Stockade Takes Rubber Match in Alpine
KSAL Sports - July 21, 2016 6:06 am
The Salina Stockade takes two of three games from Alpine, winning the rubber match 9-6 on Wednesday night in Texas.
The Stockade used a five-run sixth inning to take an 8-4 lead, and held off Alpine for the series-clinching win.
Jean Carlos Peralta, Tyler Zuetenhorst, and C.J. Epperson all had three hits in the win. Zuetenhorst hit a home run and drove in three runs. Peralta and Mike Rachun each had two RBI.
Dalton Bernardi picked up the win, pitching six-and-one-third innings, giving up five runs on seven hits with six walks and five strikeouts.
The Stockade is 28-30 overall. They lead Topeka by two games for the third and final playoff spot in the North Division of the Pecos League with eight games to play. The Stockade opens a four game series in Tucson, Ariz., today.