Frisco drops close Sunday affair
FRISCO, Texas (May 21, 2023) – Tekoah Roby held the Amarillo Sod Poodles hitless for four innings but the Frisco RoughRiders fell 3-1 on Sunday at Riders Field. Box Score Roby struck out three in four innings without a run allowed. Once he exited, the Sod Poodles (17-22) scored one
FRISCO, Texas (May 21, 2023) – Tekoah Roby held the Amarillo Sod Poodles hitless for four innings but the Frisco RoughRiders fell 3-1 on Sunday at Riders Field.
Roby struck out three in four innings without a run allowed. Once he exited, the Sod Poodles (17-22) scored one run in each of the next three innings. The RoughRiders (17-21) still won four of six games in the series.
Marc Church (2-3) pitched the sixth for Frisco and allowed one run to put Amarillo up 2-1. Amarillo's starter Chad Patrick (1-5) gave up one run in 5.2 innings for the win. Christian Montes De Oca pitched a three-up, three-down ninth inning for the save.
The RoughRiders scored the first run of the game in the second inning when Kellen Strahm led off with a single, Dustin Harris doubled and Trevor Hauver recorded a sacrifice fly. Frisco did not score the rest of the game and Hauver's fifth-inning single was the only hit after the second inning.
Leading off for the RoughRiders, Aaron Zavala drew two walks for the second consecutive game. Zavala has reached base multiple times in each of the four games he has played since joining the RoughRiders this week.
Frisco hits the road for Arkansas next week for a six-game series with the Travelers. The next series at Riders Field begins Tuesday, May 30 against the San Antonio Missions. Get your tickets now at RidersBaseball.com or call 972.731.9200.
About the RoughRiders
The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and the 2022 Texas League champions. In 2023, the team is celebrating its 20th anniversary and has consistently finished in the top five among all Double-A franchises in attendance yearly. 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, Bullpen Bar, 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 185 former RoughRiders players have gone on to play Major League Baseball including current Rangers Josh Jung, Cole Ragans and Bubba Thompson. For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders, please visit RidersBaseball.com or contact [email protected].