Goudeau Leads Travs to Shutout in Doubleheader Split
North Little Rock, AR-An exchange of shutouts led to a doubleheader split on Thursday night between the Arkansas Travelers and Frisco RoughRiders at Dickey-Stephens Park. Ashton Goudeau led the Travs in the opener by pitching a complete game shutout in a 4-0 win. Goudeau went the distance on 86 pitches while giving up only four hits and two walks with five strikeouts. It was the second longest outing of Goudeau's career and his first ever complete game and shutout. Game two saw 22-year old Frisco starter Jonathan Hernandez go six innings and give up just two hits while striking out nine in a 6-0 RoughRider win.
Moments That Mattered (in Game 1)
* Joseph Odom dropped a two-out two-run single into center field to put the Travs on top in the second.
* Joey Curletta and Dario Pizzano connected for back-to-back sacrifice flies in the third inning to pad the lead.
Moments That Mattered (in Game 2)
* Down by two runs, Joey Curletta was called out on strikes to end the top of the third with the tying runs on base.
* Frisco put the game on ice scoring four times in the top of the seventh inning.
Notable Travs Performances (in Game 1)
* C Joseph Odom: 1-2, 2 RBI
* Ashton Goudeau: CG, SHO, Win, 7 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 5 K
Notable Travs Performances (in Game 2)
* LF Chuck Taylor: 1-4, 2B
* Wyatt Mills: 2 IP, 3 H, 3 K
The Travs welcome in the Midland RockHounds to open a three game series on Friday night. Right-hander Williams Perez (3-1, 2.68) takes the ball against righty Logan Shore (1-5, 5.07). First pitch is set for 7:10 and it is Clunker Car Night. The game will also be broadcast on the Sports Animal 920, the First Pitch App, TuneIn radio and milb.tv.
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