SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Aug. 27, 2019) - Juremi Profar tied a career-high with four RBIs Tuesday, guiding the Riders to a 5-2 win in Springfield.SYNOPSIS* Profar drove in each of the first four runs, collecting an RBI single, an RBI double and a sacrifice fly.* Starter Richelson Peña fired five scoreless innings,
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Aug. 27, 2019) - Juremi Profar tied a career-high with four RBIs Tuesday, guiding the Riders to a 5-2 win in Springfield.
* Profar drove in each of the first four runs, collecting an RBI single, an RBI double and a sacrifice fly.
* Starter Richelson Peña fired five scoreless innings, allowing just three hits while striking out six to earn the win.
* Demarcus Evans completed a four-out save to seal the victory.
KEY RIDERS PERFORMERS
* Juremi Profar: 2-for-2, 2B, 4 RBI, 2 BB
* Leody Taveras: 3-for-4, BB, 2 R
* Richelson Pena: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K (W)
NEWS AND NOTES
* The Riders are 5-1 in Springfield this season.
Riders at Springfield, Wednesday, 6:30 pm
RHP Collin Wiles (0-3, 7.04) vs. RHP Johan Oviedo (6-7, 5.68)
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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 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 Elvis Andrus, Nomar Mazara and Joey Gallo. For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please visit RidersBaseball.com or contact Ryan Rouillard at [email protected].