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Frisco collects 16 hits, dominates San Antonio on Friday

Evan Carter ties career high with four hits in 7-0 win
11:37 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (April 14, 2023) – The Frisco RoughRiders smacked 16 hits and shut down the San Antonio Missions on Friday night, winning 7-0 from Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium. Box Score The Riders (4-3) jumped out in front early with two runs in the first inning against Missions

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (April 14, 2023) – The Frisco RoughRiders smacked 16 hits and shut down the San Antonio Missions on Friday night, winning 7-0 from Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium.

Box Score

The Riders (4-3) jumped out in front early with two runs in the first inning against Missions (2-5) starter Duncan Snider (0-1). Evan Carter, Luisangel Acuña and Dustin Harris all picked up consecutive singles, with Harris knocking in Carter to start the scoring. Acuña then scored on a double play to make it 2-0. The trio at the top of the lineup combined to go 9-for-15 with Carter notching four hits to tie his career high.

The following inning, Frisco catcher Scott Kapers blasted his first home run of the season, a solo shot, and Carter added another run with an RBI single to push the Riders lead to 4-0.

That score stayed until the seventh when Kapers ripped an RBI double and Carter and Acuña both added RBI singles, putting Frisco up 7-0 for good.

On the mound, Nick Krauth (1-0) was strong in his first start for the Riders, allowing just three base runners on a single and two walks over five shutout innings with a strikeout.

Ricky DeVito, Grant Wolfram, Nick Starr and Triston Polley then came out of the Frisco bullpen, each throwing an inning, to complete the first shutout win of the year. The Missions only managed three hits on the night.

The series continues on Saturday, April 15th at 7:05 p.m. with RHP Tekoah Roby (0-0, 7.36) on the mound against LHP Brian Gonzalez (0-0, 0.00) for San Antonio.

Frisco returns to Riders Field on April 18th against Arkansas. The Thursday, April 20th game of that series is the first Bark in the Park Night of 2023, not to mention another Rowdy @ the River night, presented by Twisted Tea. Get your tickets now at RidersBaseball.com or call 972.731.9200.

About the RoughRiders

The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and the 2022 Texas League champions. In 2023, the team is celebrating its 20th anniversary and has consistently finished in the top five among all Double-A franchises in attendance yearly. In August 2014, the RoughRiders were purchased by an ownership group led by Chuck Greenberg. Since then, the new ownership group, together with the City of Frisco, has spearheaded numerous major franchise enhancements, investing over $8 million in a wide array of facility upgrades and improvements, including a state-of-the-art HD video board, sound system, Bull Moose Saloon, Bullpen Bar, Riders Outpost Team Store and the world's largest water feature in a sports facility, the massive Lazy River. These enhancements earned the Riders and the City of Frisco Ballpark Digest's prestigious "Best Ballpark Renovation" award for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016). More than 185 former RoughRiders players have gone on to play Major League Baseball including current Rangers Josh Jung, Cole Ragans and Bubba Thompson. For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders, please visit RidersBaseball.com or contact [email protected].