Drillers drop Riders Wednesday

Altmann reaches twice, drives in lone run in 6-1 loss to Tulsa

Emmanuel Clase worked a scoreless eighth Wednesday and has an eight-inning scoreless streak. (Duncan Stanley/Frisco RoughRiders)

By Frisco RoughRiders | June 12, 2019 4:22 PM

FRISCO, Texas (June 12, 2019) - The Riders were quieted by Tulsa in a 6-1 loss Wednesday afternoon.

SYNOPSIS
* Starter Jonathan Hernandez allowed just one run in his first four innings but gave up a pair in both the fifth and sixth frames, breaking a 1-1 tie and opening up a lead for the Drillers.
* Josh Altmann reached twice and drove in the lone Riders run with a sacrifice fly in the second.

KEY RIDERS PERFORMERS
* Jonathan Hernandez: 5 IP, 7 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 5 K
* Eliezer Alvarez: 1-for-3, 2B, BB, R
* Josh Altmann: 0-for-1, 2 HBP, RBI

NEWS AND NOTES
* Reliever James Jones had his streak of 12 innings without an earned run end in the ninth inning.

WHAT'S NEXT
Riders vs. Tulsa, Thursday, 7:05 p.m.
RHP Ronald Herrera
(0-0, 3.60) vs. LHP Ben Holmes (0-0, 4.50)

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About the RoughRiders 

The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and play their games at beautiful Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. The team was founded in 2003 and has finished first among all Double-A franchises in attendance in each of the last 14 seasons (2005-2018). In August 2014, the RoughRiders were purchased by an ownership group led by Chuck Greenberg. Since then, the new ownership group, together with the City of Frisco, has spearheaded numerous major franchise enhancements, investing over $8 million in a wide array of facility upgrades and improvements, including a state-of-the-art HD video board, sound system, Bull Moose Saloon, InTouch Grille, Riders Outpost Team Store and the world's largest water feature in a sports facility, the massive Choctaw Lazy River. These enhancements earned the Riders and the City of Frisco Ballpark Digest's prestigious "Best Ballpark Renovation" award for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016). More than 150 former RoughRiders players have gone on to play Major League Baseball, including All-Stars Chris Davis, Adrian Gonzalez, Ian Kinsler and Neftali Feliz, as well as current Rangers stars Elvis Andrus, Joey Gallo, Isiah Kiner-Falefa and Rougned Odor. For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please visit RidersBaseball.com or contact Ryan Rouillard at RRouillard@RidersBaseball.com.

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