Colts Earn Walk-Off WinMay 24, 2012 - North American League (NAL) McAllen Thunder
Right fielder J.J.Sherrill scored the winning run after reaching base on a third strike that gotpast Thunder catcher Giovanni Rosa. First baseman Daryl Jones followed Sherrillwith a base hit, and shortstop Landon Camp was intentionally walked by McAllen(0-2) reliever Kurt Houck.
Houck was taken outin favor of lefty Jason Moody. The southpaw delivered a four-pitch walk toPatton to end the game.
Houck (0-1)suffered the loss, allowing two runs in 1 1/3 innings of work.
Colts closer ErikDraxton (1-0) earned the win by virtue of pitching a scoreless top of theninth. Draxton struck out one and worked around a two-out walk.
Logan Williamsonstarted for the Colts (2-0) and took a no decision. Williamson allowed one runon just three hits and struck out six in five innings.
Third baseman JasonCrosland went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer in the fourth inning that scoredPatton. Patton went 1-for-3 with two walks, and the walk-off RBI.
The Colts andThunder play game three of their season-opening, four-game series Friday at7:05 p.m. at Foster Field. Righty Mark Willinsky will start for the Coltsopposite Thunder lefty Frank James.
The Thunder is in their 2nd season of professionalbaseball and will open up their home 2012 ULB season on Tuesday, June 5 versusAbilene Prairie Dogs. Season Tickets, Family Passes and group nights forThunder games are available at 956-380-6256.
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