Fulton Railroaders Clinches Lead In Eighth Inning For Victory Over Hoptown Hoppers
Fulton Railroaders nabbed the lead late in the game in an 11-7 victory over Hoptown Hoppers on Saturday. The game was tied at seven with Fulton Railroaders
batting in the bottom of the eighth when Tyler Bell singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Fulton Railroaders collected 11 hits and Hoptown Hoppers had 11.
In the second inning, Fulton Railroaders got their offense started. Garrett Guymon doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Will Pratt was credited with the victory for Fulton Railroaders. He surrendered two runs on three hits over two innings, striking out one and walking
zero. Brad Webber and Omari Hunter entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Hunter recorded the last three
outs to earn the save for Fulton Railroaders.
Chandler Kendall took the loss for Hoptown Hoppers. He went two and two-thirds innings, allowing four runs on four hits and striking out five.
Tanner Stinnett started the game for Fulton Railroaders. He allowed seven hits and four runs over four and two-thirds innings, striking out five Will
Nash started the game for Hoptown Hoppers. He surrendered three runs on five hits over four and two-thirds innings, striking out eight.
Hoptown Hoppers socked three home runs on the day. Jacob Jenkins put one out in the eighth inning. Seth Bennett had a long ball in the fourth inning.
Greg Mehlhaff had a dinger in the third inning.
Fulton Railroaders totaled 11 hits in the game. Luke McKenzie and Guymon all had multiple hits for Fulton Railroaders. McKenzie led Fulton Railroaders
with four hits in five at bats.
Hoptown Hoppers scattered 11 hits in the game. Jenkins, Brendan Nee, Bennett, and Brennan Crooms all collected multiple hits for Hoptown Hoppers. Jenkins
went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Hoptown Hoppers in hits.
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