Baton Rouge, LA – June 13, 2019 – The Baton Rouge Rougarou celebrated Fraternity and Sorority Night against the Acadiana Cane Cutters where all in Greek life could buy half off tickets to the game. They also celebrated Thirsty Thursday where beers were only $1. The Rougarou fell to the Cane Cutters on Thursday night despite scoring early in the game.
The Cane Cutters got their scoring started early scoring 3 runs in the 2nd inning. The Rougarou struck back in the bottom of the 2nd with an RBI single by Johnny Johnson scoring Logan Lejeune and the second run scored on a sacrifice fly ball to center field by Trevor Rugg scoring Johnny Johnson. This cut the Cane Cutters lead to 3-2 after 2 innings.
The Cane Cutters extended their lead significantly in the top of the 5th inning scoring 7 runs and making it a 10-2 ball game. The Rougarou scored again in the bottom of the 6th inning on an RBI single by Carson Clowers that scored Trevor Rugg to cut the Cane Cutters lead to 10-3 after 6 innings. That was the end of the scoring for both teams and the Rougarou lost to the Cane Cutters with a final score of 10-3.
Despite a tough loss, the Rougarou had several good hitting performances on Thursday night. Carson Clowers went 2 for 2 with two base hits and an RBI. Cameron Crawford went 2 for 3 with a double and a single. The Rougarou did not struggle at the plate on Thursday night with 11 hits, only 2 less hits than the Cane Cutters.
That was the last game of the Rougarou’s 2 game home series against the Cane Cutters. The Rougarou will travel to Victoria, Texas to play the Victoria Generals on Friday night for the first game of their 2 game home series against the Generals.
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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