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RECRUITING/ROSTER

Richard Parham

Asst. General Manager

731-796-0068

270-472-2004 fax

richardparham11@gmail.com

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Kim Kimbell

270-994-1333

k_kimbell@msn.com

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Dan Voegeli

270-627-0219 cell

270-472-0843 office

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dvoegeli@bellsouth.net


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History

The 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 Information

The 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. 

Team Information

The 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. 

 

Management team

Mailing Address

GM

Secretary

Treasurer

Richard Parham

Elaine Forrester

Alice Voegeli

Fulton Railroaders

Baseball Club L.L.C.

P.O. Box 1615

Fulton, KY 42041

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All home games are played at Lohaus Field, Fulton KY.

 


Friday's results . . Railroaders 11, Bombers 3 . .Saturday at Home with Bombers game 2 of playoffs  . .


Final 2017 OVL Standings

EAST DIVISION

Team

W L % GB

Dubois Co.

29 11 .725 -

Henderson

18 22 .450 11

Owensboro

18 22 .450 11

Muhlenberg

16 24 .400 13

WEST DIVISION

Team

W L % GB

Hopkinsville

24 16 .600 -

Paducah

19 21 .475 5

Madisonville

18 22 .450 6

Fulton

18 22 .450 6

208 Main Street

Fulton, Kentucky

270.472.0843


       N E W S


Railroaders 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 Here.


Four 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. 

  • Paul Salata - Most homeruns with 10 and 2nd most RBI with 38

  • Zell Walker - 2nd most homeruns with 9

  • Pablo Arevalo - 4th best ERA at 2.45

  • Jackson South - 5th best ERA at 2.65

Congratulations 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.

 

Playoffs 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 Here.


Railroaders 5, Stallions 4. (July 19, 2017) The Railroaders end the final regular season game with a win over the Stallions in Mulhenberg County. 

 

Trailing 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.

 

In the top of the 8th with two men on base and two outs, Carrington Wilson doubled for 2 RBI to give Fulton the 5-4 victory.

 

Will 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 Here.

 

With 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.


Chiefs 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.

 

In the game, Paducah had 7 hits, 3 errors and left 8 men on base. Fulton had 10 hits, one error and stranded 10 runners.

 

Grant 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.

 

The 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 Here.


Hoppers 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 Here.


Chiefs 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.

 

Jacob Sawyers got the win for 6 innings allowing 5 hits, 3 runs (one earned), 3 walks and had 4 strikeouts.

 

Noah Stern takes the loss pitching the first 2 innings giving up 5 hits, 7 earned runs, 4 walks and one strikeout.

 

The two teams meet one more time in Paducah on Tuesday to complete their regular season series. Complete box scores Click Here.


Railroaders 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.

 

The 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. 

 

Paducah 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. 

 

The 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. 

 

Bottom 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.

 

Justin 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 strikeouts.

 

The 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.

 

Both teams play again on Sunday in Paducah. Complete box scores Click Here.


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