The number 7 ranked prospect in all of baseball, Bobby Witt Jr. and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals come to Frisco to play a six-game series. Don’t miss your chance to see one of the top prospects in the game.

The RoughRiders are 5-5 in their last 10 games, but they still hold the 1st spot in Double-A Central with their 18-11 record. They’ve been getting by behind their strong pitching staff.

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are sitting in 6th place with a 13-14 record and are 4-6 over their last 10 games.

Some of each team’s numbers.

StatRoughRidersNaturals
AVG.227.244
HR2143
RBI109132
SB2439
OBP.318.351
SLG.351.439
OPS.668.790
Pitching
ERA3.144.13
SO310262
BB112116
SV136
WHIP1.121.39
BAA.194.239

The pitching match-ups

RoughRiders

  • Game 1: RHP Cole Winn (2-1, 1.63)
  • Game 2: LHP Sal Mendez (3-0, 2.33)
  • Game 3: RHP Hans Crouse (0-1, 2.00)
  • Game 4: RHP Yerry Rodriguez (0-1, 3.65)
  • Game 5: LHP Jake Latz (1-0, 2.63)
  • Game 6: AJ Alexy (1-0, 1.10)

Naturals

  • Game 1: RHP Stephen Woods Jr (0-4, 13.15)
  • Game 2: RHP Jon Heasley (1-0, 2.15)
  • Game 3: TBD
  • Game 4: LHP Austin Cox (0-1, 6.14)
  • Game 5: LHP Marcelo Martinez (1-2, 5.87)
  • Game 6: TBD

Some players to keep an eye on

Ryan Dorow became a father recently and is having his best season of his career at the plate for the RoughRiders. He’s the current RoughRiders leader in OPS with a 1.063 and a .371 batting average. Look for Dorow to continue his hot start to the season at the plate.

Cole Winn is pitching lights out. He’s logged 27.2 innings and has a 1.63 earned run average with a 0.723 WHIP. Really, the whole RoughRiders pitching staff has been amazing.

Bobby Witt Jr is guaranteed to draw plenty of scouts, fans and autograph seekers to Riders Field over this series. Witt Jr is hitting .236/.315/.491/.805 at the plate with 9 home runs and 16 RBI.

Nick Pratto, the Naturals 1st baseman is another player to keep an eye on. He is currently hitting .304/.459/.674/1.133 at the plate with 9 home runs and 18 RBI.

Promotions

The Roadhouse

Remember, Tuesday’s are Eric Nadel’s Tuesday tunes. Tonight will feature live music from Ginny Mac from 6-7 in the Roadhouse.

Wednesdays feature Weiner Wednesdays so come hungry.

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