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Racers Drop Series Opener to USSSA Pride

July 23, 2016 - KISSIMMEE, FL - The USSSA Florida Pride took game one against the Akron Racers Saturday night with a series of long balls to secure the 4-1 Pride win. In the first inning, Megan Wiggins started things off with a lead-off home run that put the Pride up 1-0. The Racers tied the ballgame at one in the top of the third inning. Akron second baseman Ashley Thomas led off the inning with an infield single followed by right fielder AJ Andrews, who laid down the bunt with Thomas on first that got away from GiOnna DiSalvatore at... Full Story

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Racers Rally Comes up Short against Dawgs

July 20, 2016 - AKRON, OH - The Akron Racers dropped the series finale with the Scrap Yard Dawgs 5-3 at Firestone Stadium on Wednesday afternoon as the home run once again buoyed the Dawgs' offense, with three blasts accounting for all of the offense on the winning side. After the Racers opened the scoring with a sacrifice fly by first baseman Sam Fischer to score centerfielder Taylor Schlopy in the bottom of the first inning, the Dawgs (20-13) bounced back with back-to-back home runs by designated player Taylore Fuller and catcher Megan... Full Story

Racers Struggle Early in Loss to Dawgs

July 19, 2016 - AKRON, OH - The Akron Racers found themselves down quickly on Tuesday night and could never fully recover after the Scrap Yard Dawgs struck first for a 7-3 win at Firestone Stadium. The Dawgs (19-13) came into the top of the first inning in full force, putting four runs on the board early. The Racers (19-14) barely got situated into their positions before left fielder Kiki Stokes led off for the Dawgs and blasted the fourth pitch of the game over the centerfield fence. Dawgs second baseman Nerissa Myers walked and designa... Full Story

Racers Come up Short against Dawgs

July 18, 2016 - AKRON, OH - On Sarah Pauly night at Firestone Stadium, it was Scrap Yard Dawgs pitcher Monica Abbott stealing the spotlight pitching a complete game one-hitter to shutout the Akron Racers 3-0. Abbott struck out 14 hitters and had only surrendered one base runner until the seventh inning. Taking the circle on Monday night were a pair of pitchers with a combined 20 years of NPF experience in Pauly and Abbott, but in the end it was the nine-year veteran, Abbott gaining the edge in the victory. To lead off the seventh inni... Full Story

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League: National Pro Fastpitch
Home: Akron, Ohio
Class: Softball
Website: Akron Racers site
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