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Monday, April 19, 2010
Frisco wins: Ogando has 3 shutout innings

By Richard Durrett

Here's the writeup from the RoughRiders media relations folks on today's win over Arkansas:

The Frisco lineup scored a season-high 9 runs in a late morning meeting with Arkansas where it picked up its second straight victory 9-5.  Wes Bankston and Renny Osuna both went 3 for 5 with 2 doubles.  Bankston paced the 'Riders with 3 RBIs.  Jonathan Greene added 2 RBIs going 2 for 5.  Johnny Whittleman added a solo home run, his first of the year. James Tomlin and Matt Lawson also had two hits each, making it 5 different 'Riders with multiple hits.  In all, Frisco finished with a season-high 15 hits.

Alexi Ogando, on a strict pitch, count went 3 innings, allowing 1 run on 1 hit, while walking none and striking out 3.  Ogando's fastball topped out at 98 mph.  Tanner Roark picked up the victory after allowing 1 run on 4 hits in 3 innings along with 4 strikeouts.  Ben Snyder worked the final 2.2 innings nearly perfect, the only blemish being a walk.

Frisco improves to 4 and 7 on the year and closes out its first road trip tomorrow in Arkansas.  Richard Bleier (0-1, 6.37) will make his third start of the year for the 'Riders against Jayson Miller (0-2, 5.40).