis had three hits apiece as the Paducah Chiefs pounded 14 hits and won for the third straight game in an 11-4 victory over the Fulton Railroaders in front of 585 fans Wednesday night at Brooks Stadium.
After Fulton took a 2-0 lead in the second inning on four singles, the Chiefs went ahead for good with a four-run third. Nick Shumaker, Dixon Craft and Mathis each had two-out run-scoring singles during the frame.
After Fulton plated a run in the fourth, the Chiefs added two runs in their fourth and five in the fifth, as Mathis and Clark slugged back-to-back doubles to start the rally which produced a 10-3 lead.
Clark closed the scoring with an RBI single in the eighth.
Blake Clynes (1-0) earned the win, allowing four runs in 5 1/3 innings. Austin Shaw, Tyler Horsley and Travis Regaldo finished with scoreless relief.
Jarod Jobst (0-1) took the loss for the Railroaders, allowing six runs in four innings. Hunter Higdon had three hits for Fulton.
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