Lori Lyons, Rougarou Writer
The Baton Rouge Rougarou got back on the winning track Monday night, taking a 4-2 victory over the Sequin River Monsters at Smokey Joe Williams Field. The win ended a five-game skid for the Rougarou, whose last win came on June 12 against the River Monsters at Pete Goldsby Field.
The Rougarou pitchers held Sequin to three hits on the night with starter Gage Bihm throwing five hitless innings. He walked two and struck out two. Landry Alligood allowed one run on two hits in two innings of work. Chris Tonna picked up the save, allowing one run on one hit in two innings.
The Baton Rouge bats also came back to life in Seguin as the team pounded 11 hits off of three pitchers. Brennan Lambert got things started quickly with a 2-run homerun in the first inning. Lane Hutchinson went 3-for-5, scoring on Lambert’s homer in the first. Landon LeBlanc went 2-for-4 with a a double and a run scored, and Reed Eason went 2-for-4 with one RBI and a run scored.
The Roux added two runs in the fourth inning on LeBlanc’s double, a single by Eason, an error.
Baton Rouge will be off Tuesday and Wednesday to travel to Victoria, Texas, to take on the Victoria Generals Thursday at Riverside Stadium at 7 p.m.