07/31/2017 9:53 PM -
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (July 31, 2017)
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – A combined three-hitter from Jorge De Leon, Jesse Pratt, Carlos Diaz and Drasen Johnson led the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a 4-1 win over the Texas AirHogs in the middle game of the series. Monday’s win gave was Gary’s 10th series victory in their last 12 and improved the RailCats record against the South Division to 14-4.
After scoring seven of their 10 runs with two outs on Sunday night, Gary (39-29) took the opening lead with three, two-out runs in the third. Cameron Newell made it 1-0 with an RBI single down the left field line before Randy Santiesteban took Austin Kubitza deep to left for a two-run home run on the first pitch he saw.
Texas (25-42) snapped Gary’s combined no-hitter on Jake Taylor’s leadoff single in the seventh. Ryne Willard drew a walk with two outs before Taylor swiped third without a throw. Trevor Sealey ended the shutout with a two-out, opposite filed RBI single to right field, cutting the RailCats lead to 4-1.
Gary concludes their three-game road series against Texas on Tuesday night at 7:05 p.m. Two-time All-Star Charle Rosario (8-4, 3.19) opposes AirHogs right-hander Jared Mortensen (3-1, 3.75) in the final game of the year between the two teams on Tuesday night.
Jared Shlensky and Austin Anderson bring you all 100 RailCats games this season on WEFM (95.9FM) and online at railcatsbaseball.com. Fans can purchase tickets for RailCats home games by calling (219) 882-BALL or online at railcatsbaseball.com. The RailCats box office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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