Five Railroaders named All-Stars, Brothers homers in debut as Cleburne goes 1-6 last week
Railroaders sit in second place in the Eastern Division a week from the All-Star Game after going 1-6 last week
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Brothers went 6-for-17 with the lone home run, two RBIs and five runs scored in four games last week.
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Cleburne lost two of three games to the Lincoln Saltdogs last week in Cleburne before being swept in four games in Sioux City.
Cleburne’s lone win came on a two-out walk-off single from Alexander in the bottom of the ninth inning against Lincoln Tuesday. Alexander is batting .286 with 13 homers and 43 RBIs in 2023.
Kevin Hilton (3-2) was the only Cleburne starting pitcher to pitch at least six innings in a game last week. He allowed one run on seven hits and no walks and struck out three batters through seven innings pitched Tuesday.
Kasey Kalich (2-2) came within an out of pitching six innings as he allowed one earned run on three hits and two walks and struck out eight batters through five and 2/3 innings pitched as Sioux City beat Cleburne 1-0 Saturday. Kalich leads Cleburne with a 3.56 ERA in 2023.
Alex Jackson went 9-for-25 with five RBIs last week. Jackson is batting .243 with 25 RBIs and a team-leading 13 stolen bases in 2023.
At 5.5 games behind the Milwaukee Milkmen for first place in the East Division, Cleburne will begin a six-game series against the league-worst Winnipeg Goldeyes Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Winnipeg, Canada before the four-day All-Star break.