CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (May 13, 2019) - The RoughRiders fell 4-2 in Corpus Christi Monday night, dropping the series opener to the Hooks.
* After falling behind 2-0 early on, the Riders tied the game with a pair of bases-loaded walks in the fifth.
* Corpus Christi took the lead for good with two runs in the sixth.
* Michael De Leon singled twice, running his hitting streak to six games.
NOTABLE RIDERS PERFORMERS
* Jonathan Hernandez: 5 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 6 K
* Emmanuel Clase: 1 1/3 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
* Michael De Leon: 2-for-5
* Charles Leblanc: 1-for-3, 2 BB, RBI
NEWS AND NOTES
* Locke St. John tossed a scoreless eighth inning, pushing his scoreless streak to 11 2/3 innings.
Riders at Corpus Christi, Tuesday, 6:15 pm
RHP Tyler Phillips (Double-A debut) vs. RHP Brandon Bielak (2-0, 4.68)
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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 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 xtwo 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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