Baton Rouge, LA – June 12, 2019 – The Rougarou returned home on Wednesday night after a two game road trip and played the Acadiana Cane Cutters with a few new players playing their first game at Pete Goldsby Field. The offense exploded for 8 runs in a game that was never in reach for the Cane Cutters.
The Rougarou started their scoring early on Wednesday night when new addition Drew Bianco hit a 3 run home run in the bottom of the 2nd inning with Scotty Scott and Trevor Rugg on base. This gave the Rougarou a 3-0 lead after 2 innings. The Rougarou continued their scoring in the bottom of the 3rd inning when Brennan Lambert scored on an error by the Cane Cutters and then Kalun Dronette hit an RBI single scoring 2 runs. This put the Rougarou up 6-0 after 3 innings.
The Rougarou extended their lead in the bottom of the 5th inning scoring 1 run on a base hit by Logan Lejeune that scored Kalun Dronette. A second run scored on a base hit by Johnny Johnson that scored Scotty Scott. After 5 innings, the Rougarou led 8-0. The Cane Cutters scored 3 runs in the top of the 7th inning to make it an 8-3 game.
After the 7th inning, the rest of the game was scoreless and the Rougarou got their second win of the season beating the Cane Cutters 8-3. Daxton Tinker pitched 6 scoreless innings for the Rougarou against the Cane Cutters and relief pitcher Stevie Szucs closed it out for the Rougarou giving up zero runs.
The Rougarou play the Cane Cutters again on Thursday night and will celebrate Thirsty Thursday at Pete Goldsby Field where all in attendance can buy $1 beers. Thursday night’s home game against the Cane Cutters will be the last game of the Rougarou’s 2 game home series against the Cane Cutters before they travel to Victoria, Texas to take on the Victoria Generals on Friday night.
The Greatest Show in Town is Coming – for tickets and more information on Baton Rouge’s very own Minor League Baseball Experience for the inaugural season, go to brrougarou.com or call (225)-500-4FUN. Follow the Rougarou on social media: facebook.com/BatonRougeRougarou/ | Twitter: @BRRougarou | Instagram: brrougarou.
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