The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the signing of Eric Morell on Friday. The right-handed pitcher is active for tonight’s game and getting the start on the hill in the first game of a weekend series vs the Sioux Falls Canaries.
Morell signed his first professional baseball contract with the Tucson Saguaros of the PECOS League in 2017. In his first year with the club he made 10 starts, including a complete game shutout, and finished with a record of 7-0 and a 4.09 ERA. From 6/24 to 7/18 he made five straight quality starts and recorded a total of eight quality starts on the season.
The righty returned to the Saguaros for the 2018 campaign, a season that saw his ERA climb to 5.17 in 11 appearances (nine starts). Despite the down year in terms of his ERA, Morell finished the season with a record of 3-2 and managed to...
Six shutout innings from Trevor Lubking and a season-high 10 runs led the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a 10-1 victory over the Sioux City Explorers and their first series win of the year on Thursday night at U.S. Steel Yard. Every starter reached base safely at least one time for the ‘Cats and eight of the nine reached base twice or more.
After shutting out Sioux City, 7-0, in the home opener on Tuesday night at U.S. Steel Yard, the Explorers turned the tables on the RailCats with a 2-0 shutout over Gary on Wednesday. Gary’s (2-3) best chance of scoring came in the bottom of the first when the ‘Cats had the bases loaded with one out but recorded back-to-back flyouts to end the inning.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats claimed left-handed pitcher Braulio Torres-Perez off waivers from the Milwaukee Milkmen on Tuesday. 2019 marks Torres-Perez’s fourth season of professional baseball and third stint with Gary.
Chicago baseball has been nothing if not dramatic since the season started a little over a month ago. The Cubs battled their way to first place in the division after a terrible start, while the White Sox welcomed the debut prized prospect Eloy Jimenez only to add him to the injured list a few weeks later.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced their spring training schedule earlier this week. The RailCats play five exhibition games (three road, two home) before opening the season on Friday, May 17th at 7:05 p.m. against the Chicago Dogs. Listed below is the team’s exhibition schedule.
Chad Patrick (Hebron, Ind./Hebron) threw a complete game shutout en route for his fourth win of the season as the Purdue University Northwest baseball team secured a huge series victory against Grand Valley State as the Pride split a doubleheader Saturday. The Pride won game 1, 7-0, and dropped the second game, 4-1. PNW also secured a spot in their first ever Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference Tournament in their second season in the conference. The tournament takes place May 9-12.
2018 was a record year for the Gary SouthShore RailCats with a franchise high 59-41 record, countless events at the ballpark, and an intense playoff appearance. Fans are anticipating the start of the upcoming 2019 season and wondering what they can expect from the division champions.
The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Kaleb Fontenot on Monday. Fontenot was 1-0 with an 8.10 ERA in three relief appearances with the Down East Wood Ducks (Texas Rangers Class-A Advanced Affiliate) of the Carolina League before signing his first Independent Professional Baseball (IPBF) contract with Gary.
Community members gathered at the new Hammond Sportsplex Saturday afternoon for the 2019 NFL Draft Pick ceremony. People enjoyed a day filled with fun family activities and celebrated with an array of young athletes who dream of entering the National Football League.