The Roughnecks defeated Weatherford for the first time this season and the win was a big one. The Roughnecks took over sole possession of second place in the Hornsby Division with the win.
Graham has scored 37 runs in the past two nights after hanging a TCL record 19 runs on Mineral Wells Friday.
Steve Ptak hit two homers and Dustin Martin added as Graham scored six runs in the fourth, five in the fifth and three in the sixth to put the game away. Ptak was four for five with six RBIs. Martin was three for four and Keanon Simon was three for four with three runs scored.
Reese Baker picked up the win in relief while Sean McLemore took the loss.
Weatherford was led by a homer from Adam Hale.
Mineral Wells 4
The Outlaws received a homer and four RBIs from Kyle Jones and two hits each from Andrew Brown and Brian Spear in turning back the Steam.
Justin Boyette picked up his first win of the season, firing three scoreless innings.
Chris Rusler took the loss for Mineral Wells.
Denton maintained a four game lead over Graham heading into the Futures Game break beginning Sunday. Graham and Denton meet at the Ballpark on Bonnie Bray Tuesday for doubleheader action.
Highland Park 2
The LoneStars won a pitching dual at Scotland Yard as Tony Langford allowed only one run in six innings, then handed the game over to B.J. Boening and Kevin Biringer, who allowed only one run the rest of the way to give Euless the win.
John McKee and Stan Widman each had two hits and an RBI for Euless, which improved to 24-17 with the victory. The LoneStars are just two games behind McKinney in the playoff race in the Tris Speaker Division.
Highland Park was led by the bat of Will Henderson, who had two hits.
The Marshals roughed up J.P. Aleman for five runs in the ninth to blow open the game in McKinney.
Logan Parker had a homer and five RBIs to lead the way in the win, while Brandon Glover added two hits and two RBIs and Blake Hurlbutt added three hits.
Greg Erickson was the winning pitcher, going 6 1/3 innings allowing only the two runs and striking out six.
Brandon Knapp took the loss for Coppell.
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