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Riders Notch First Shutout in 4-0 Win at Arkansas

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

Frisco RoughRiders pitcher Brock Burke
Frisco RoughRiders pitcher Brock Burke
(Frisco RoughRiders, Credit: Duncan Stanley/Frisco RoughRiders)

N. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Four pitchers combined to throw a six-hit shutout Monday, as the Riders knocked off Arkansas 4-0 to earn their first shutout victory of the season.


* Starter Brock Burke racked up eight strikeouts and allowed just one hit over 4 2/3 innings.

* With the Riders up 1-0 in the seventh, Jake Lemoine escaped a two-runner jam by inducing a line-out double play, preserving the slim lead.

* The Riders opened the game up in the ninth, scoring three insurance runs to build a 4-0 lead. Eliezer Alvarez contributed a two-run single as part of the big frame.


* Brock Burke: 4 2/3 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 8 K

* Jake Lemoine: 2 1/3 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K (W)

* Eliezer Alvarez: 2-for-4, 2 RBI


* Since allowing seven runs in the fourth inning Saturday, Riders pitchers have combined for 14 scoreless innings on just seven hits.

* Charles Leblanc recorded a pair of singles Monday, collecting his 10th multi-hit game of the young season while raising his average to .382.


Riders at Arkansas, Tuesday, 7:10 pm

RHP Pedro Payano (1-0, 3.97) vs. LHP Anthony Misiewicz (0-1, 2.40)

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