railroaderbaseball.com


AirHogs Knock Off Railroaders

08/25/2019 8:21 PM

Article By:

CLEBURNE, Tex. (Aug. 25, 2019) – One night after holding Texas to just two hits, the Cleburne Railroaders could not silence the AirHogs bats as Texas evened the series with an 8-2 win on Sunday night at The Depot at Cleburne Station.

A Ryan Brett solo home run in the bottom of the second gave Cleburne (54-39) a 1-0 lead, but Texas (26-67) answered immediately with five runs against Stephen Johnson (8-2). Four consecutive singles and a double from Na Chuang gave Texas a 3-1 lead, then a wild pitch and an RBI groundout from Chen Junpeng made it 5-1 AirHogs.

Texas added two more runs in the fourth on an RBI triple from Justin Byrd and a run-scoring single from Li Ning. Cleburne cut the lead to 7-2 with a Nick Rotola two-out RBI triple in the fourth, but Texas grabbed the run back in the sixth on a Byrd sacrifice fly.

The combination of Pete Perez, Carlos Contreras, and Brett Eibner tossed four scoreless innings in relief to nail down the victory for Texas. Zhang Tao (3-6) earned the win with five innings of work, allowing five hits and two runs while striking out five.

The Railroaders and AirHogs conclude their series on Monday night at 7:06 PM. Jesus Sanchez (9-4, 3.30) gets the start for Cleburne, while Texas will counter with right-hander Zech Lemond (0-12, 7.54).

For information on partnerships, season tickets, group outings, and party packages, call the Railroaders main office at (817) 945-8705, or visit the Railroaders official website at www.railroaderbaseball.com.



Search Archive »




Browse by Year »

2020
2019
2018
2017

Browse by Month »

June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017