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RailCats sign RHP Angiel to first professional contract

07/31/2017 3:50 PM -

Contact: Austin Anderson
219-822-BALL Ext. 229

GRAND PRARIE, Texas The Gary SouthShore RailCats have announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Dustin Angiel to his first professional contract on Monday. Angiel is a recent graduate of Angelo State University in Texas, where he posted a 3-1 record and a 4.30 ERA in 23 relief appearances during his senior season in college. During his junior season, the Rockwall, Texas native did not allow an earned run in seven relief outings.

Angiel becomes the third pitcher from Angelo State to sign with the RailCats during the 2017 season and joins fellow right-handed pitcher Jake Matthys as Angelo State alums who are currently on the active roster. Prior to playing at Angelo State, he played at Midland College in Texas.

Gary continues their three-game road series against Texas on Monday night at 7:05 p.m. Southpaw Billy Waltrip (1-3, 3.11) gets the ball for the AirHogs in the middle game of the series while the RailCats have yet to announce their starter.

Gary returns home to U.S. Steel Yard on Thursday, August 3rd for the start of a seven-game homestand. Thursday’s series opener vs. the reigning champion Winnipeg Goldeyes is at 7:10 p.m. and is Strike Out Stroke Night, courtesy of Methodist Hospitals. Thursday’s game also features a Food Truck Rally and is another Gerber and Thirsty Thursday. Northwest Indiana’s best food trucks will be setup on the concourse during the game and remember to visit your local Northwest Indiana Gerber Collision & Glass for complimentary reserved seat tickets. And don’t forget about our special Miller Lite Thirsty Thursday with discount domestic drafts all around the ballpark!

Jared Shlensky and Austin Anderson bring you all 100 RailCats games this season on WEFM (95.9FM) and online at Fans can purchase tickets for RailCats home games by calling (219) 882-BALL or online at The RailCats box office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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