The RoughRiders are back home for twelve games. The first six game series will see them face the Amarillo Sod Poodles (Diamondbacks).

The RoughRiders record of 14-9 has them standing alone in 1st place 1.5 games ahead of the Midland RockHounds (Athletics) who have a 13-11 record. The RoughRiders are 5-5 over their last 10 games.

The Sod Poodles record of 11-13 has them in 4th place and the same record as the Missions. The Sod Poodles are 5-5 over their last 10 games.

The month of June, the RoughRiders play the most home games of their schedule than any other month.

Team stats

The RoughRiders pitching staff owns an earned run average of 2.83 with is tops in the Double-A Central.

We should note that the RoughRiders backstop, Matt Whatley, has been super impressive behind the plate. They have a 10-5 record with him behind the dish. Jordan Procyshen who has done a nice job in the back up role as well. Their record with Procyshen is 4-2.

StatRoughRidersSod Poodles
AVG.228.213
HR1522
RBI8891
SB2221
OBP.323.295
SLG.353.347
OPS.676.642
Pitching
ERA2.835.05
SO246257
BB9184
SV98
WHIP1.111.33
BAA.188.245

Probables

RoughRiders

  • Tuesday June 1st: LHP Jake Latz (1-0, 2.12) offense provides 4.3 runs of support in his starts.
  • Wednesday June 2nd: RHP Cole Winn, offense provides average of 2.3 runs of support in his starts.
  • Thursday June 3rd: LHP Sal Mendez (2-0, 3.14)
  • Friday June 4th: TBD
  • Saturday June 5th: TBD
  • Sunday June 6th: TBD

Sod Poodles

  • Tuesday June 1st: Luis Frias (1-1, 4.30)
  • Wednesday June 2nd: LHP Tommy Henry (0-1, 4.76)
  • Thursday June 3rd: RHP Ryan Weiss (1-1, 3.28)
  • Friday June 4th: TBD
  • Saturday June 5th: TBD
  • Sunday June 6th: TBD

Promotions

Eric Nadel’s Tuesday tunes is tonight, June 1st with local artist, Ryan Berg performing.

Wednesday June 2nd is Weiner Wednesdays, so come to the ballpark hungry.

Thursday June 3rd is thirsty Thursday.

Friday June 4th, post-game fireworks.

Saturday June 5th, you’ll enjoy post-game firework.

Sunday June 6th is strikeout cancer night, which will feature the team wearing special jerseys.

RoughRider Injuries

The RoughRiders have had a couple of key injuries recently with Davis Wendzel on the IL with a hamate bone injury.

Alex Speas is also on the IL with elbow issues.

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