The Frisco RoughRiders have 14 games remaining this season after their 8-3 loss to to Midland RockHounds (Athletics).
On the mound
Right-hander Zak Kent (0-3, 5.60) took the mound for the RoughRiders. He was tagged with the loss after allowing four runs on seven hits, three walks, and six strikeouts in his five innings.
Out of the pen
Right-hander Daniel Robert (0.75) pitched two scoreless innings giving up only one hit and striking out three.
Alex Speas (13.06) allowed four runs on two hits, two walks and one strikeout.
At the plate
The RoughRiders scored three runs on six hits and a stolen base.
It was the game of the Josh’s. Josh H. Smith (2-3) and Josh Stowers (2-3) each had two hits and an RBI. Jordan Procyshen (1-3) had the other RBI. Melvin Novoa (1-3) had the other hit.
Josh Smith had the stolen base, his 4th in AA.
I’m going to have to check this stat but this is the only time recently I can recall the whole line-up not working a walk.
RoughRiders post-seaaon outlook
The RoughRiders still remain in 1st place in the Double-A Central South but the Wichita Wind Surge (Twins) hold 1st place overall with a 62-46 record.
The Arkansas Travelers (59-49 have the same number of wins as the RoughRiders but have just two more losses. So, it’s going to go down to the wire.
The RoughRiders next series is back at Riders Field agsint the San Antonio Missions and is their last home series of the season.