Travs take Friday night ballgame, 3-1

By Springfield Cardinals | May 24, 2019 11:12 PM

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- The Arkansas Travelers (31-15) swung in front with two runs in the seventh to claim the 3-1 win against the Springfield Cardinals (18-30) at Dickey-Stephens Park on Friday night.

W: RHP Darren McCaughan (3-3)
L: LHP Austin Warner (2-4)
S: RHP Zac Grotz (1)

-The Cardinals dealt the first blow with an RBI groundout from LF Conner Capel in the top of the second for the 1-0 lead.

-Arkansas tied it with an unearned run in the bottom of the fourth that scored on an RBI sac fly from 3B Logan Taylor.

-The tie remained until the bottom of the seventh, when an RBI single by C Joe DeCarlo and a run-scoring error bumped the Travs ahead, 3-1, the eventual final score.

-LF Conner Capel has driven in both RBIs for the Cardinals in the series, increasing his season total to 25 RBIs, second-most on the club.

-LHP Austin Warner tossed 6.1 innings with only one earned run (three runs total) on six hits and one walk, striking out eight.

-DH Johan Mieses went 2x4 with a pair of doubles.

-CF Dylan Carlson went 2x4 with a pair of singles, increasing his season average to .287 with 50 hits through his first 45 games.

-The Cardinals continue the series in Arkansas on Saturday at 6:10pm. Catch all the action live on Jock 98.7FM and, and tune in 15 minutes early for the Harbell's Grill and Sports Bar Pregame Show.

Springfield returns home for a promotion-packed six-game homestand from Tuesday, May 28 - Sunday, June 2. Check out all the upcoming fun and order your tickets right now at

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