Beck and Cordero Go Back-To-Back in 7-5 Defeat
FRISCO, Texas - The Riders hit back-to-back homers for the first time in 2019 and made a late rally against Amarillo, but came up short in a 7-5 loss to the Sod Poodle Friday night.
* Preston Beck and Andretty Cordero connected on back-to-back solo homers in the fourth, giving the Riders an early 2-0 lead.
* After Amarillo jumped ahead 7-2, the Riders slowly chipped away at the deficit, getting the go-ahead run on base in the bottom of the eighth.
* In addition to his homer, Cordero finished the night 4-for-4 with two doubles and extended his team-leading RBI count to 30.
NOTABLE RIDERS PERFORMERS
* Andretty Cordero: 4-for-4, 2 2B, HR, 2 RBI
* Preston Beck: 1-for-4, HR, RBI
* Peter Fairbanks: 1 1/3 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
NEWS AND NOTES
* Reliever Peter Fairbanks retired all four men he faced and has set down all 12 he's encountered in his first three Double-A outings, striking out eight.
* The Riders struck out 13 Amarillo hitters for the second consecutive night and have fanned at least 1o hitters in 16 of 41 games this year.
Riders vs. Amarillo, Saturday, 7:05 pm
RHP Edgar Arredondo (3-1, 5.46) vs. RHP Emmanuel Ramirez (2-4, 5.16)
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