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Offensive parade takes Travs to series win

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Travelers from Arkansas

April 21, 2024 – Texas League (TL)
Arkansas Travelers News Release

North Little Rock, AR – The Arkansas Travelers earned a series victory over the Frisco RoughRiders with a 9-4 victory on Sunday afternoon at Dickey-Stephens Park. A bevy of free baserunners early in the game helped the Travs build a lead and then cruise to the finish. The offense yielded 13 hits in the game, while drawing 10 walks and being hit by two pitches. Blas Castano and Raul Alcantara carried most of the load on the mound, working 3.2 and four innings respectively and allowing just one earned run between them.

Moments that mattered

* Arkansas drove in three runs in the second to open the scoring, with Kaden Polcovich, Cole Young and Spencer Packard each picking up RBIs.

* Grant Witherspoon scored runs in both the fourth and fifth innings as the Travs extended their lead.

Notable Travs performances

* C Harry Ford: 2-4, BB, 2 runs, 2 2B, RBI

* RF Grant Witherspoon: 2-3, BB, HBP, run, 2 RBI

* LHP Raul Alcantara: Win, 4 IP, 3 H, 2 UER, 2 K

News and notes

* It was the second straight win for Arkansas.

* The Travs set a season high with their 10 even walks.

Next one

After a day off Monday, the Travs open a series in Springfield on Tuesday evening, with RHP Logan Evans starting for Arkansas against RHP Ian Bedell. The first pitch is at 6:05 and the match will be broadcast on 106.7 Buz2, the Bally Live App, milb.tv and mlb.tv.

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