The Cleburne Railroaders made the most of their five hits in the game to edge the Sioux City Explorers 3-2.
Sioux City struck first in the top of the first inning when Joe Bennie doubled and then scored on an error but the Railroaders took the lead in the bottom of the inning as DH Geraldo Valentin doubled home both 2B Maikol Gonzalez and 3B Mitch Glasser. LF Jayce Ray tied the score in the top of the sixth off a sac fly from DH LeVon Washington but in the seventh, Glasser provided the eventual game-winning run with a double that plated SS Alex Polston.
For the game, Glasser had two of Cleburne’s five hits. For the Explorers, Washington went 3-for-3 to lead the team.
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