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Sanchez Guides Riders to Walk-Off Win

April 19, 2019 - Texas League (TL) - Frisco RoughRiders News Release

FRISCO, Texas - A walk-off single from Tony Sanchez capped a ninth-inning comeback for the Riders, who rallied to beat Midland 4-3 Friday night at Dr Pepper Ballpark.

SYNOPSIS

* The Riders scored twice in the ninth to erase a 3-2 deficit. Andretty Cordero singled home the tying run before Sanchez produced the knockout blow.

* Preston Beck clubbed a solo homer in the sixth - his team-leading fifth of the year - to make it a 3-2 game in the sixth.

* Three Riders pitchers combined to allow just one run on two hits in the final six innings to keep Midland from expanding its lead.

NOTABLE RIDERS PERFORMERS

* Tony Sanchez: 2-for-4, RBI

* Preston Beck: 1-for-4, HR, RBI, 2 R

* Joe Palumbo: 6 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 4 K

NEWS AND NOTES

* Friday's walk-off win was the first of the year for the Riders, who collected six such victories in 2018.

* Sanchez extended his hitting streak to 11 games. His streak is the longest by a Riders hitter since Scott Heineman collected a 12-game surge in August 2017.

WHAT'S NEXT

Riders vs. Midland, Saturday, 7:05 pm

RHP Edgar Arredondo (1-1, 3.97) vs. RHP Brian Howard (2-0, 0.56)

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