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Saturday, September 01, 2012
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – The Grand Prairie AirHogs scored 2 go ahead runs in the bottom of the 8th inning to secure a 5-3 victory over the Amarillo Sox Saturday night at QuikTrip Park.
Andres Rodriguez had 3 RBI double in the 3rd that put the AirHogs on the board first. Trent Lockwood would seal the deal in the 8th with the go-ahead 2 RBI triple in his pinch-hit appearance.
AirHogs starter Nick DeBarr lasted five and two-thirds innings, giving up 3 runs and walking 1 with 4 strikeouts. Derrick Miramontes had a 1 walk, 2 strikeout inning and a third.
Ronnie Morales (5-4) picked up the win his inning of relief. Justin Dowdy picked up his 17th save of the season.
Notes: Laredo won their game as well, keeping the deficit at 2 games. If Laredo loses tomorrow, the AirHogs must win in order to have a shot at the playoffs on Monday.
The 2011 American Association Champion Grand Prairie AirHogs conclude the regular season on Monday, September 1. All games are aired live and for free on Ustream by clicking on the link on the AirHogs’ home page or visiting http://www.ustream.tv/channel/airhogs-baseball with selected contests aired on Time Warner Cable’s Texas Channel. For information on tickets, promotions, advertising, and other opportunities with the AirHogs, check out the Web site at www.airhogsbaseball.com, or call the QuikTrip Park office at (972) 504-9383.