NWA Naturals at Frisco RoughRiders

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Northwest Arkansas Naturals

The Frisco RoughRiders traveled home to Riders Field after sweeping their 6-game series against the San Antonio Missions (Padres). The Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Royals) are now in town to play a 6-games series against the RoughRiders. The RoughRiders will look to match a 9-1 start they haven’t seen since 2016 and they only need to win on Tuesday to make that happen.

Through their nine games, the RoughRiders line-up have scored 1st in every single one of them.

Frisco RoughRiders probable rotation through Thursday:

  • Tues: RHP Kevin Gowdy (0-0, 3.00)
  • Wed: LHP Avery Weems (0-0, 20.25)
  • Thu: RHP Justin Slaten (0-0, 3.60)
  • Fri: LHP Cody Bradford
  • Sat: RHP Jack Leiter
  • Sun: LHP Cole Ragans

That’s a rotation that no team wants to face. If the rotation changes, I will update this post.

Asa Lacy is currently on the Naturals roster and is the Royals number # ranked prospect.

The Naturals rotation is like this:

  1. Tue: RHP Alec Marsh
  2. Wed: LHP Drew Parrish
  3. Thu: LHP Anthony Veneziano (0-2, 14.73)
  4. Fri:
  5. Sat: LHP Asa Lacy
  6. Sun:

The 5 starters for NWA all rank in the top 30 of the Royals prospects Lacy 4, Marsh 12, Zerpa 13, Veneziano 17 and Parrish 29

Some team stats



On the promotion side of things, Tuesday is Silver Slugger Tuesday which means fans 65 and older can get a $10 ticket if they show their IF at the box office.

Wednesday, is dubbed Wednesday Texas Baseball Legends Wednesday and it is with Steve Buechele.

Thursday is a packed night. It starts with Frisco ISD night. It is also Thirsty Thursday which means you’ll find drink specials. Blue Norther Hard Seltzer at the River features $2 Blue Norther Hard Seltzers and also $2 drafts.

Friday is another jam-packed night that starts with Girl Scout Night and iHeartFrisco night capped off with post-game fireworks.

Saturday is Gonna be May and special guest Chris Kirkpatrick will be and of course there will be the sky-lit fireworks post-game.

Sunday is for the kids and dogs. It will be Kids Sunday Funday along with Crayola Experience Day and bark in the park, so be sure to bring your furry kids along as well.


Covering the Texas Rangers farm system since 2019. Credentialed media with the Frisco RoughRiders.

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I'm married with 2 boys. I love spending time with family and I recently started collecting baseball cards again. My wife gets annoyed with my baseball addiction.