Riders Split Twin Bill with Naturals
SPRINGDALE, Ark. - After a tough loss in game one of a doubleheader, the RoughRiders routed Northwest Arkansas 9-0 in the second game to split the twin bill with the Naturals Saturday.
GAME ONE - NW Arkansas 7 Riders 1
* The Riders took a 1-0 lead in the third on a squeeze bunt from Yonny Hernandez before the Naturals scored the game's final seven runs.
* Hernandez and Ryan Dorow each finished with two hits in the loss.
GAME TWO - Riders 9 NW Arkansas 0
* The Riders plated four runs in the first and five more in the third to jump out to a comfortable 9-0 lead.
* Starter Emerson Martinez tossed five scoreless innings and allowed just one hit to earn the win as part of a combined one-hit shutout of the Naturals.
Riders at NW Arkansas, Sunday, 6:05 pm
RHP Tyler Phillips (6-9, 4.97) vs. RHP Gerson Garabito (6-11, 3.99)
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