RailRiders Blanked by Clippers
Tyler Austin Collects Two Hits in Rehab Appearance
Moosic, Pa. – The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) scoreless innings streak stretched to a season-worst 19 innings on Tuesday night as the Columbus Clippers walked away with a 5-0 victory at PNC Field. The RailRiders (28-20) have dropped two straight while the Clippers (23-27) have won four in a row.
Julian Merryweather (1-0) tossed eight innings of four-hit ball in his Triple-A debut with Columbus. He struck out eight without walking a batter. Domingo German (1-1) allowed five runs on seven hits in his seven frames of work. German allowed a solo shot to Richie Shaffer in the second frame and surrendered four runs on five hits in the third.
Tyler Austin finished 2-for-4 in his fourth rehab outing with SWB and stroked a double to left in the first inning for his first extra-base hit during the stint.
The 2016 Gildan Triple-A National Champion RailRiders continue their series with a doubleheader against the Columbus Clippers (Cleveland Indians) at 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Right-handerChance Adams (2-1, 2.12) gets the starting nod in the first game and left-hander Joe Mantiply (2-2, 2.53). For tickets or more information, please call 570-969-BALL (2255) or visit swbrailriders.com.