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
8, Railroaders 1. (July
23, 2017) Playoffs
Round 1, Game 3. The Railroaders have now been
eliminated from the playoffs. Congrats to the DC Bombers
as they advance to the semi-final round of the Playoffs.
Further game summary pending. Complete box scores Click
season is now over for the Railroaders and we look
forward to next year. Safe travels to all the Players
and thank you for another great year of baseball. Click
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comments on the season.
PDF copy of OVL Playoffs Bracket Here..
12, Railroaders 9. (July
22, 2017) Playoffs
Round 1, Game 2. The Bombers used the long ball and
7 Railroaders errors to win in Fulton and force a third
game in Round One of the playoffs. The Bombers scored
early and often as the Railroaders played catch up
throughout the game but fell short. The Bombers stranded
5 runners and the Railroader left 11 men on base during
was lead at the plate by Zack Gray who went 4 for 5 that
included 2 homeruns, a triple to produce 6 RBI total and
scoring twice. Gray hit a third homerun but failed to
touch home plate and was called out upon appeal. Camdon
Mercier was 2 of 5 with a homerun with 2 RBI and scored
3 times. Anthony Sanchez was 2 for 4 and scored 4 runs.
Higdon was best for Fulton going 4 of 6 with 3 RBI and
one run scored. Andrew Rapoza and Owen Parsons produced
2 RBI each in the effort.
Jordan Cozart takes the win for 6 innings on the mound
allowing 8 hits, 6 runs (5 earned), 3 walks and had 10
strikeouts. Brandon Smith picked up a save closing out
the final inning.
loss goes to Fulton starter Cody Caballero who went 3
innings giving up 9 hits, 6 earned runs, no walks and 2
strikeouts. Complete box scores Click
11, Bombers 3. (July
21, 2017) Playoffs
Round 1, Game 1. The Railroaders won big over the
Bombers in Dubois County in the first game of the
Playoffs. The Railroaders totaled 12 hits, 2 errors, and
left 6 men on base, the Bombers had 9 hits, 4 errors and
stranded 11 runners.
5 complete innings both teams were tied with a 2-2-
score. Top of the 6th inning the Railroaders pushed
ahead scoring 3 more runs with two RBI singles and a
Bombers scored one run in the 7th off a sac fly to make
the it a 5-3 score still in favor of Fulton.
the top of the 8th the Railroaders leaped ahead putting
up 6 more runs off 4 hits and 3 Bomber errors. Two RBI
singles and another sacrifice fly produced 4 of the
runs. The final 11-3 score was competed.
Higdon lead the Railroaders going 3 of 4, 2 RBI and 2
scores. Paul Salata was 2 for 4, one RBI and 3 runs
scored. AJ Smith and Owen Parsons each had 2 hits, one
RBI and scored 2 runs.
the Bombers Zack Gray was 2 of 5 with one RBI. Bryce
Keizan, Jordan Libman and Alex Alders each scored once
across the plate.
Pablo Arevalo gets the win for 6 innings allowing 7
hits, 2 runs (one earned), one walk and had 2
strikeouts. Hunter Smith and Seth Rayburn closed out the
final 3 innings.
loss goes to starter Caleb Wagner with 5 1/3 innings
giving up 6 hits, 5 runs (4 earned), 2 walks and had 6
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
GAME SUMMARIES HERE
PRE-SEASON NEWS HERE