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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.

 


Sunday's results . . Bombers 8, Railroaders 1 . . The 2017 season has ended for the Railroaders . . see Hoghead for comments . .


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


Bombers 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 Here.

 

Final Comments. The 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 Here to post your comments on the season. 


Updated PDF copy of OVL Playoffs Bracket Here..

 

Bombers 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 the game.

 

Dubois 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.

 

Hunter 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.

 

Starter 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.

 

The 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 Here.


Railroaders 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.

 

After 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 sacrifice fly.

 

The Bombers scored one run in the 7th off a sac fly to make the it a 5-3 score still in favor of Fulton.

 

In 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.

 

Hunter 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.

 

For the Bombers Zack Gray was 2 of 5 with one RBI. Bryce Keizan, Jordan Libman and Alex Alders each scored once across the plate.

 

Starter 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.

 

The loss goes to starter Caleb Wagner with 5 1/3 innings giving up 6 hits, 5 runs (4 earned), 2 walks and had 6 strikeouts.

 

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.


2017 GAME SUMMARIES HERE    ----     2017 PRE-SEASON NEWS HERE


 

   

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