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RedHawks Top Gary 6-3 To Open Roadtrip

The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks got a solid start from Billy Weitzman and a 5-for-5 night from Yurendell DeCaster as they topped the Gary SouthShore RailCats 6-3 on Friday night at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, IN.  The win snapped the RedHawks 5-game losing streak and moved their 2009 record to 2-5.

The RedHawks got things going in the second inning after Yurendell DeCaster singled and Randall Simon walked. DeCaster would attempt to steal third and would score when Anthony Esquer’s throw sailed into left field. Isaac Omura failed to snag a Jeremiah Piepkorn pop-up, putting two on with nobody out. Kole Zimmerman would hit a one-out single to drive in Simon from second. In the third, DeCaster would then get on base again after a one-out single and advanced to second on a Pepkorn base hit. DeCaster would try to swipe third again, and this time, Masaoka’s toss would get past Omura, allowing DeCaster to score another unearned run.

Masaoka (0-1) ran into more trouble in the fourth after hitting Justin Justice and giving up a single to Zach Penprase. After a strikeout to Carlo Cota for the second out, Nic Jackson doubled to score Justice. DeCaster thenb blooped a shot to center which fell between Rob Marconi, Eric McNamee, and Jordan Czarniecki, allowing both Penprase and Jackson to score. Masaoka would exit after 3.2 innings, giving up six runs, four earned.

The RailCats scored a run in the bottom of the second on a McNamee double that plated Mike Rohde. The only other run against Fargo starter Billy Weitzman (1-1) came in the seventh. After giving up a leadoff walk to McNamee and getting Esquer to line out, Scott Koerber relieved Weitzman and proceeded to walk two straight batters. Matt Mossey then entered and gave up an RBI fielder’s choice to Marconi, allowing McNamee to score. The RailCats got to Mossey in the ninth when Mike Massaro drove in Esquer. Yosandy Ibanez would come on to close out the game, getting Marconi to pop out and finishing with a strikeout to Jay Pecci.

Weitzman picked up the win after 6.1 innings, being charged with two runs on three hits, walking three, and striking out two while Masaoka took the loss and Ibanez collected his first save of the year.

The RailCats (4-4) get back to work on Saturday night against the RedHawks with a 6 p.m. scheduled first pitch at U. S. Steel Yard. Scott Fogelson (0-1) will take the hill for the RedHawks while Tony Cogan (1-1) will make his third start of the season for the RailCats.








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