Cats clobber Brownsville

06/25/2014 11:52 PM

11/12/2014 6:23 PM

Trent Montgomery (3-3) pitched seven strong innings, and Ryan Lashley knocked in five runs as the Fort Worth Cats mauled the Brownsville Charros 12-1 at LaGrave Field.

Fort Worth (15-16) blew open a 1-1 game with a six-run fifth inning. The Cats scored four more in the eighth. Brownsville’s Tyler Cooper (0-1) allowed six runs on six hits in a third of an inning.

UNITED LEAGUE STANDINGS

W L Pct. GB
Rio Grande Valley 23 9 .719
Fort Worth 15 16 .484 71/2
San Angelo 12 15 .444 81/2
Brownsville 10 20 .345 111/2

Wednesday’s results

Fort Worth 12Brownsville 1

Rio Grande Valley 3San Angelo 0

Thursday’s games

Brownsville at Fort Worth6:05 p.m. (DH)

Rio Grande Valley at San Angelo7 p.m.

Wednesday’s linescore

Cats 12, Brownsville 1

Brownsville 010 000 000 1 7 0
Fort Worth 100 061 04x 12 11 1

Alsup, Cooper (5), Pardo (5), Mendoza (8), Pyles (8) and Mercedes. Montgomery, Johnson (8), Sanz (9) and O’Connell. W—Montgomery (3-3). L—Cooper (0-1). 2B—Brownsville: Rodriguez. Fort Worth: DiMatteo, Pair. HR—Fort Worth: Lashley. CS—Brownsville: Etier. E—Fort Worth: Malcom.

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