Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Rascals Clobber Freedom in Game 2

Rascals Clobber Freedom in Game 2

O'FALLON, Mo. -- The River City Rascals rolled the Florence Freedom 15-4 in the middle game of their series on Saturday night. LJ Kalawaia had four hits, including two RBIs,  and Andrew Penner and Braxton Martinez drove in three runs each in the blowout.

After Martinez got the Rascals on the board with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the first, Connor Crane answered with an RBI single for the Freedom in the bottom of the frame to tie the game 1-1. It was all Rascals from there, as Zach Lavy hit a two-run blast in the bottom of the fourth, which was followed a few batters later with a two-run single from Penner. The Rascals added five runs each in the fourth and sixth innings. Nick Anderson had RBI hits in both frames, and the Rascals finished with 17 total hits on the night.

Rascals starter Alex Winkelman went 4 1/3 innings, allowing three runs. Reliever Yeison Medina (6-3) earned the win, going 3 2/3 scoreless innings with three strikeouts. Freedom starter Jackson Owens (0-1) took the loss, allowing ten runs, nine earned, over 3 2/3 innings.

The Rascals (44-34) will look to finish off a sweep of the Freedom (48-31) in the series finale tomorrow night, with first pitch scheduled for 5:05 p.m. CDT from CarShield Field. Taylor Ahearn is expected to take the mound for the Rascals.

Rascals Blasted in Finale
August 8, 2019 Rascals Blasted in Finale
Rascals Shutout in Finale
August 4, 2019 Rascals Shutout in Finale
Rascals Blank Crushers
August 3, 2019 Rascals Blank Crushers
Rascals Fall in Opener
July 29, 2019 Rascals Fall in Opener
Kaczor Signed By Rockies
July 24, 2019 Kaczor Signed By Rockies
Rascals Fall In Finale
July 4, 2019 Rascals Fall In Finale
Freeman Signs With Ducks
June 21, 2019 Freeman Signs With Ducks
Reds Sign Byrd
June 17, 2019 Reds Sign Byrd
Sunday's Game Postponed
June 16, 2019 Sunday's Game Postponed
Rascals Win Finale 4-1
June 13, 2019 Rascals Win Finale 4-1
Cardinals Sign Roach
June 13, 2019 Cardinals Sign Roach
Brewers Sign Sigman
June 12, 2019 Brewers Sign Sigman
Rascals Fall in Finale
June 9, 2019 Rascals Fall in Finale
Rascals Game Suspended
June 5, 2019 Rascals Game Suspended
May 21, 2019 MAY 21 CANCELED
Rascals Office Open
November 13, 2018 Rascals Office Open