Fort Worth’s bats heated up late to hold off a rally by the San Angelo Colts to give the Cats an 8-3 win Wednesday at Foster Field.
The Cats had eight extra-base hits, including a home run each from Ryan Lashley and Edwin Gomez. Lashley went 4 for 5 with four RBIs and three runs scored.
Former Fort Worth Southwest and UT Arlington star Daniel Milliman pitched 2/3 innings, giving up two runs on one hit.
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UNITED LEAGUE STANDINGS
|Rio Grande Valley||27||11||.711||—|
Fort Worth 8San Angelo 3
Brownsville 4Rio Grande Valley 2
San Angelo at Fort Worth7 p.m.
Brownsville at Rio Grande Valley7 p.m.
Cats 8, San Angelo 3
McGeary, Rucker (6), Milliman (7), Johnson (7), Sanz (9) and Pair. Budkevics, Bates (8) and Ford. W—McGeary (1-0). L—Budkevics (0-2). 2B—Fort Worth: DiMatteo 2, Lashley, Chavez, Pair, Kam. HR—Fort Worth: Lashley, Gomez. San Angelo: Ford. SB—San Angelo: Taveras. CS—San Angelo: McAllister. E—Fort Worth: Gomez, Milliman.