Railroaders 7, Stallions 6. (June 26, 2017) The Railroaders came from behind again to beat the Stallions in Fulton and win their third straight game. The win moved Fulton into second place in the West a half game ahead of Madisonville who loss to Paducah. The Railroaders remain 2 games behind the Hoppers as they beat the East Division Bombers.
After the first two innings of play the Stallions lead 5-1 having used 3 Railroader errors to help score 4 unearned runs. The Railroaders scored another run in the 5th to make it a 5-2 game still in favor of the Stallions.
Bottom of the 7th inning the Railroaders broke out to take the lead scoring 4 runs on 5 hits and 2 Stallion errors Fulton added an insurance run in the 8th to give them a 7-5 going into the 9th inning.
Top of 9th the with 2 outs, Chris Gambert hit a solo homerun to close the gap before the final batter struck out to end the game.
Fulton totaled 12 hits on the evening and had 3 errors in the field. At the plate, Andrew Rapoza was 3 of 5 with a triple, one RBI and scored twice. Paul Salata went 3 for 4 with a double, 2 RBI and scored once.
The Stallions had 9 hits and committed 5 errors. Along with Gambert's homerun, Michael Brown added a 2 RBI homer in the effort.
Reliever William Seewer gets the win pitching the final 3 innings allowing 2 hits, one earned run, one walk and had 4 strikeouts. Starter Noah Stern pitched for 6 innings with 7 hits, 5 runs (one earned), 2 walks and 6 strikeouts.
The loss goes to middle reliever Hunter Lacefield for 1 2/3 innings giving up 4 hits, 4 runs (2 earned), one walk and 3 strikeouts. Stallions starter Sam Folks pitched a strong game for 5 innings with 5 hits, 2 unearned runs, 4 walks and 7 strikeouts.
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