Springdale, AR-The Arkansas Travelers were denied a sweep at Northwest Arkansas, being shutout 2-0 on Monday night. It was the 10th time this season that the Travs were blanked as Josh Staumont (six innings) and Walker Sheller (three innings) combined on the four-hitter.
Moments That Mattered
- Dario Pizzano and Ryan Casteel had consecutive hits with two outs in the first inning but both were stranded.
- Staumont and Sheller combined to retire 15 consecutive Travs batters from the third through the eighth.
- Nelson Ward and Chuck Taylor had consecutive hits with two outs in the eighth inning but both were stranded.
Notable Travs Performances
- 1B Ryan Casteel: 1-4, 7 game hit streak
- RHP Austin Hutchison: 3.2 IP, 5 H, 4 K
Arkansas continues their final roadtrip of the season as they open a four game series in Springfield on Tuesday night against the Cardinals. Righty Bryan Evans (3-1, 3.91) starts against righty Chris Ellis (5-8, 4.36). First pitch is at 6:30 and the game will be broadcast on the Sports Animal 920, the First Pitch App, TuneIn radio and milb.tv.
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