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Travelers walk off Frisco in 10 innings

Riders tie it in ninth before falling on walk-off sac fly
July 10, 2021

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (July 10, 2021) – The Frisco RoughRiders tied the game against the Arkansas Travelers in the ninth before being walked off on in a 10-inning, 4-3 defeat from Dickey-Stephens Park on Saturday night. With Frisco (37-22) trailing 3-2 into the ninth, Josh Stowers tied the game with

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (July 10, 2021) – The Frisco RoughRiders tied the game against the Arkansas Travelers in the ninth before being walked off on in a 10-inning, 4-3 defeat from Dickey-Stephens Park on Saturday night.

With Frisco (37-22) trailing 3-2 into the ninth, Josh Stowers tied the game with a two-out RBI single, knotting the score at 3-3.

After the Riders were held scoreless in the top of the 10th, Arkansas (31-27) came back with a the winning run in the bottom of the inning when Jake Scheiner hit a sacrifice fly to left field, bringing in Bobby Honeyman.

Stephen Villines (4-2) took the loss for Frisco, allowing the unearned automatic runner to score in the bottom of the 10th.

Collin Kober (2-0) was the winner for the Travelers, throwing a scoreless 10th inning.

To start the scoring, Joe Rizzo put Arkansas on the board in the third with an RBI single to make it 1-0.

Diosbel Arias then tied it at 1-1 with an RBI groundout in the fourth, but in the bottom half of the inning, the Travelers took the lead right back. Scheiner scored on a passed ball and Stephen Wrenn hit a sacrifice fly to jump Arkansas back out in front 3-1.

Frisco made it a one-run game when Stowers smacked an RBI double off the wall in the seventh before he tied it in the ninth.

The RoughRiders conclude their six-game set with the Travelers on Sunday, July 11th at 2:10 p.m. RHP A.J. Alexy (3-1, 1.64) goes for Frisco while Arkansas has yet to announce a starter.

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About the RoughRiders

The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. The team was founded in 2003 and has finished first among all Double-A franchises in attendance in each of the last 15 seasons (2005-2019). 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 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 160 former RoughRiders players have gone on to play Major League Baseball, including current Rangers players Jose Trevino, Isiah Kiner-Falefa and Joey Gallo. For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders, please visit RidersBaseball.com or contact [email protected]