Zhang Tao, AirHogs Bats Even Series, 8-2
One night after suffering the worst loss of the season, the AirHogs get the most important win of the season in Cleburne tonight, taking care of business 8-2.
The AirHogs fell behind early thanks to a Ryan Brett solo home run in the second inning.
The AirHogs bats exploded in the 3rd inning putting up 5 runs highlighted by Na Chuang’s RBI double to make it 5-1.
The AirHogs would add on another two runs in the 4th inning with a Li Ning 2 RBI single to make it 7-1.
The Railroaders would add a score in the bottom of the fourth off a Nick Rotla RBI triple. AirHogs would answer with a sac fly in the 6th making it 8-2.
The bullpen was phenomenal in relief providing 4 shutout innings highlighted by RHP Pete Perez’s 2 innings of relief to keep the score at its final of 8-2
Tonight’s win was number 26 on the season, one more than the team won last year with still 7 games to play.
AirHogs go for the series tomorrow in game 3, first pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM it’ll be RHP Zech Lemond on the mound for the Hogs to face off against RHP Jesus Sanchez.
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By Tim Costello