Railroaders played in the old Kitty
League which was founded in 1903. The League played
baseball at the Class D level from 1903 to 1955. In 2005 the
Fulton Railroaders were reborn within a new K.I.T. League after
50 years. The Railroaders played with the new KIT League through
2010. In 2011, the Railroaders joined the Ohio
Valley League. 2017 OVL Teams are Fulton KY, Owensboro KY,
Madisonville KY, Hopkinsville KY, Paducah KY, Muhlenberg County KY,
Henderson KY, and Dubois County IN.
league will play a 40 game schedule beginning June, 2017 with playoff
series beginning in late July. NCAA rules and guidelines will be followed, and all umpires are NCAA
certified. The OVL is a collegiate wooden bat league.
Fulton Railroader Baseball Club L.L.C. is owned by local business
people. Our goal is to provide a quality baseball team and
excitement for the citizens of our area.
home games are played at Lohaus Field, Fulton
11, Bombers 3. (July
21, 2017) Playoffs
Round 1, Game 1:. The Railroaders win big over the
Bombers in Dubois County in the first game of the
Playoffs. Game 2 of the best of 3 series will be in
Fulton on Saturday night. Further game summary pending. Complete box scores Click
Railroaders make Leaders List. (July
20, 2017) Each
year at the completion of the regular season, the OVL
recognizes those players who have lead the league in 8
areas of performance. This year four Railroaders have
made the list in 3 of the areas.
Salata - Most homeruns with 10 and 2nd most RBI
Walker - 2nd most homeruns with 9
Arevalo - 4th best ERA at 2.45
South - 5th best ERA at 2.65
to these and all the Railroader players. Good luck in
the Playoffs. To see a complete list of all league
leaders check the OVL website.
begin Friday. The
Railroaders are on the road Friday to begin the Playoffs
at Dubois County against the Bombers. This is Round One
and first game of a best-of-three series with the second
game on Saturday in FULTON. Sunday will be in Dubois if necessary.
The winner of Round one will advantage to Semi-Final
Round series. Download PDF copy of Playoffs Bracket Click
5, Stallions 4. (July
19, 2017) The
Railroaders end the final regular season game with a win
over the Stallions in Mulhenberg County.
in the game 3-0 after 6 innings, the Railroaders rallied
in the 7th to score 3 runs and tie the game. Bottom of
the 7th, the Stallions lead off hitter Alfred Cruz hit a
homerun to retake the lead for Mulhenberg.
the top of the 8th with two men on base and two outs,
Carrington Wilson doubled for 2 RBI to give Fulton the
Acuff gets the win for the Railroaders for 2 innings
pitched, no runs, hits, or walks and had 2 strikeouts.
The loss goes to Cortland Hampton. Both teams used 5
pitchers each in the game. Complete box scores Click
the 2017 regular season completed, the Railroaders now
head to Round One of the post-season Playoffs. The first
best-of-three series begins on Friday, July 21 with the
Railroaders on the road to Dubois County to take on the
Bombers. Game two will be on Saturday in Fulton with
game three in Dubois if needed.
4, Railroaders 3. (July
18, 2017) The
Chiefs fought back from an early Fulton lead to beat the
Railroaders in Paducah. The win places the Chiefs in 2nd
in the West Division with one game left with the Miners
trailing in 3rd who have completed their regular season
play. The Chiefs need to win their final game on
Wednesday against the Flash in secure 2nd seed for the
Playoffs. The loss for Fulton locks them into the 4th
seed in the West.
the game, Paducah had 7 hits, 3 errors and left 8 men on
base. Fulton had 10 hits, one error and stranded 10
Williams gets the win for the Chiefs going 7 innings,
giving up 9 hits, 3 runs (2 earned), no walks and 8
strikeouts. Bryant Claunch earned a save for 2 innings
pitched to close the game.
loss goes to reliever Jackson South for 2 2/3 innings
allowing 3 hits, 3 runs (2 earned), 3 walks with no
strikeouts. Fulton starter William Seewer threw for 5
innings with 4 hits, one run, 3 walks and 3 strikeouts.
Hunter Smith got the final out for the Railroaders. Complete box scores Click
6, Railroaders 2. (July
17, 2017) (From
Hopkinsville) The Hoptown Hoppers (23-15) defeated the visiting Fulton Railroaders (17-21) 6-2 on Monday night in Hopkinsville at Tiger Field. The Hoppers put up 10 hits on the night, but it would prove to be defensive miscues that cost Fulton the game with a total of 7 Railroader errors.
With one out in the bottom of the 1st inning, Zach Duvall blasted a double off the left field wall followed by an infield single by Taylor Fought. Fought then stole 2nd base, but two throwing errors allowed both Duvall and Fought to score.
Fulton responded with two runs in the top of the 2nd. Paul Salata led off the inning with a solo shot over the right field wall. With one out, former Hopper Will Acuff reached first base on a single and would later score on a fielder’s choice RBI by Owen Parsons.
Hoptown regained the lead in the bottom of the 2nd inning. A walk put lead off batter Aiden Elias on first. An error would push him to 2nd base and then he scored on an RBI single by Fought.
Nolen Milton started the bottom of the 3rd inning for the Hoppers reaching first on an error by the 3rd baseman and was advanced to 2nd on a base hit by Daryl Myers. On a sacrifice bunt from Dalton Dedas, a costly throwing error by the 1st baseman would allow Milton to score and Myers to reach 3rd. A base hit by Aharon Modlin drove in Myers for the 2nd run of the inning.
The Hoppers added another run in the 4th inning. With one out, Reese Alexiades hit a single up the middle. He then stole 2nd base and advanced to 3rd on a wild pitch. A costly error by the 2nd baseman allowed Alexiades to score.
Fulton slowed down the Hoppers with effective relief pitching from Hunter Smith and Pablo Arevalo holding them scoreless the rest of the game.
Dustin Berrong (8-1) earned his 8th win of the season for the Hoppers, establishing a new OVL record for wins. Berrong went 7 innings, giving up 2 earned runs on 5 hits with no walks and 9 strikeouts. Jesse Philp would come in and pitch 2 scoreless innings to close out the game for the Hoppers.
The Hoppers head to Madisonville tomorrow to face the Miners (17-21) while Fulton travels to Paducah to face the Chiefs (17-20). Complete box scores Click
16, Railroaders 6. (July
16, 2017) In
Paducah the Chiefs scalped five Railroader pitchers
amassing 16 runs with 18 hits and left 12 more runners
on base. The Railroaders managed 8 hits for their 6 runs
leaving 9 on base and were never able to find their
footing during the game. The win moved Paducah back into
2n place in the West and pushed Fulton to 3rd place.
Sawyers got the win for 6 innings allowing 5 hits, 3
runs (one earned), 3 walks and had 4 strikeouts.
Stern takes the loss pitching the first 2 innings giving
up 5 hits, 7 earned runs, 4 walks and one strikeout.
two teams meet one more time in Paducah on Tuesday to
complete their regular season series. Complete box scores Click
6, Chiefs 5. (July
15, 2017) The
Railroaders rally in late innings to come from behind
and beat the Chiefs 6-5 in Fulton. The Railroaders had 7
hits, one error and left 4 on base. The Chiefs got 5
hits, committed 2 errors and stranded 7 runners. The win
moved Fulton into 2nd place in the West Division.
Paducah slides to 4th place behind Madisonville who beat
Hoptown on the same evening.
Chiefs jumped to an early 3-0 lead in the top of the 2nd
inning. Tyler Hubbard singled for a RBI and Brandon
Kelley singled for 2 RBI.
added single runs in the 5th and 6th inning to take a
commanding 5-0 lead over Fulton. Nick Shumaker tripled
for a RBI in the 5th, and Brandon Kelley got a RBI off a
bunt single in the 6th inning.
Railroaders bounded back in the 7th to tie the game
scoring 5 runs. Hunter Higdon lead off with a solo
homerun. With a runner on first, Andrew Rapoza hit a 2
RBI homerun. Will Acuff singled and Jared Cramer doubled
to put runners on 2nd and 3rd base. Brandon Hauswald
followed and reached 1st base on a dropped third strike
as the Chief's catcher threw a wild throw toward 3rd
base that caromed into the Railroaders dugout allowing 2
runs to score.
of the 8th inning, Hunter Higdon singled to lead off,
made to 2nd on a ground out and then 3rd on a wild
pitch. Higdon finally made it home on another error by
the Chiefs to give Fulton the 6-5 final score.
Baker gets the win in middle relieve for 3 2/3 innings
giving up one earned run, 2 walks, and had 4 strikeouts.
Jackson South picked up a save closing out the final
inning. Fulton starter James Geiger threw for 4 1/3
innings allowing 3 hits, 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 3
loss goes to reliever Travis Regalado for one inning
pitched and tagged with the go ahead unearned run, he
gave up one hit, one walk and one strikeout. Paducah's
starter Blake Clynes pitched 7 innings, and had strong performance
the first 6 innings. Clynes allowed 6 hits, 5 runs (2
earned), no walks and had 12 strikeouts.
teams play again on Sunday in Paducah. Complete box scores Click
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