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Riders Fall in Finale with Cardinals

August 22, 2019 - Texas League (TL) - Frisco RoughRiders News Release

Frisco RoughRiders pitcher Walker Weickel
Frisco RoughRiders pitcher Walker Weickel
(Frisco RoughRiders)

FRISCO, Texas - The Riders fell 8-4 in Thursday's rubber match against Springfield at Dr Pepper Ballpark.

SYNOPSIS

* Tony Sanchez homered to begin a two-run seventh inning, pushing his hitting streak to seven games in the process.

* Reliever Walker Weickel tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings and hasn't allowed a run in his last 13 frames.

* The Riders tied the game 1-1 in the bottom of the third on an RBI from Eliezer Alvarez before Springfield broke the tie with a five-run fifth.

KEY RIDERS PERFORMERS

* Collin Wiles: 4 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K

* Walker Weickel: 2 2/3 IP, 1 H, 0 ER

* Tony Sanchez: 1-for-4, HR, RBI

NEWS AND NOTES

* Weickel's scoreless streak is his second-longest this season. He tossed 17 2/3 scoreless innings April 4-May 3.

WHAT'S NEXT

Riders vs. NW Arkansas, Friday, 7:05 pm

RHP Edgar Arredondo (7-3, 4.25) vs. RHP Scott Blewett (0-3, 6.23)

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