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Frisco takes second straight from Sod Poodles 7-3

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The Amarillo Sod Poodles fell for a second consecutive night to the Frisco RoughRiders by a final score of 7-3 in front of 7,049 fans Tuesday night.

Soddies starting pitcher Emmanuel Ramirez tossed seven quality innings Tuesday night and only allowed two earned runs on eight hits but was dealt the no-decision. San Diego Padres' rookie rehabber Fernando Tatis Jr. went 1-for-2 with a single, one run, and a walk. 

For a second straight night, the Frisco RoughRiders struck in the top of the first inning when they plated one run on two hits. The lone run came when Andretty Cordero reached on a fielding error by Brad Zunica which allowed Christian Lopes to score and gave the RoughRiders the 1-0 lead.

In the bottom of the second, Amarillo knotted the ballgame up at 1-1 when Brad Zunica grounded out to first base advancing Owen Miller home.

The RoughRiders tacked on one run in the sixth when Josh Altmann doubled down the left-field line scoring Cordero which gave Frisco the 2-1 advantage. In the bottom of the inning, the Sod Poodles answered right back with two runs of their own when Edward Olivares roped a double to left field which plated Tatis Jr. and Ivan Castillo to give the Soddies the 3-2 lead.

Frisco tied the contest up at 3-3 in the seventh when Preston Beck grounded out to second base which allowed Brendon Davis to score. 

In the eighth inning, the RoughRiders plated three runs to take a 6-3 lead. The first run came via an RBI double from Altmann followed by Michael De Leon's two-run home run to right field.   

The RoughRiders added one insurance run in the ninth as Cordero drove in his second run of the game courtesy of a sacrifice fly to left field which pushed the Frisco lead to 7-3.   

Amarillo came to bat in the bottom of the ninth chasing four runs but was retired in order and, with the loss, are now are two games back of the first place RoughRiders. 

On Wednesday afternoon, the Amarillo Sod Poodles and Frisco RoughRiders will wrap up their three-game series. First pitch is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. with Adrian Morejon getting the nod from manager Phillip Wellman. Morejon will matchup against Edgar Arredondo for Frisco RoughRiders.

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