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Rain suspends series opener between RailCats and Saltdogs

06/16/2017 8:23 PM -

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (June 16, 2017)
Contact: Jared Shlensky
jshlensky@railcatsbaseball.com

The series opener between the Gary SouthShore RailCats (14-14) and Lincoln Saltdogs (17-9) was suspended on Friday with neither team scoring after the top of the fifth due to rain. Friday’s scoreless game will resume on Saturday at 6 p.m. and a seven-inning contest will follow approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of Friday’s suspended game.

John Holland has two of the RailCats four hits through the first 4 1/2 innings and Charle Rosario didn’t allow a single baserunner to reach third base in his four innings pitched. Rosario tallied three strikeouts and allowed just three hits and a walk.

Neither team has announced who will start on the mound in Friday’s suspended game. Southpaw Alex Gunn (1-3, 4.15) is expected to square up against Lincoln right-hander Derek Gordon (1-1, 3.51) in Saturday’s seven-inning contest.           

Gary returns home to U.S. Steel Yard on Monday, June 19 for the start of a three-game series vs. Sioux City. First pitch against the Explorers is at 7:10 p.m. Monday’s game is another MetroPCS Monday. Visit your nearest Northwest Indiana MetroPCS location for a reserved seat ticket voucher to Monday’s game.          

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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