As the College World Series winds down, TCL rosters are beginning to become complete. Several players made their 2007 TCL debut tonight including Mineral Wells pitcher Scott Bittle (Ole Miss) who was greeted by the bats of the Roughnecks.
WICHITA FALLS 8, MINERAL WELLS 3
Righthander Chase Anderson scattered five hits and struck out six batters in six innings to lead the Wichita Falls Roughnecks to an 8-3 victory over the Mineral Wells Steam in Texas Collegiate League action Monday night at Hoskins Field. Anderson (1-0) allowed one earned run in his six innings pitched to pick up his first win of the season while leading the Roughnecks to a 6-2 record. Mineral Wells starter Scott Bittle (0-1) picked up the loss as the Steam fell to 1-9. The Roughnecks broke the game open with a seven-run third inning as Bittle was charged with six of the runs. Roughneck left fielder Chris Richburg sealed the game in the seventh inning with his first home run of the season, a towering shot to left field. Richburg was 2-for-4 for the game with 2 RBI and two runs scored. Designated hitter Danny Slinkman also went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored.
WEATHERFORD 8, BRAZOS VALLEY 0
The Wranglers got their first look at the newest team in the TCL on Monday night and liked what they saw as Weatherford topped
Valley 8-0. Wranglers starting pitcher Jon Kibler (2-0), from
State , went 8 strong innings surrendering just three hits and allowed no runs. Reliever Zach Harwood came on and pitched a scoreless 9th to preserve the 2nd shutout on the season for the Wranglers. Bombers starting pitcher Cody Curry (1-1) suffered his first loss of the season giving up five hits and two earned runs in four innings. Spencer Jackson made his 2007 debut for the Wranglers tonight and came through going 2-3 with 2 runs scored and an RBI. Wranglers third baseman Trey Crain continues to deliver in the clutch going 2-4 with 2 RBI.
COLLEYVILLE 16, DENTON 5
Colleyville's bats came alive after a short break due to the rain defeating the Denton Outlaws 16-5. The LoneStars pounded out 17 hits in the Monday night blowout, which is the most for the LoneStars this season. Colleyville returns to .500 on the year with a 4-4 record as the Outlaws slip to 4-5.