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Zarraga's homer not enough in 4-1 loss to Redhawks

Zarraga's homer not enough in 4-1 loss to Redhawks
05/23/2017 4:16 PM -
CLEBURNE, Texas -- Shawn Zarraga hit a solo home run in the second inning, but the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks used a go-ahead two-run home run in the seventh inning en route to a 4-1 win over the Cleburne Railroaders at The Depot Tuesday afternoon. 
 
Zarraga clubbed the franchise's first home run -- an opposite-field solo shot to right field -- but the Railroaders (2-3) managed just five hits and scored a lone run for the second consecutive day.
 
Jorge Martinez gave up just one run with one walk and five strikeouts over six innings of work, but Cortland Cox -- making his fourth appearance in six games -- gave up a pair of runs on the Ryan Pineda homer and was pegged with the loss after just one inning of work.
 
Five different Railroaders registered a hit, including Maikol Gonzalez and Geraldo Valentin -- who both had hits in Cleburne's four-hit, one-run performance Monday night -- but Fargo-Moorhead starter Tyler Alexander gave up just the one run and five hits in the American Association's first complete game of 2017. 
 
Bryce Beeler pitched a scoreless inning of relief with one walk and a pair of strikeouts, while Kyle Westwood gave up one run on a pair of hits with a walk in the ninth inning. 
 
The two teams wrap of the three-game series with another 11:05 a.m. first pitch Wednesday. Tickets are still available and can be purchased online at railroaderbaseball.com or in person at the box office located outside of The Depot at Cleburne Station. 
 
Michael Dixon
Radio play-by-play, media relations
 


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