Greyhounds sweep Rochester Royals

Published 1:42pm Sunday, August 4, 2013

ROCHESTER – The Austin Greyhounds swept the Rochester Royals by scores of 4-3 and 7-3 in Rochester Saturday.

Tyler Leopold knocked in the winning run in game one with a one-out RBI single in the top of the eighth inning. John Frein turned a double play in the seventh to force the game into the eighth.

Former Royal Dave Adams was 5-for-5 on the day for the Hounds (17-9 overall).

Austin’s Matt Raso had a double and three RBIs in the nightcap.

The Hounds will play the Austin Blue Sox, who are seeded No. 2, in a Section tournament game at Marcusen Park Friday at 7 p.m.

The Mets are the top-seeded team in the section and the Rochester Royals are No. 4.

Hounds 4, Royals 3

Hounds pitching: Joe Huffman (W), 8 IP, 5 H, 3 BB, 3 R, 2 ER, 6 K, 2 HBP

Hounds hitting: Joe Kroc, 1-for-4, double, RBI; Nate Johnson, 2-for-4, R; Craig Braaten, 2-for-4, 2 R; Dave Adams, 3-for-3, RBI; Jeremy Williams, 0-for-3, BB; John Frein, 0-for-2, BB, R

Hounds 7, Royals 3

Hounds pitching: Weston Hanson (L), 5 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 4 K, 1 HBP; Zach Schara, 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R

Hounds hitting: Kroc, 0-for-2, R, SB, 2 BBs; Williams, 2-for-4; Nate Johnson, 2-for-3, 2 R; Braaten, 1-for-4, RBI; Dave Adams, 2-for-2, RBI, R, 2 BBs; Tyler Leopold, 1-for-4, RBI, 2 R; Matt Raso, 3-for-4, double, 3 RBIs; Nels Nelson, 0-for-3, RBI


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