Late Score Costs Fulton Railroaders Against Owensboro RiverDawgs
Game 1 of the Doubleheader
Fulton Railroaders stayed in it until the end, but Owensboro RiverDawgs pulled away late in a 9-7 victory on Thursday.
Owensboro RiverDawgs was down 7-6 in the top of the fifth inning when Parker Stahlman singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Fulton Railroaders collected seven hits and Owensboro RiverDawgs had 11 in the high-scoring affair.
Fulton Railroaders opened up an early lead in the second inning when an error scored one run for Fulton Railroaders.
In the bottom of the fourth inning, Fulton Railroaders tied things up at six when O’Neil Burgos homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring three
Fulton Railroaders notched four runs in the fourth inning. Fulton Railroaders batters contributing to the big inning included Burgos and Davis Lott,
all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Owensboro RiverDawgs scored three runs in the third inning. Josh Bennett and Manny Gonzalez powered the big inning with RBIs.
Brenden Bube earned the win for Owensboro RiverDawgs. He surrendered seven runs on five hits over five innings, striking out five. Holden Martin and
Drake Hamil entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Hamil recorded the last three outs to earn the save
for Owensboro RiverDawgs.
Bennett Christensen took the loss for Fulton Railroaders. He went two innings, allowing three runs on five hits and walking one.
Colin Millar started the game for Fulton Railroaders. He allowed five hits and five runs over two and two-thirds innings, striking out three.
Fulton Railroaders smacked two home runs on the day. Lott went deep in the fourth inning. Burgos had a dinger in the fourth inning. Burgos led Fulton
Railroaders with two hits in four at bats.
Owensboro RiverDawgs had 11 hits in the game. Michael Wymann, Stahlman, Kirk Liebert, and Bennett each racked up multiple hits for Owensboro RiverDawgs.
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